Veejay Sai is a well-known award-winning writer, editor and a culture critic. He has written and published extensively on Indian classical music, theatre, food, travel, fashion and performing arts. He loves traveling and researching literary and cultural history. He can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
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No auspicious ceremony in the south ever starts without a few strains of the traditional Nagaswaram. Think of the instrument and the first person who comes to mind is the great vidwan Sheik Chinna Maulana. One of the............
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The mysore brothers are back again with a bang and this time with some excellent music for a lighter hearing. Mysore M.Nagaraj and Dr.M.Manjunath need to introduction to the world of violin music. Early in the public media..
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The IRC Sangeet Research Academy is one of the few places in the country which has been doing genuine service to the promotion, growth and development of classical music. Highly acclaimed in the west, by western scholars, ..........
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The declining popularity of Sarangi on the Hindustani classical concert stage was a great matter of concern in the last decade. Though a few apprehensive directors did manage to use this sophisticated instrument in their film projects,
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It is not often that someone easily casts a spell on you and it stays like a hangover for a long time after her dance performance. In south India, every other house has either a dancer or a musician undergoing tutoring even as you read this.
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Who would have imagined that a remote little village in Uttar Pradesh would become one of the most important kshetras for learning , growth and development of Hindustani classical music, amid all the chaos India was going through in the earlier part of the 20th century. Like one has the divine trinity of composers in carnatic classical music, there arent any such in the Hindustani classical tradition.
On the occasion of Deepawali, the Upadhye school of dance organized their first ever edition of Narthakarinda Nathakarigagi (for dancers, by dancers) at the ADA Ranga Mandira. One must see it to believe it, in spite of being a festival day; the hall was packed with rasikas, dancers, dance teachers, students and the like to enjoy an evening of four male dancers.
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