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Friday, March 28, 2014
Did music forms widely emerge in the post-trinity period, i.e., the era of Thyagaraja, Muthuswamy Deekshitar and Syama Sastry? What factors promoted harmony in music forms during the Bharatamuni, P...
More on folk music AND: arts, culture and entertainment
, Carnatic Classical
, composing and arrangement
, Digital music
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Yaksha concludes its series of music concerts with a divine performance of Ashwini Bhide Deshpande
More on folk music AND: Coimbatore
, music festival
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Sarojini Trust in Rajasthan and Kalkeri Sangeet Vidyalaya near Dharwad may be quite apart geographically, but have a common passion and focus. While the trust in Rajasthan aims to support the musi...
More on folk music AND: Bangalore
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February 13, 2014
‘Panch Tantra’ saw the coming together of five senior musicians in a blend of styles, for a cause
January 28, 2014
Buoyed by his characteristically soaring spirit, the surging crowd around him and a pair of canes, Pete Seeger walked through the streets of Manhattan leading an Occupy Movement protest in 2011. »
December 29, 2013
Kochi artiste VIV3K’s music blends Indian folk with mainstream electronica
December 2, 2013
Folk musician Saji Kadampattil talks about his research on padayani and the need for performances in public spaces »
September 24, 2013
If you are planning to go dancing this Navaratri, here is a Dandiya playlist of some old and new songs that is an absolute must .Song: Dholi Taro Dhol Film : Hum Dil De Chuk...
August 9, 2013
Theatre director Sanjay Upadhyay throws light on what makes Madhya Pradesh Natya Vidyalaya, Bhopal, work
July 10, 2013
The third edition of Rang is back with new features and art forms
June 18, 2013
Chat: Lesle Lewis the performer is here. He’s also mentoring a brigade of young star musicians.
June 10, 2013
M. Prabhakar Joshi says unnecessary use of percussion instruments mars performances
May 25, 2013
Come May, the small and sleepy town of Melattur comes alive with the five-day Bhagavata Mela Natya festival.Organised by Melattur Bhagavata Mela Natya Vidya Sangam and Natak Trust, the fest...
February 4, 2014
Popular musician and folk singer of Manipur, Guru Rewben Mashangva, sang for peace in a musical campaign held in Imphal recently. Mr. Mashangva is now using his Roland ampli-speaker to not...
January 22, 2014
The wild beats of the Duff and Arabana have filled the walls of Alassam Veettil Tharavadu near the Kappad beach for the past 130 years. It can be said that these art forms reached its present popu...
December 22, 2013
T’is the season of happiness and goodwill. It is also the time for Christmas carols, old and new; when stirring notes and evergreen lyrics create the music for the festival season. MetroPlus asks some celebrities to choose their favourite Christmas carol. Tune in… »
November 11, 2013
Vikku Vinayakram, Vidya Shah and the Manganiyars explored the various angles of bhakti in Nirgun Naad, writes Subha J. Rao
August 25, 2013
Chat: Tapan Raj of Midival Punditz says the group enjoys live shows as they are dynamic »
July 25, 2013
Being at the forefront of the revival of Uttar Pradesh’s Ganga-Jamuni culture, and also a prominent face of folk music, Malini Awasthi is naturally conscious of the fact that the genre is increasi...
June 26, 2013
Folk singer Jeremy Loops talks about his tunes, and what not learning music taught him
June 15, 2013
They take off mythological garbs, now confined to singing bhajans »
May 27, 2013
Music is not only food for the soul but also an important tool for soul searching, or so they say. A recent study on the folk songs from the Mewat region of Haryana, reveals interesting facts on Hi...
May 24, 2013
Cellist Ben Sollee will be in concert over the weekend
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