The slow Jaipur taans in their dignity gave way to faster taans; Padma tai’s music has so much of her own creativity
09 Jul 2018 12:26 AM
MLV Amma, as she is fondly called, was a remarkable musician. She is credited with striding the Carnatic music arena like a Colossus.
02 Jul 2018 12:21 AM
It was interesting to get different perspectives from three of these masters of the sitar.
27 Jun 2018 11:37 PM
Outspoken, highly articulate with strong beliefs, Ravi Kiran is a rare musician.
19 Jun 2018 1:30 AM
The composition again was from the Carnatic repertoire in “Adi tala” or “teentaal”.
12 Jun 2018 1:28 AM
Keepers of our musical archives keep the music of past generation alive and allow us to hear the forbears of today’s masters.
04 Jun 2018 12:42 AM
Basanti Bisht is an unusual singer who actually trained to sing only when she was in her thirties.
28 May 2018 12:55 AM
A lot of his works on Shri Krishna are available in a text published in 1941, called Tri Dhara.
23 May 2018 1:26 AM
Coimbatore- based Rajyalakhsmi Arts recently held Classical Music Festival in Dubai.
21 May 2018 12:58 AM
The genre of music does not matter; being in the public eye and regularly facing the pressures of concerts is a daunting task.
14 May 2018 12:15 AM
Folk singer Malini Awasthi, one of the desciples of Padma awardee Girija Devi, speaks on her guru and her musical journey.
07 May 2018 12:43 AM
Shujaat asked permission to start his recital from the younger musician in the audience, Abhishek Borkar.
02 May 2018 2:06 AM
Bombay Jayashri has carved out a unique niche for herself, distinct from her identity as a senior Carnatic classical vocalist.
23 Apr 2018 1:31 AM
Pt Ajoy Chakravorty shared he had learnt some 35-40 songs from his own father.
19 Apr 2018 2:14 AM
The eagerly awaited 6 all night long festival commemorating Lord Hanuman’s birthday was held in Banaras last week.
16 Apr 2018 1:06 AM
Catering to all tastes, the recently-concluded Navras Festival in Jaipur featured a host of interesting dance, music and theatre items.
09 Apr 2018 12:24 AM
Jaipur has an old musical past with several musicians settling in the city under the patronage of the Jaipur rulers.
02 Apr 2018 12:22 AM
Talking about her daily regimen, Kaushiki said it varied so much, as she travelled so much.
26 Mar 2018 12:36 AM
Music is taught through the Raga, not through the composition, as is now the norm.
19 Mar 2018 12:44 AM
Sadly the historic Red Fort was not used as the backdrop, and the stage was built alongside the fort entrance.
12 Mar 2018 12:46 AM