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  Music in Maharashtra, Indian Musical Instruments, Poets of Maharashtra, Sitar Instruments India, Indian Classical ...
Music in Maharashtra like Marathi literature has an ancient tradition.
Miraj, a town in Sangli district, is known as the Town of Music.
The world famous Indian musical instrument the 'Sitar' is made here and their quality is world class.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/music   (264 words)

 The Hindu : Maharashtra moving in the right direction: Wolfensohn
All concerned from the Maharashtra side later heaved a sigh since they seemed to have timed the decision to break up the Maharashtra State Electricity Board (MSEB) into three undertakings, one each for power generation, transmission and distribution amid widespread complaints from all politicians that the utility was in bad shape, for his visit.
Maharashtra, had been told by the Bank that its power sector was so badly off - even in comparison with poor States such as Uttar Pradesh and Orissa - that no funds, either for the power sector or any other development activity, would be made available until mistakes were corrected.
Wolfensohn, when talking to reporters after the breakfast, were music to Maharashtra's policy -makers: He ``admired'' the steps taken for fiscal management, he felt that the unbundling of the MSEB was ``in the right direction'' and the meeting ``was a positive step''.
www.hindu.com /thehindu/2000/11/08/stories/1408213a.htm   (694 words)

 Toronto Gharana/Music
Musical fashions, like all other fashions, have always undergone change after change and have been molded and remolded to suit changed tastes and trends through every era.
What was more, since the opening of the Pandit music school, he was fox- a long time able to avail himself of Bhatkhand ji's valuable association and Guidance -thanks to which today raja Bhaiya is regarded as a skilled singer and a learned scholar in the art of music.
This and similar schools of music have contributed in no small measure to the revival of interest in classical music which had cooled down to a deplorable level.
www.pathcom.com /~ericp/gwalior.html   (2198 words)

 MusicalNirvana - Articles on Pt Vishnu Digambar Paluskar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Keertan in Maharashtra, like the Harikatha Kalakshepam in South India, is a kind of story-telling of puranic legends, in song, verse and prose; Digambar was one such singer of puranas.
His most notable task was the opening of the musical world to amateurs, for traditionally it was almost impossible for outsiders to enter into the clannish monopolies of the ustads.
Paluskar himself had learnt music the hard way and must have seen the inordinate wastage of time and energy on the part of the student in non-musical activities of 'serving' the guru.
www.musicalnirvana.com /hindustani/vdpaluskar_articles.html   (4655 words)

 Yakshagana Puppetry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Purandaradasa (1491-1564), considered to be the pitamaha or grandsire of Carnatak music, was a bhakta of Vitthala of Pandharpur, Maharashtra, and was deeply influenced by Dnyaneshwar and the varkari (singing pilgrim) tradition of the region.
The music directors of latter-day Marathi stage -- composers such as Bhaskarbua Bakhale and Govindrao Tembe -- inherited this interest in Carnatak culture, and repeatedly went to South Indian music for inspiration.
In the popular musical play Maanapman, (1911), the hit songChandrika hi zanu based on an Arabhi kriti, was sung on a 78 record by the famed Ustad Abdul Karim Khan of the Kirana gharana, who settled in Miraj.
www.studentgroups.ucla.edu /spicmacay/karnatakmusic.htm   (1569 words)

List of districts in Maharashtra Maharashtra state is made up of 35 districts, which are grouped into six divisions.
Samyukta Maharashtra Samiti A political organisation that demanded the creation of a separate Marathi-speaking state out...
Social Reform Movement in Maharashtra The social reform movement of Pune.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/maharashtra.html   (91 words)

 Events: LAST WORD; By SACHIDANANDA MURTHY; Oct 19, 2003. The Week   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
If it is pop music which drowns the sound of spoons and forks, then the diner would be less inclined to spend money.
Pop music is the favourite of restaurants that cater to the younger crowd, while those favoured by the "family crowd"-to use a familiar expression in the hospitality industry-prefer a lower decibel level.
Film music in different languages is the staple for restaurateurs; it can range from the mellifluous hits of golden oldies like Rafi-Kishore-Lata-Asha of Hindi, Yesudas (Malayalam), Ghantasala (Telugu), Sounderarajan and S.P. Balasubramanyam (Tamil) and P.B. Sreenivas (Kannada) to the current crop of more energetic, fast-paced and popular singers.
www.the-week.com /23oct19/events7.htm   (687 words)

 Welcome to Mahesh Kale's website
Musically speaking, he was one of the most well-educated vocalists of his time.
It was music that was as melancholic as it was appealing.
Jitendra Abhisheki's enormous contribution to the stage music in Maharashtra would by itself assure him a place in the hall of fame.
www.maheshkale.com /about_bua.htm   (872 words)

 musician-c-ramachandra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ramachandra was born in Putnatambe, Maharashtra in the year 1918.
His debut film as a music director was in Tamil films with Jayakkodi and Vanamohini.
Influenced by Benny Goodman, he used some interesting sounds to film soundtracks, for e.g., a combination of the harmonica, guitar and the alto sax in Aana meri Jaan Sunday ke Sunday (Shehnai), the bongo, oboe, trumpet, clarinet and sax in Shola Jo Bhadke (Albela) and scat singing in the unforgettable Eena Meena Dika (Aasha).
www.hindilyrix.com /musicians/musician-c-ramachandra.html   (260 words)

 List No. 16/17 - Books on Music - Manohar Books
Reddy, C. R: Music and Musical Instruments of Southern India and the Deccan.
Sathianathan, Shantsheela: Contributions of Saints and Seers to the Music of India.
Sathinathan, Shantsheela: Contribution of Saints and Seers to the Music of India.
www.lib.virginia.edu /area-studies/SouthAsia/Lib/man16mus98.html   (1256 words)

 Regions - IIAS Newsletter Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Ashok Vajpeyi framed his keynote speech with the observation that 'History, as it is broadly understood in the West, is comparatively a recent and new concept in the Indian tradition and, therefore, in the realm of Indian arts, particularly the classical arts.
Sulochana Brahaspati spoke on the history of Rampur as a centre of music, and gave us many delightful vocal illustrations, as she herself is a renowned performer of Hinstani classical vocal music.
With the aid of slides, Charles Capwell introduced his paper on representing Hindu music to the colonial and native elite of Calcutta, and Michael Rosse spoke on music schools and music societies in late 19th and early 20th century Bombay.
iias.leidenuniv.nl /iiasn/16/regions/sa7.html   (732 words)

 Maharashtra Culture
It has been reflected through its, forts, caves, palaces known for its rich history, its Saints, philosophers, music, handicrafts and its festivals with all their colourful rituals and traditions, all of which amalgamate together to give a true reflection of Maharashtrian Culture.
Maharashtra festivals, are a tribute to its rich culture and legacy.
Maharashtra signifies culture and a modern cosmopolitan outlook.
www.maharashtraweb.com /lifeleis/MahaCult.asp   (263 words)

 webindia123.com- Indian Music
Indian music which is categorised into classical and folk music enraptures the human heart and can be enjoyed by all walks of life.
Indian classical music which originated from Vedic chants or Sama music has two distinct styles, Hindustani and Carnatic and is enjoyed and performed mostly by members of the upper strata of society.
Additionally, pop music and music for films can be heard broadcast on the streets and in homes and restaurants throughout India.
www.webindia123.com /music   (145 words)

 SARAI community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Though the tradition of stage music in Maharashtra is long, it is not a single tradition, but shaped periodically by musical genres outside this commercial theatre in the late-19th and early-20th century.
The nexus between the musical genres and their adoption in theatre reveal the composite nature of this theatre, which drew from the current musical (as well as other artistic) practices.
The essential purpose of this project is to begin a process of documentation and analysis of protest music as embodied in the tradition of the IPTA in Hindi and Bengali.
www.sarai.net /community/fellow.htm   (14584 words)

 Music in Maharashtra
In Maharashtra the Lavani and Povada songs are a popular source of entertainment of the village-folks.
A "Kirtan" is a musical discourse given by a 'Kirtankar' in which God and religion are described and expounded in poetry and prose.
The Povadas songs are the most famous in Maharashtra and these songs are sung describing the events in the life of the great Maharashtrian leader, Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/music/folk-music.html   (638 words)

 Culture of Maharashtra,Maharashtra Culture,Maharashtra Culture Tour,Maharashtra Festivals Tour,Cultural Tour of by ...
The culture of Maharashtra is reflected through its, forts, caves and palaces known for its rich history.
Its saints, philosophers, music, handicrafts and its festivals with all their colourful rituals and traditions, amalgamate together to give a true reflection of Maharashtrian Culture.
Maharashtra has been famous for its vibrant music and the folk forms like lavnis, povadas, gondnals and bharuds are a true reflection of the society.
www.touronpalaceonwheels.com /deccan-odyssey/culture-of-maharastra.html   (323 words)

 A cultural icon
As the young man concluded his recital and touched Tilak's feet, the grand old man of the anti-imperialist struggle and the first icon of 20th century Maharashtra, patted him on the back and said that Narayan was a young Gandharva (Bal Gandharva).
It was said of Govindrao Tem be (actor, musician, music director) that he made solo performance on the harmonium respectable.
A man who has a fine taste in music and situates the music in his feudal surroundings neat ly and indeed discerningly, who speaks Marathi in a slightly Urdu-affected manner, who knows all the answers, is at the centre of the play.
www.flonnet.com /fl1715/17151020.htm   (1050 words)

 Music in Maharashtra
There was a resplendent galaxy of poet saints in Maharashtra from the 13th to the 17th century, from Jnandev (1275-'96) down to Turkaram (1608-'90).
Its code of enlightened conduct covers all social classes and applies to both ruler and ruled.The message and mission of Ramdas were summed up in the meaningful phrase 'Maharashtra Dharma'.
His work contained that mixture of realism and intuition, which are so characteristic of Maharashtra through the ages.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/music/poets-of-maharashtra.html   (891 words)

 Books on Indian Music (carnatic & hindustani) - A Bibliography
Tala sangraha : compendium of talas in Karnatak music
The music of India, foreword by Ravi Shankar.
Indian musical traditions; an aesthetic study of the gharanas in Hindustani music
www.geocities.com /Athens/5180/musbks2.html   (1532 words)

 decuday   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Vyas was not a full-time musician in those days, but his mind was obsessed with music all the same and it was his only addiction.
He was invited to perform at all major music conferences and festivals in India; he was also invited to perform abroad.
This practice is now gaining ground in raga music, and C.R. Vyas has also composed a few such bandishes in Jhap taal probably as an endorsement of this trend.
www.sruti.com /June02/junmain.html   (1507 words)

 Manisha is among the few fortunate ones to have her family with good musical background
Her mother is fortunate enough who had vocal guidance from the famous music composer Shree Vasant Desai.
For Manisha, music is not just an art but is a joyous heritage for self and others to be multiplied with distribution.
At present she is learning the techniques of Indian Vocal classical music from him for past few years.
manishagore.tripod.com /aboutme.htm   (279 words)

 IndiaParenting.com - Hobby Classes - Dance & Music
Carnatic Vocal Classical music is taught for all levels - basic to higher and to all age groups.
Classes conducted by qualified teacher who is recipient of Sangeetha Rathna from Music Acadamy Chennai, And also an award from UNESCO for profficiency in composing and tuning songs.
Classes run punctually and in organised manner, this music school is renowned for producing upcoming singers.
www.indiaparenting.com /classes/hobby/dance/dance.shtml   (2244 words)

 Maharashtra - Music Voyager Travel Guides : Information Portal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It has Goa and Karnataka to its south, Andhra Pradesh to its southeast, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to its north, Chattisgarh to its east, and the Arabian Sea to its west.
Maharashtra is one of the most advanced states in India, boasting a strong industrialized economy, and the largest power production and consumption in the nation.
Be sure to select your connection speed and then what kind of music you're looking for over on the right hand side for optimal listening pleasure.
www.musicvoyager.com /info/ma/Maharashtra.html   (210 words)

 carnatic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Iyer was one of the leading practitioners of Carnatic Music in the period usually referred to as the...
on Mela and Janya Ragas of Carnatic Music.
A composition in Carnatic music is a piece of measured music set in a particular raga and tala...
www.theindustryyellowpages.com /th/carnatic.htm   (3162 words)

 Larry Thrasher
Qawwali music is the folk music of North India and Pakistan.
The ambient music scene in San Francisco in the mid 80's was dangerous, cutting edge, unpredictable and totally underground.
I felt ambient music lost it's context and became a "boys and their toys" circle jerk phenomena where filter sweeps were becoming painfully cliché.
www.silentrecords.net /html/larry_thrasher.html   (3340 words)

 Dictionary of Meaning www.mauspfeil.net
{{Indianmusic}} Maharashtra is a states and territories of India state of India.
Sharang Dev, a 13th century composer, was from Maharashtra as well.
Music festivals in the area include Banganga Festival and the Pune Festival.
www.mauspfeil.net /Music_of_Maharashtra.html   (130 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Arts Tribune
She confined herself to classical music and amateur singing as long as her father was alive, as he was antithetical to her becoming a professional artiste.
She blames the music companies that are engaged in selling music as a “commodity; evidently to satiate their lust for lucre and that too at the cost of its quality.
She now owns a music company named YPM based in Delhi in which she would offer opportunities to those who are talented but don’t have an access to reach their goal.
www.tribuneindia.com /2000/20000721/art-trib.htm   (2617 words)

 Programmes and Workshops
My approach of teaching is a holistic one, giving equal importance to music as an art, performance as well as science.
As a sincere student and researcher of Music, Allied Therapies and Yoga I conduct workshops based on the combination of the subjects.
I work for Sanskar Bharati, Thane, as a board member and have worked as a chairperson for its music activities.
www.geocities.com /musicallahari/ma_workshops.html   (680 words)

 The Hindu : dated January 05, 1954: Why `Carnatic' Music
Rajagopalachari did not quite understand when the term "Carnatic music" came into being and whether it could be taken to be scientific.
Though the languages have been different, the basic, foundational structure of Carnatic music was is what Purandara Dasa made it.
During the Dasa school's paramountcy, Carnatic music was distinguished from Maharashtra music and Hindustani music.
www.hindu.com /2004/01/05/stories/2004010500280900.htm   (276 words)

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