Monthly Archives: January 2017

Remembering M.S. Subbulakshmi

Last year there were many articles about M.S.Subbulakshmi as part of her centenary celebrations.
RK Shriram Kumar, violin virtuoso has accompanied her at many concerts and learned from MS as well. He brings a unique perspective – both personal and professional that few others have had up front and close with MS. Click here to read an article that offers his perspective of remembering MS.

Dancing with Krishna

Dasa Sahitya refers to the songs composed by the devotees of Krishna or Hari in Kannada. The word “dasa” means servant and the Haridasas (servants of Hari) spread the word of God through their musical compositions.
Here is a composition of PrasannaTheerth in the form of a ragamalika.

In Praise of Chamudeshwari

Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar was the last Maharaja of the princely state of Mysore. He was a Renaissance man and a connoisseur of music. He composed many songs in praise of goddess Chamundeshwari, the presiding deity of Mysore and the royal family.

Here is a beautiful composition of Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar in raga Hindolam set to Mishra Jhampa tala. The clip is from one of my concerts.