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  Tamil Nadu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Tamil Nadu was one of the states affected by the Asian Tsunami on December 26, 2004 which took away more than 4000 lives and damaging the whole of the southern parts of the state.
Tamil is the official language of Tamil Nadu (as well as one of the official languages of India).
The Dravida Nadu of which modern Tamil Nadu formed a part was constituted by various kingdoms such as that of the Pallava, the Chera, the Chola, the Pandya, the Chalukya and the Vijayanagara.
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 Music of Tamil Nadu - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India.
Folk music in the region remains popular, especially in rural areas; elements of traditional styles are sometimes used in film music.
The music is usually a blend of Carnatic and Western instruments, although recent trends have invalidated the need for an orchestra and preference is given to synthesizers and other electronic instruments.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Tamil_Nadu   (367 words)

 Destination Tamil Nadu: Cultural heritage - Bharatanatyam, Carnatic music, literature, folk dances, Thirukkural, ...
The contribution of Tamil Nadu to literature, music and arts of Indian heritage is exemplary.
Music and dance are the essence of Tamil Nadu.
Music: As stated earlier, music is an essence of Tamil Nadu.
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 MUSIC IN TAMILNADU,Tamil Nadu History, People,Culture-Tamilnadu Hotels,Hotels Tamilnadu, tamil Nadu star hotels,Tamil ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Sarangi was in use in the temples of Tamil Nadu till the end of the nineteenth century.
The Nineteen Forties were a rather turbulent period for Carnatic Music in Tamil Nadu because of the Tamizh Isai controversy.
Tamil folk music is remarkable for the tala intricacies.
www.hotelstamilnadu.com /folkmusic.htm   (1013 words)

 Tamil Music - தமிழ் இசை
On Carnatic Music - Kumutha, Eela Murasu, 1996 - Engish Trnaslation by R.Shanmugalingam
Finally, the devotional music of the Tamil people, gives expression to the ecstasy that comes from transcending our fragmented and partial self and becoming one with that which is whole and therefore holy.
The Tamil film has become a powerful medium for popularising the music of the Tamil people, and not surprisingly, Tamil film music often draws its inspiration to a greater or lesser extent, from each of the three categories -devotional, classical and popular folk music.
www.tamilnation.org /culture/music   (2688 words)

 www.tamilar.org - Tamil Music, Tamil Music contibution to Carnatic Music - Online Entertainment portal for TamilNadu, ...
Tamil music is considered one of the most ancient music systems in the world.
The music of the flute, which was compared to the dragonfly, was also used as a drone instrument, which prevented the yazh from deviating from its pitch.
The martial music was sung by the Panar in the battlefield.
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 Tamilnadu's Contribution to Carnatic Music
The three enriched Carnatic music with compositions in their individual styles and it is their compositions that yet constitute the core of the concert repertoire.
All the three belonged to Tamil Nadu, though Tyagaraja's ancestors are said to have belonged to a village in present-day Andhra Pradesh.
In this regard, the contribution of Swami Sankaradoss (1867-1922), revered as the father of the Tamil stage, was incomparably bountiful.
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 Tamilnadu - Land of Tamilars, Tamilnadu State, Tamil Kingdom, Tamilmadu Government - Online Entertainment portal for ...
Tamil Nadu, state in southern India, bordered on the north by Andhra Pradesh state, on the northwest by Karnataka state, on the west by Kerala state, and on the east and south by the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean.
The state of Tamil Nadu is divided into 26 Administrative Districts which in turn are further bifurcated into smaller divisions and subdivisions including a total of 17,272 villages.
Tamil Nadu has a literacy rate of 62.66 per cent with the male literacy rate being 63.78 per cent and the female literacy rate being 44.60 per cent.
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 Tamilar - Online Entertaniment portal for TamilNadu, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Food, Cusine, Holidays, ...
Tamil language is a member of the Dravidian/ South Indian family of languages.
Yet the biggest contribution of Tamil Culture, to the colorful diverse Indian heritage, is the rich linguistic traditions of the Tamil language.
The external manifestations of Tamil culture may be found in the songs and dances, in the cuisine and dress forms, in the customs and rituals of the Tamil people.
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 Tamilnadu - Tamil Nadu Tourism,Tamilnadu India Tourism Guide
The rice bowl of Tamil Nadu, Tanjavur is a bustling country town situated 55 kms east of Trichy.
Tamil Nadu is bestowed with dynamic cities like, Chennai which are further known as the 'Gateway to the South'.
Dances of Tamil Nadu are the most distinguished of all dance forms of India, Bharat Natyam is the cultural pride of Tamil Nadu.
www.tamilnadu-tourism.com   (456 words)

 India Travelogue Destinations Tamil Nadu India: Tamil Nadu India Travel Guide, trip planning Tamil Nadu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
amil Nadu is bounded by Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh in the north and Kerala in the west.
Tamil literature is the major source of knowledge about the administration, art, architecture, economic conditions and daily life of the people of those times.
A unique festival of Carnatic music, the Thyagaraja festival is held annually in January at Thiruvariyar, the birthplace of famous singer poet Thyagaraja, where one can witness the amazing spectacle of mass performance in total harmony and rhythm.
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 Carnatic Music, Music of Tamil Nadu, Tamilnadu Festive Music, Festivals Tours of Tamil Nadu, Tamilnadu Festivals, Tamil ...
Traditional Carnatic music consisting of hundreds of ragas is a rich treat to all music lovers.
All the three belonged to Tamil Nadu and they enriched Carnatic music with compositions in their individual styles and it is their compositions that yet constitute the core of the concert repertoire.
Carnatic music concerts are also performed in marriages and other grand Hindu rituals.
www.indiantravelportal.com /tamil-nadu/music/carnatic-music.html   (697 words)

 Tamil Nadu Home Page
Tamil Nadu or "the land of Tamil" is the southern-most state of India.
Tamil Nadu is a beautiful state nestled in the southern Indian peninsula, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal and the deep blue Indian Ocean.
The grandeur of the Hindu temple architecture in Tamil Nadu should be seen to be believed.
www.cs.utk.edu /~siddhart/tamilnadu   (358 words)

 Tamil Nadu Dance,Tamilnadu Dances,Tamil Nadu Folk Dance
Bharatanatyam is an Indian classical dance form from the state of Tamil Nadu, which represents the language of rhythm and melody in different patterns of curves, angles and lateral movements.
As one of the rare folk art forms of ancient Tamil Nadu, this is being practiced now by the Telugu speaking people of the northern districts.
The ancient Tamils when they went on pilgrimage, carried the offerings to the gods tied on the either end of the long stick, which was balanced on the shoulders.
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 Music of Tamil Nadu, Tamilnadu Music, Tamil Nadu Festivals, Tamil Nadu Festival Tours, Festival Tours of Tamilnadu
Tamil Nadu is synonymous with the Indian musical maestro of the 18th century, Tyagaraja.
The land of Carnatic music, Tamil Nadu is the birthplace of many other music legends as well.
Devotional songs in praise of religious deities are commonplace in Tamil Nadu.
www.indiantravelportal.com /tamil-nadu/music   (147 words)

 Music in Tamil Nadu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Much of the popular music in Tamil Nadu (as in the rest of India) is from movie sound-tracks.
Tamil folk music tends to be vivacious and is best experienced at a live performance.
Songs in praise of religious deities are commonplace in Tamil Nadu.
www.cs.utk.edu /~siddhart/tamilnadu/MUSIC   (273 words)

 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu News : `Relationship between Tamil, music has long history'
With Tamil having been declared a classical language, musicians, composers and organisations, which promote and preserve Tamil music, should launch joint efforts to spread its fame across the world, the Chairman of the 12th Finance Commission, C. Rangarajan, said here today.
Inaugurating the 62nd annual festival of the Tamil Isai Sangam, Chennai, he appealed to people to learn the basics such as `raga' and `taala' of classical music from an early age as music had the power to give mental peace.
It was against this backdrop that the Tamil music movement was launched by the late Annamalai Chettiar in 1943.
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/12/22/stories/2004122214280500.htm   (421 words)

 My-Tamil.com: Tamilnadu Music pirates face police ire in Tamil Nadu
Music pirates face police ire in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS): It's not quite music to the ears of audio pirates - Tamil Nadu Police have launched a new drive against them.
The Tamil Nadu Police along with IMI teams conducted 53 raids in the state and seized over 400,000 audio CDs in 2004, Tripathy said.
www.my-tamil.com /cgi-bin/n/viewnews.cgi?newsid1108526135,31362,   (277 words)

 Guru Shishya - Tamil Nadu, India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Music (Veena) for over 40 years.She was a staff artiste in All India Radio,Madras for 20 years.
She is a fantastic teacher who can cater to the different attitudes of her students towards music.
No part of the information here may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information and storage retrieval system, without specific written permission from the Batish family.
batish.com /IMTD/india/tamilnadu.html   (261 words)

 rediff.com, Movies: Abhay music in Tamil flying off the shelves
The music of Suresh Krssna's Aalavandhan, released Tuesday morning, sold a whopping 200,000 units within eight hours.
According to Magnasound's Madras representative Madhav Das, the soundtrack was gone from the shelves of music stores in Madras and neighbouring cities within hours.
Bombay is all set to release the music of the Hindi version of the bilingual later this week.
www.rediff.com /entertai/2001/aug/23abhay.htm   (419 words)

 Tamil Nadu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The home of some amazingly beautiful temples and shrines, Tamil Nadu is the state that best exemplifies Dravidian culture.
The city lies at the head of the River Kaveri Delta, in the heartland of Tamil Nadu known as Cholamandalam (Coromandel).
Ranganatha Temple at Srirangam Island is among the largest temple complexes in Tamil Nadu, 950 m.
www.indiaheritage.com /travel/south/tamil.htm   (12386 words)

 Directory - Regional: Asia: India: Tamil Nadu: Arts and Entertainment: Music
Tamil Film Music  · Lyrics to old and new Tamil film and cinema songs.
Tamil Music  · cached · Information about Tamil or Tamizh music, a relative of the Carnatic musical form.
My Tamil Songs  · cached · A collection of Tamil cine music by a fan in mp3 format.
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 Tamilnadu Folk Music Dances,Folk Musics & Dances,Cultural Dances of Tamilnadu,Tamil Nadu India Folk Dances Info,Tamil ...
The conduct of folk dances and music on occasions of temple festivals and community functions gives entertainment, myrth and merry to the villagers.
Normally, the dance is performed with the accompaniment of musical instruments and songs.
Fights were characterised by moves of approaching the opponent, overpowering and subduing him, and finally teaching him a lesson, all to put an end to violence.
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 ::Thenisai - Tamil Songs, Tamil movies, Tamil Actress, Tamil Actors, Tamil Radio, Tamil cinema pictures, Tamil Music ...
Listeners can dedicate Tamil song to their loved ones, friends and relatives through Ungal Choice page.
Thenisai Top 10 Tamil Songs lists the countdown of Tamil music as per the popularity among Thenisai listeners.
Tamil Gallery section contains images of Tamil actors, Tamil actress, Tamil movies and Wallpapers.
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 Welcome to Music Season: chennai music,carnatic music,music season,Madras music season,music festival dance,india dance ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
This culture was adopted by various other sabhas that hold art festivals in different parts of the city.
A unique feature of this art festival is the fact that up and coming artistes also get a chance to exhibit their talents to this city of music and dance lovers at large along with the well established artistes.
Art lovers from various parts of the world visit the city during this season and in nearly all of them there is always a rush for tickets.
www.webindia.com /mseason   (216 words)

 Tamil Film Actors - The best film products, sites and information on the web today!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Lakshmi Rai in her first film in Tamil `Karka Kasadara' has got her lot of attention...
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 Open Directory - Regional: Asia: India: Tamil Nadu: Arts and Entertainment: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
My Tamil Songs - A collection of Tamil cine music by a fan in mp3 format.
Tamil Film Music - Lyrics to old and new Tamil film and cinema songs.
Tamil Music - Information about Tamil or Tamizh music, a relative of the Carnatic musical form.
dmoz.org /Regional/Asia/India/Tamil_Nadu/Arts_and_Entertainment/Music   (258 words)

 India: Tamil Nadu: Arts and Entertainment: Music
A large collection of Tamil film songs, including songs of all eras.
A collection of Tamil cine music by a fan in mp3 format.
Information about Tamil or Tamizh music, a relative of the Carnatic musical form.
www.iloveindia.com /directory/Tamil_Nadu/Arts_and_Entertainment/Music   (115 words)

 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Coimbatore News : Music fete
The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Coimbatore News : Music fete
The Pongu Tamil Valarchi Charitable Trust will organise a music festival on October 28 and 29 on the Gujarathi Samaj premises.
Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu
www.hinduonnet.com /2004/10/27/stories/2004102717630300.htm   (51 words)

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