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BHAKTHI comes to Cincinnati – Saturday 9th September 2017

Moods & Melodies

My presentation on Indian Classical Music was well received and I also learned a lot today! Here is a short fun video by my daughter on the event.

Western Instruments in Carnatic Music

The cello, piano, and saxophone belong largely to western classical and popular music. Of these, the saxophone has made it to center stage in Carnatic music concerts, while the piano has been part of experimental collaborations with Carnatic musicians.  Read the rest of my article here.

Appreciating Indian Classical Music

I will be doing a presentation on appreciating Indian Classical Music in Columbus in July. There will be a short speech (with visual presentation) followed by a Carnatic concert. Do come if you’re in town. You need to register for this event. This is part of a series, Music Appreciation at the Library.

https://www.westervillelibrary.org/events?event=28123

 

The music of G.N.Balasubramaniam

Brighas, sruti bedham, madhyama kala kritis, new ragas, complex pallavis were characteristic of a G.N.Balasubramaniam concert. Here are several compositions of GNB sung by his disciples Vidwans Trichur Ramachandran and Tanjavur S. Kalyanaraman.

BHAKTHI comes to the Midwest

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.