In his recent book, A Southern Music: The Karnatik Story, T.M. Krishna reflects on those misconceptions and stereotypes that stand in the way of truly appreciating South Indian music. He reiterates the unique role played by the (acoustic) tambura / tanpura …

Life-giver and soul of Indian music: The Tambura (tanpura) according to T.M. Krishna Read more »

M.S. Subbulakshmi (1916-2004) in concert, accompanied by the tanpura A Southern music: The Karnatik story By T.M. Krishna, HarperCollins, Rs 699 | Read the full review here >> If a successful and busy Karnatic singer takes time off in order …

The idea of singing birds: A tribute to a vital artistic tradition – Book Review Read more »

by Ludwig Pesch | Order details >> “An easy to use reference book forconcert, music class and and home” [about the first edition] – Indian Express, Chennai, 29.8.86 “A neat compilation … ragas mainly used on concert platforms … highly useful as a reference book for listeners in concerts and …

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