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Raga Shuddha Kalyan: How and why it is changing

Raga Shuddha Kalyan: How and why it is changing

Deepak Raja

Shuddha Kalyan is a popular, though difficult, raga of the Kalyan parent scale. The raga is pentatonic in the ascent and heptatonic in the descent.  Ascent: SRGPDS' Descent: S'NDPM^GRS  The ascent is identic ...

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Mylapore — Musical hub of Madras

Mylapore — Musical hub of Madras

GAYATRI SUNDARESAN

Reminiscences of S. Rajam  Mylapore — Musical hub of Madras My life has revolved around music and art. I have seen and heard most of the stalwarts of the ‘golden period’ of Carnatic music. I have been fortunate to have moved with them closel ...

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P.L. Deshpande

P.L. Deshpande

S. SANKARANARAYANAN

Multifaceted genius P.L. Deshpande, popularly known by his Marathi initials ‘Pu La’, strode the cultural firmament of Maharashtra like a colossus for over four decades. He was a multifaceted genius – illustrious Marathi writer, film and stage ...

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