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Akshaya Linga Vibho!!!

An attempt to showcase some insight into this Muthuswami Dikshitar masterpiece, said to be composed at the shrine of Kivalur, near Nagapattinam. Continue reading

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For the Cause of Music – SAFE Ramabadran

I knew he hadn’t been well for the past few months.  Although my interactions with the veteran rasika and organizer had not been very frequent, we nevertheless used to speak to one another on a fairly consistent basis.  He ALWAYS made it … Continue reading

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Nothing Like Listening to a Live Concert!

J.A.Jayanth’s Mali Memorial Concert for the BGS Trust I missed the first two items and I had to scan the near housefull auditorium in order to find a suitable seat.  I didn’t get the seat of my choice but settled … Continue reading

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Mission Music through Mandolin – U.Srinivas

Year – circa 1982 or 1983 Place – New Delhi Venue – Samaj Sadan Hall, Andrews Ganj, New Delhi The festival in progress was under the aegis of the South Delhi Music Circle. The main item of that day’s concert, … Continue reading

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Vakulabharanam – Lesser Known ‘Aabharanam’ of Carnatic Music!

Everyone familiar with Carnatic music knows the raga Mayamalavagaula for obvious reasons like the Sarali Varisai (beginners’ lessons being first taught in this raga) and several tremendously popular kritis and varnams.  This raga is also popular in Hindustani music as … Continue reading

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