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Link to a rare Dikshithar kriti sung by MS

Since March is the birth month of Muthuswami Dikshithar, here is a link to a rare Dikshithar Kriti sung by MS. Mahalakshmi Karunaarasa Lahari” in raga Madhava Manohari. She was accompanied by: Smt Radha Viswanathan vocally Sri Kandadevi S.Azhagiriswami on the violin Sri T.K.Murthy on the mridangam Sri V.Nagarajan on the kanjira Sri T.H.Vinayakaram on […]

MS’ Piano

The piano that MS played An article in The Hindu where “Pianist Anil Srinivasan writes about discovering the instrument on which the legendary musician played many a times… “ “A few weeks ago, I was taken to the instrument room at Kalakshetra by its director and my friend, Leela Samson. As the doors were thrown […]

Links to MSS Concert at the Tyagaraja Aradhana Celebrations in 1980

“Links to a recording of Smt M.S.Subbulakshmi’s recital at the Tyagaraja Aradhana Celebrations in Thiruvaiyaaru on 7th January, 1980. She was accompanied by: Smt Radha Viswanathan – Vocal Support Sri Kandadevi S.Azhagiriswami – Violin Sri T.K.Murthy – Mridangam Sri V.Nagarajan – Kanjira Sri T.H.Vinayakaram – Ghatam” M S Subbulakshmi – Nenendu Vedukudura – Karnataka Behag […]

Seventh Remembrance Day of Smt M S Subbulakshmi

“Towards the end of each recital M.S. would sound the cymbals in eyes-closed concentration for the Rajaji hymn “Kuraionrum illai” (I have no regrets). It becomes obvious that for all the splendour of her music, it is her image as a saintly person which will probably endure for long, just as in the case of […]

Sep 16 is the Birth Anniversary of MS

Here is the link to an article in the Hindu about celebrations in Madurai to celebrate the birth anniversary of MS. “Madura Geetham” “Singers and musicians from the four Southern States are converging in Temple Town this week to pay musical tribute to legendary Carnatic singer M.S.Subbulakshmi”