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MUSIC A new website that encompasses the works of D.K. Pattamal

The music of legendary Carnatic vocalist D.K. Pattammal will now be available on a new website. Launched in her honour, the website www.dpattammal.com highlights the journey of the musician, musicologist and composer, with a vast repertoire of over 650 songs in Tamil and a compilation of over 5,000 ragas.

The website was launched by veteran Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer V. P. Dhananjayan in the presence of the family of D.K. Pattammal. It was followed by a concert by Rithwik Raja.

Speaking on the occasion, Pattammal’s son D. Chandrasekhar said, “We are proud to launch this website on two counts, first it traces my mother’s long journey in music, on the other hand, this website may benefit and inspire music enthusiasts in learning and knowing various traditional aspects of music.”

The website offers innumerable compositions of D.K. Pattammal with notations, there is also a separate section ‘Raga Pravaham’ which has an intense search facility that enables enthusiasts to get details of any raga The audio section has renditions of the compositions by Pattammal, her grand daughter Nithyashree and Priya Sisters among others.

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