Tag Archive | Veena

In memory of Smt. Rajeshwari Padmanabhan

In memory of  Rajeshwari teacher.(1939-2008), daughter of Lakshmi Ammal and grand daughter of Karaikudi Subbarama Iyer (the elder of the Karaikudi Veena brothers), was a ninth generation descendent from the Karaikudi Veena tradition. Nostalgic at this time of the year. Memories of Rajeshwari teacher and Kalakshetra keeps rushing through me…. It’s the fifth anniversary of […]

In Memory of Smt. Rajeshwari Padmanabhan ~ (1939-2008)

The Yajnavalkya Smriti mentions:  “Veena vadhana tathvangna sruti, jathi, visartha talanjaaprayasena moksha margam niyachathi”  (“The one who is well versed in veena, one who has the knowledge of srutis and one who is adept in tala, attains salvation without doubt.”) August 15 th 2008 is an unforgettable day to me. This was the day Smt. […]

Veena Parthasarathy and Sriram Parthasarathy duo…

  Shri Veena Parthasarathy is an eminent Veena virtuoso belonging to a family of musicians. He carries forward the legacy of his father the late Shri Veena Raghavan, a virtuoso in his own right…. Sriram Parthasarathy is an award-winning Tamil playback singer singing predominantly in Tamil. He is also an accomplished Carnatic Classical singer who is […]

Remembering Smt. Rajeshwari Padmanabhan

The Yajnavalkya Smriti mentions:  “Veena vadhana tathvangna sruti, jathi, visartha talanjaaprayasena moksha margam niyachathi” (“The one who is well versed in veena, one who has the knowledge of srutis and one who is adept in tala, attains salvation without doubt.”) Well it is exactly one year since Smt. Rajeshwari Padmanabhan, the veena maestro and my […]

The Spectacular Raghunath Manet

While surfing for music and Kalakshetra, found the incredible Raghunath Manet. I never fail to feel amazed by such great personalities, who have put so much of love and passion in their work. One look at his perfomances would tell us of the immense love of the arts he has. Raghunath Manet brought me memories […]