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‘Manjari’ the mystique fragrance…
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‘Manjari’ the mystique fragrance…

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur The untold stories of flowers unravelled its many unknown fragrance to the rasikas of Mysuru on the 7th of June at the Veene Seshanna Bhavana of Ganabharathi. This unique attempt is a brainchild of Vidu. Divya Ravi of Bengaluru. The mythological, philosophical and spiritual significances of these flowers are often…

Tribute to a musician
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Tribute to a musician

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Mysuru has given birth not only to best musicians but also to many best composers. Mysore Sadashiva Rao, Veena Seshanna, Subbanna, K. Vasudevachar, Veena Venkatagiriyappa, Veena Shivaramayya, Belakavadi Srinivasa Iyengar, C. Rangiah and the list goes on. Thanks to Wadiyars of Mysuru who have contributed immensely towards promoting art and…

An evening with music…
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An evening with music…

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Gayana Sabha, the new music Sabha of Mysuru, had organised a fine Hindustani classical vocal concert on the occasion of releasing of a CD of Vidu. Shreemathi Devi on the 4th of January at Vasudevacharya Bhavana. Ustad Faiyaz Khan gave a memorable concert on the occasion. Shreemathi Devi, an upcoming…

Rashtriya Yuva Sangeetotsava-2018
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Rashtriya Yuva Sangeetotsava-2018

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur November of 2018 was unique with regard to music. Apart from celebrating the Kannada Rajyotsava, three music conferences marked the beginning of this month. While two conferences were held in Bengaluru, one was held in Mysuru. Karnataka Ganakala Parishat’s annual music conference and Veenatattva Prakashika-2, the second international Veena conference…

A classical treat by Vid. T.P. Vaidyanathan
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A classical treat by Vid. T.P. Vaidyanathan

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Ganabharathi had arranged a concert  in memory of Vidu. Indira Vaidyanathan at Veene Seshanna Bhavana on Sept.28, by veteran Vid. T.P. Vaidyanathan. This concert revealed the artistes’ predilection for the authentic and time-honoured forms than fanciful flights. Lyricism and the bhava aspect dominated throughout in the concert. Vid. Vaidyanathan, an…

A Delightful Violin Trio
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A Delightful Violin Trio

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur The Hoysala Karnataka Sangha of Mysuru created a unique opportunity of listening to three generations of violin on the 17th of September 2018, at the Chandrashekarendra Saraswathi Bhavana at its premises. The father, son and granddaughter enthralled the audience with their melodious bowing. The most popular violinist of Mysuru Vid….

Festivity at Ganabharathi
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Festivity at Ganabharathi

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Ganabharathi of Mysuru had all the reasons to rejoice. It was adding two more feathers to its cap. The Open Air Theatre was upgraded with a Gallery and a website of Ganabharathi was launched on the 27th of July.  Cultural programmes marked the two-day celebrations. MLA S.A. Ramdas launched the…

Tarangaa’s Melodious Flute Concerts
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Tarangaa’s Melodious Flute Concerts

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur ‘Tarangaa,’ the School of Flute, founded by Vidu. Smitha Srikiran, celebrated its 4th anniversary on the 7th and 8th of July 2018 at the Vasudevacharya Bhavana in city. Smitha Srikiran, under the banner Tarangaa, has been training students in India and abroad in Junior, Senior and Vidwat categories from about…

Promising experiments in music
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Promising experiments in music

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur History reveals that Mysuru has always encouraged wholeheartedly the new and experimental changes in the field of art. It has pioneered many changes in the music genre. The two recent concerts confirmed this. Jugalbandhis nowadays are stretching out their vistas. It is not necessarily between two kinds of instruments or…

‘Thaat’ system of Hindustani Music
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‘Thaat’ system of Hindustani Music

By Dr. Rama V. Bennur Swara Sankula, the Hindustani School of Music celebrates its annual day in a unique way. It always is a combination of fervour, information and education, thus making it interesting to every young and old disciples. It also motivates them to participate with enthusiasm. The thematic presentations throw light on many…

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