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29 October 2017 ~ 0 Comments

Sangita Kalanidhi 2018

         Sangita Kalanidhi’ award for 2018 to be given to ‘Chitravina’ Ravikiran The Music Academy, Madras today announced that ‘Çhitravina’ Ravikiran will receive the ‘Sangita Kalanidhi’ award for 2018.                   Ravikiran, a musician who displayed his talent from the age of 2, has been consistently […]

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07 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Sangita Kalanidhi for Sudha Ragunathan

Vocalist Sudha Ragunathan, a student of the late M.L. Vasanthakumari (MLV), who has evolved a mellifluous singing style of her own, has been chosen for theSangita Kalanidhi award of the Music Academy for 2013. Among the first in her generation to get the prestigious award, Ms. Ragunathan was the unanimous choice of the executive committee of […]

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03 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

The purpose of Ramavataram

The mark of a genius is his gift to sublimate the source of his inspiration with his introspective experience. In this aspect every song of Sri Tyagaraja is Valmiki reinterpreted for us. Among the many analytical approaches to Valmiki, the one that is pronounced is, the Ramayana Kavya, by the rishis and for the rishis. […]

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01 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer award

The Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer memorial award, being presented annually by the Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer Trust, this year, goes to mridanga vidwan Mannargudi Easwaran.   The award is in memory of Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer, a musician non-pareil who carved a niche for himself in the world of Carnatic music. His son Maharajapuram Santhanam, followed in his […]

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20 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Ilayaraja (and Kunnakudi Vaidhyanathan)- 4 ( Thodi, Kalyani, Amir Kalyani, Saranga)

Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan is a very popular carnatic violinist. He is one of the successful rebels in the field. His katcheris are a mixture of classical and commercial blend. In his classical concert he will play ‘kallum mullum kaaluku methai’ (Iyyappa song) and in the end say ‘samiyae saranam Iyyappa’ in his violin. If you go […]

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19 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Visakha Awards

It was awards galore at the 42nd annual festival of music and dance organized by Visakha Music Academy from 26th November to 1st December 2011 in Visakhapatnam. Carnatic vocalist Nithyasree Mahadevan received the ‘Bharata Ratna M.S. Subbulakshmi Puraskar’ on the inaugural day. The ‘Smt. Rukmini Devi Arundale Puraskar’ was presented to veteran natyacharya Adyar Lakshman, […]

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