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  Margazhi Conversation: Ganesh & Kumaresh

A voice is an instrument too, and can be used as an accompaniment to complement concerts, say the violinist duo Ganesh and Kumaresh. The two »

  Margazhi Conversation: Lalgudi Krishnan, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi

Instrumental music is the easiest route into classical music, says Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan. His sister Vijayalakshmi speaks about the three »

  Margazhi Conversation: Jayanthi Kumaresh

A vocal concert owes its fullness to instruments. For those who want to lose themselves in the art, rather than be transported by the lyrics »

  Margazhi Conversation: 'Chitravina' N. Ravikiran

The strong preference for vocal Carnatic music is limited by language and geography. Instrumental music, on the other hand, has transcendent »

Amandeep Sandhu, Manjul Bajaj, Manu Joseph and Sonora Jha read from their novels that were shortlisted for The Hindu Prize for Fiction 2013. Ziya Us Salam introduces them and moderates the session. <... »