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Musical ensemble

An ensemble of various instruments makes a concert. Instruments enhance the performance of a vocalist. The basic instruments which generally accompany a Carnatic Vocalist are Tanpura/Tamboora, Violin and Mridangam. 155 more words


Raga Punch [EP] – Ravi Iyer

Presently based out of Mumbai, Ravi Iyer has got his name emboldened by the popularity of his prowess on the guitar, amalgamating the sounds of a predominantly Western music instrument with multiple Indian instruments that include tabla, mridangam, veena, and violin. 143 more words

Colors, Dance, Festival - Kannada Rajyotsava

With so much joy we celebrated Kannada Rajyotsava. Since we are the volunteers, all these years (past 3 years :)) we don’t have much time for seeing the programs as spectator. 364 more words


Beats Of A Bygone Era

“Palakkad Mani Iyer once sat in the exact place you are sitting right now”, Varadan, the 67-year old mridangam specialist says this with a hint of pride in his voice and a reminiscent gleam in his eyes. 928 more words

Teaching a Mind-Bogglingly Complex Rhythm System

Fremont professor moves to beat of ancient drum
By Chris De Benedetti The Argus
Posted:   09/06/2014 02:33:50 PM PDT0 Comments

Rohan Krishnamurthy, Ohlone College’s newest music professor, is an acclaimed performer who specializes in mridangam, an ancient and still-popular Indian percussion instrument. 151 more words

Drum/Music News

Neat Rendition by Malladi Brothers

Dear friends,

Malladi Brothers gave a perfectly synchronised concert devoid of any gimmickry and artifice. Sriranjani and Saveri were the highlights of the concert. Their diction and rendering of krithis always appeal to the rasikas and give them a sense of satisfaction and help break the barrier of language. 121 more words