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LEC-DEM MELA 2014 – Part 5

LEC-DEM MELA 2014 – Part 5

Gayathri Sundaresan

Curative powers of Compositions on Siva The first session on the third day of the lec-dem mela was on ‘The Curative Powers of Compositions on Lord Siva’. Usha Bharadwaj of Karnatic Music Forum, int ...

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Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi

Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi

Suchita Rao

The Lalgudi bani It is basically a vocal bani demonstrated on the violin. We take extra care to follow the lyrics when we approach a composition. The glides and intonations typical of vocal music are closely simulated on the violin. It is very heart ...

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Heritage

The divine dancer in miniature

The divine dancer in miniature

Chithra Madhavan

The best-known, most eye-catching temple of the Chola era is the Brihadeeswara (Rajarajeswaram) temple in Tanjavur, built in the reign of Rajaraja I (985 – 1014 AD). Close behind come the outstanding Chola architectural marvels at Gangaikondacholap ...

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