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The Musical Genius of the Tanjavur Quartet

The Musical Genius of the Tanjavur Quartet

Gowri Ramnarayan

Ten centuries ago, South Indian music and dance had reached high levels of sophistication in Tanjavur, where royal patronage of three dynasties (Chola, Nayaka, Maratha) and the connoisseurship of the people, had nurtured ...

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Samudri

Sruti asked RANJABATI SIRCAR to tell us about her formative years, her work and the ideas and experiences which have influenced her in her evolution as a creative dancer. Her response: Early Years I have been learning dance with my mother. I was a ...

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Ustad Bismillah Khan

Ustad Bismillah Khan

S. SANKARANARAYANAN

Musicians Ustad Bismillah Khan The concept of nada is intricately woven into the spiritual fabric of the Indian tradition. Classical music has been viewed as a "sadhana" or search for the Self through music, and this was embodied in the persona of ...

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