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Art Music

Art Music

Dr. Ashok Ranade

In its October 1991 issue, Sruti made a small but significant change by dropping the word “classical’ from its title. This change was prompted by a paper published by Dr. AshokRanade, who divided all music in ...

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An interview with Manjusri Chaki Sircar

An interview with Manjusri Chaki Sircar

LEELA VENKATARAMAN.

As Manjusri Chaki Sircar responded to a series of questions framed  by Sruti critic and correspondent LEELA VENKATARAMAN. Has your work as a cultural anthropologist given your dance a special dimension? If so, how? My travel and long stays ab ...

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Music and dance in Chalukya sculptures

Music and dance in Chalukya sculptures

Dr. Chithra Madhavan

The Chalukyas who ruled from the 6th to the 8th centuries AD were, like the Pallavas and the Pandyas of the Tamil country, great patrons of the fine arts, especially music and dance. At the same time, the Chalukya rulers were also interested in exper ...

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