Articles – Arvindh Ranganathan

The mysterious ‘nagumomu’ of Tyagaraja Svamigaḷ

Only few kṛti-s enjoy the unique status of being both popular and liked by everyone. One such kṛti is ‘nagumōmu ...
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Intriguing raga-s – Balahamsa

Changes occurred to a rāga can be of various types ranging from trivial to drastic. There are some rāga-s wherein ...
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Kshetrayya: A figment of imagination?

Note: This article is a rejoinder to the views questioning Kshetrayya's existence in an article by Dr.Swarnamalya Ganesh that appeared ...
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Ramaswamy Deekshithar – A ‘dvimudra’ vaggeyakara ?

This article was published in the journal "Shanmukha" 2019 issue. Apart from identifying raga-s sung by a musician, another exercise ...
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The birth of Sangita Sampradaya Pradarshini

The Tamiz month Thai (January – February) in the year 1904 marked a new beginning in the history of Karnataka ...
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