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  Music of karnataka-Folk songs of Karnataka-folk singers of Karnataka-webindia123.com
Music is a universal art apt to transcend national boundaries.
Karnataka has the unique distinction of being able to produce an unbroken succession of both composers and exponents.
Karnataka state has different folk musical traditions with a variety of themes, subtlety of thought and wide range of human interest.
www.webindia123.com /karnataka/art/music.htm   (411 words)

 Karnataka 2003 Interview and Concert Reviews at Musical Discoveries
The opening track "Karnataka" is like a calling card for the band on this album, building up from the opening keys to bring the whole sound of the band together as the other instruments bring their own colours to the picture.
Karnataka resumed their tour after a three-day break with a long, two-set performance at The Brook, an established music club in Southampton, on 28 March 2003.
Karnataka are certainly outstanding on stage--catch a date during this tour.
www.musicaldiscoveries.com /reviews/karnataka2003.htm   (4258 words)

 Karnataka Music As Aesthetic Form (History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization)
Karnataka Music As Aesthetic Form is probably the first serious and systematic attempt to analyse and explain aesthetic experience of Karnataka music in the perspective of its multiple values.
The main thrust of its argument presented with philosophical insights is that experience of pure music is qualitatively different from other forms of aesthetic experience, incomparable and autonomous, and that traditional aesthetic theories of poetry and theatre are inadequate to explain musical experience per se.
Historical continuity and chronology of the musical system are discussed in relation to general and particular historiographical problems and in relation to the historical evolution of the characterizing features of the system viz.
www.exoticindiaart.com /book/details/IDD985   (564 words)

 Karnataka - Hotel Resource Book Store   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Their music is mostly beyond comparison, but to give a suggestion of who they might be similar to, think of Marillion (Seasons End CD, but the best from that - like "Easter") Yes, Genesis, the best...
KARNATAKA tiene excelentes mùsicos como Paul Davies en la guitarra, Gavin John en la bateria o el caso de Anne Marie Helder, que aparte de cantar como los àngeles, cumple con los instrumentos de viento cuando...
KARNATAKA es una banda que suena 1,000 veces mejor en directo.
www.hotelresource.com /bookstore/artistsearch_Karnataka/mode_music.html   (153 words)

 Classic Rock Production   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Unrestrained by musical boundaries, their sound draws inspiration from a variety of influences including progressive rock, Celtic and World music.
KARNATAKA's first two albums brought them much attention in the UK, including Best New Band (2000) and two Best Female Vocalist awards (2000/2001) from the Classic Rock Society as well as Album Of The Week on BBC Radio Wales and repeated airplay on the Bob Harris Radio 2 Show.
The soon to be released 3rd KARNATAKA album "Delicate Flame Of Desire" is set to achieve a much greater impact with the kind of highly polished production and symphonic arrangements usually associated with bands such as Pink Floyd and YES.
www.classicrockproductions.com /artists/artistsKarnataka.asp   (381 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka / Bangalore News : Music an antidote to violence: Kalam
Music, in fact, is proof that all nature is rhythmic, unto to the last atom, and it is rhythm that keeps nature in harmony.
Kalam, whose love for music is part of popular lore, said that as a scientist he is convinced that music can work with science to end terrorism and violence.
Hariprasad Chaurasia's flute, L. Subramaniam's violin and a host of artistes of both Hindustani and Carnatic classical music have enthralled him and his special guests at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, and listening to music in the famed Mughal Gardens on a moonlit night can be the most soul-lifting experience, Dr. Kalam said.
www.hindu.com /2005/08/21/stories/2005082111410400.htm   (636 words)

 Karnataka - Monmouth Festival 30/7/2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Karnataka gave a splendid performance in Agincourt Square at the Monmouth Festival on July 30th.
From his role as bassist, Ian Jones is also a major inspiration for Karnataka and has co-written most of their songs.
Karnataka are more than just great musicians - their performances are energetic and animated as seen here.
www.roscalen.com /karnataka/Monmouth020730/index.htm   (185 words)

 Folk arts Music and Dances of karnataka
In Coastal Karnataka (Dakshina Kannada District, India) the term 'bhuuta' means a divine spirit which deserves periodic propitiation.
During the performance, musical instruments like ''mouri' (wind pipe) 'taase' (percussion) and 'shruti' (wind pipe) are used.
It may also be a satire or a joke passed towards the master or the lord or a grand personality, or it may also be the story of an animal.
www.udupipages.com /culture/folk2.html   (1236 words)

 The Hindu : Karnataka News : Music has popularised Kannada works: Shivarudrappa
Musical conventions are necessary to counter the threat from commercial entertainment masquerading as art, poet G.S. Shivarudrappa said presiding over the third Sugama Sangeeta Sammelana organised by the Karnataka Sugama Sangeeta Parishad here on Saturday.
He said it was the start of a new revolution in music when Mysore Ananthaswamy brought out a collection of poems by Nissar Ahmed in the form of a cassette in 1978.
She said Hindustani music came into being after Indian music was influenced by Persian and Arabic forms during the tenure of Muslim rulers in Delhi.
www.hindu.com /2005/02/14/stories/2005021401500300.htm   (431 words)

 Karnataka Live (July 2002) at Musical Discoveries
The Limelight Theatre in the Queens Park Arts Centre just outside of the pedestrian district of Aylesbury was the intimate venue for a warm evening of rocking music by Sleeping Giant and Karnataka.
After a brief interval, Karnataka's symphonic intro--a new self-titled track from their forthcoming album--began, and before concluding, the six band members took their positions under the lights.
Their diverse and active touring schedule ahead and a new on-stage act commands attention from their new, established and emerging fan base and the music media as well.
www.musicaldiscoveries.com /reviews/karnatakalive2002.htm   (745 words)

 Karnataka at Musical Discoveries
Karnataka are a five-piece song-based progressive rock group from Swansea, Wales (UK) that incorporate eastern and Celtic influences into their sound.
Influences too are not always musical - often the way we feel or the feeling we want the listener to experience is the driving force behind a piece of piece of music.
Karnataka's music is very well written and significant care has been taken in the band's arrangements.
www.musicaldiscoveries.com /reviews/karnatak.htm   (2368 words)

 MSJ - Karnataka-The Storm
Led by the lovely vocals of Rachel Jones, this outfit is able to find a perfect balance between its Celtic roots with some muscle-flexing rock.
The personnel on this album are: Karnataka (Rachel Jones, vocals; Jonathan Edwards, keyboards; Ian Jones, bass, acoustic guitar, bodhran, and samples; Paul Davies, electric guitars; and Gavin John Griffiths, drums and percussion); Peter Davies, Scottish small pipes; Steve Evans, percussion samples; Jenny Hooker, recorder, and Steve Simmons, tenor and alto saxophones.
Karnataka sounds most like Capercaillie on this song without wearing its Celtic roots on its sleeve.
www.musicstreetjournal.com /karanataka.htm   (451 words)

 KARNATAKA | Rockdetector
KARNATAKA's distinction lay in their unfettered approach to the genre, employing musical themes rich in Celtic heritage.
Karnataka have opted to mould their own destiny with their own label and organisation.
It is a very odd world indeed when a band like Karnataka are not yet being cradled in the arms of a major label and given the international exposure they deserve.
www.rockdetector.com /artist,37311.sm   (699 words)

Their music works with the ebb and tide of emotion found in each song, in total synchronization with the lead singer.
There is a brief pause then more music comes your way, a few songs (I'm assuming they are the previously unreleased tracks) totaling more than 24 more minutes, which are as extraordinary as every other previous recording.
This would be a wonderful introduction to their incredible music so make sure you get it.
www.progressiveworld.net /karnataka3.html   (550 words)

 Karnataka - Delicate flame of desire
Bands like Karnataka and Mostly Autumn seem to embody a strong bond with the calm and gentle character of nature’s richness, by regularly providing us with a perfectly matching soundtrack.
All songs, from the instrumental ‘Karnataka’ until the intense closing section of ‘Heart of stone’ are bathing in almost the same pool of tranquillity.
This music certainly isn’t innovative or progressive, but immediately attracts and seduces the listener by its richness of delicious and elaborate melodies, tasteful keyboard layers, exquisite guitar playing and the heavenly voice of Rachel Jones, accompanied on three songs by Heather Findlay.
www.prog-nose.org /engels/albums_2003/karnataka_delicate.htm   (411 words)

 DVDs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Karnataka Live In Concert - filmed at Londons Mean Fiddler in October 2001.
Karnataka's unique brand of beautifully crafted melodic rock incorporates some wonderful celtic echoes and stands comparison with the best of classic rock from any era.
Captured live before a packed house at London's Mean Fiddler, this greatest hits set is the perfect introduction to the glories of Karnataka...
www.karnataka.34sp.com /en-gb/dept_2.html   (119 words)

 Karnataka In Concert DVD Review at Musical Discoveries
Their music is as gentle as it is stormy, evolving significantly since the release of their debut self-titled album and its follow-up The Storm.
Musically the band has an enormously wide spread of influences, from rock bands like Zeppelin and Floyd to baroque and classical music and prog bands such as ELP, Camel, Yes and Genesis, who themselves were influenced by those composers and tried to stretch the rock music format in that direction.
Jon: The very first Karnataka gigs were actually done after the recording of the debut album as the band was brought together initially as a recording project and it was only after recording that we decided to play the songs live.
www.musicaldiscoveries.com /reviews/kic.htm   (7153 words)

 Karnataka music contest in Davangere on Oct 24
The organisation Secretary K Sridhar said, the objective of the competition was to identify and encourage the young and talented artists across the State.
These friends who had a great inclination for music and culture have been organising the musical event every year on a grand scale for the benefit of young talents.
The members of the Prerana who are now working in different parts of the State come together in the name of the musical event for which some big names in the musical world are invited as judges.
www.indiamusicinfo.com /news/2004/10/08/news2.html   (307 words)

 Northern Lights - New CD Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In fact, the music is far from adventurous but the comfort of familiarity brings the music a sense of warmness assisted by the very positive vibe present in the lyrical content.
Though musically Dana Glover brings a different angle with her gospel influenced rock and roll rhythm and blues; the results are nevertheless equal to the task.
Musically, the songs are very short, direct and to the point that on average clock in at about 3 minutes.
www.hedenstrom.com /northernlight/reviews03.html   (12623 words)

 webindia123.com-folk songs of karnataka-kamsale-neelagarus
Their main purpose is to propagate the supremacy and philosophy of their particular religion to inculcate values and norms in the community.
Professional singers are characterised by traditional colourful costumes and conspicuous musical instruments.
It is a unique musical instrument consisting of two bronze plates.
www.webindia123.com /karnataka/art/music1.htm   (514 words)

 Karnataka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The band’s first two albums (‘Karnataka’ 1998, ‘The Storm’ 2000) have attracted a growing worldwide audience and gained considerable attention from all aspects of the music media, including radio, magazine and internet features in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
In the UK Karnataka have received the recognition they deserve with Best New Band (2000) and Best Female Vocalist (Rachel Jones for an unprecedented 3 years running in 2000, 2001 and 2002) awards from the Classic Rock Society.
Karnataka have built up a reputation as an outstanding live band and they continue to bring their music to a wider audience with constant touring in the UK and abroad.
www.feenstra.co.uk /bands/karnataka/karnataka.htm   (301 words)

 Karnataka and Mostly Autumn Live at Musical Discoveries
Three hours of live music was extremely well received as both bands drew thunderous applause from the audience following each of their songs and at the conclusions of their sets.
Karnataka last played at the HLC in July 2000 (review) and they were first up at this performance.
Karnataka classics were tightly performed with Rachel's soaring vocals and dynamic stage act underpinned by often reworked instrumental arrangements with solos clearly showing the range and extent of the individual band members' musical virtuosity.
www.musicaldiscoveries.com /reviews/hlcreview.htm   (904 words)

I was simply stunned by the beautiful landscapes that this European band shaped around the mellow voice of Rachel Jones, who is probably to be considered the focal point of their melodious music.
So I was eager to listen to the new CD by the group, which had a slight delay in pressing only because it was sensed that extra work on the production side was needed (and it worked out greatly, I must say).
However the real "killer" is placed at the end of the album, ‘cause “Heart Of Stone” unleashes a couple of stunning moments that recall also the best of Yes.
www.progressiveworld.net /karnataka2.html   (296 words)

 A new raga in Karnataka music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Karnataka, too, entered the era of coalition politics with a Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) government headed by Dharam Singh assuming office in Bangalore on Friday.
Unlike in Maharashtra, where the Congress and the NCP are not ideologically very divergent, Karnataka has two parties that must find common ground and look beyond their two-line Common Minimum Programme: That of keeping the “communal” BJP at bay.
Tune in to the new raga in the Karnataka music of politics.
www.indianexpress.com /full_story.php?content_id=47967   (414 words)

 MSJ - Karnataka-Delicate Flame of Desire
In a very short time Karnataka have carved an interesting niche for themselves in progressive rock music.
For fans of Celtic-flavored music and progressive rock, "Delicate Flame of Desire" makes for a most enjoyable album and shows the band making big strides.
The personnel for this album is: Karnataka (Rachel Jones, lead vocals and percussion; Ian Jones, bass, acoustic guitar, vocals, and percussion; Jonathan Edwards, keyboards and vocals; Paul Davies, electric guitars; Anne-Marie Helder, vocals, flutes, and percussion, and Gavin John Griffiths, drums and percussion); Heather Findley, vocals.
www.musicstreetjournal.com /karnatakadelicate.htm   (431 words)

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In earlier times the dance drama that was written with the yakshagana style of music was called Bayalata, Bhagvatara ata.
This is a popular dance form of Karnataka wherein the deity being venerated is carried on a wooden structure placed over the head.
www.south.india-tours.com /karnataka/karnataka-dance.htm   (384 words)

There is also a strong traditional music heritage in Wales, some of which has found its way into our sound with the occasional Celtic influence; although we do not see ourselves as a Celtic rock band.
She is the prime icon of Karnataka and also a beautiful woman.
Music like this which is not necessarily "commercial" needs a voice so it would be good to hear more radio stations promoting these genres of music.
www.progressiveworld.net /karnatakainterv.html   (1812 words)

She sings with a warmness that seems to fit the musical atmospheres created by her supporting cast very well.
Gavin Griffiths needs to receive plenty of accolades for his efforts as I am sure it is difficult to keep a nice pace for the ever changing colors and textures of the music.
Or it could be the nature of the music that creates this energy.
www.progressiveworld.net /karnatakadvd.html   (416 words)

 Karnataka - Music Voyager Travel Guides : Information Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Karnataka is one of the four southern states of India.
The western border is the shore of the Arabian Sea.
The districts of Karnataka include: Bagalkot[?], Bangalore, Belgaum[?], Bellary[?], Bidar[?], Bijapur[?], Chamrajnagar[?], Chikmagalur[?], Chitradurga[?], Dakshina Kannad[?], Davangere[?], Dharwad[?], Gadag[?], Gulbarga, Hassan, Haveri[?], Kodagu[?], Kolar[?], Koppal[?], Mandya[?], Mysore, Raichur[?], Shimoga[?], Tumkur[?], Udupi[?], and Uttar Kannad[?].
www.musicvoyager.com /info/ka/Karnataka.html   (226 words)

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