Tag: Tamil Isai Sangam
What #DecemberMusicSeason Souvenirs Say
Today’s December Music Season programme books aka souvenirs may be drab affairs but at one time they advertised everything from potency drugs to gramophones. They take you to a lost world.
December Music Season – the great survivor
The December Music Season survives despite minuscule numbers chiefly because it has kept pace with changes over time
Touring the Tamil Isai Sangam – walk on Dec 4,2021
This walk, which was earlier scheduled for November 27, had to be postponed owing to bad weather. Those who are still interested may join. It stands as a grand edifice – a stately mix of art deco and traditional Chettinad, right at the corner of the Esplanade. The Raja Annamalai Manram is the home of…
Touring the Tamil Isai Sangam – a heritage walk
It stands as a grand edifice – a stately mix of art deco and traditional Chettinad, right at the corner of the Esplanade. The Raja Annamalai Manram is the home of the Tamil Isai Sangam, the organisation that first spread the message that Tamil is as musical a language as any other. You would think…
The #DecemberMusicSeason, 75 years ago – 1944
Looking back at how the December Music Season was in 1944 – exactly 75 years ago
It happened one #DecemberMusicSeason – 7
The tale of a rather bitter experience for an artiste but humorous when thought of years later
Handwritten mss of Pammal Sambanda Mudaliar’s play
I am now not able to recollect as to where I got this from. But I can still vividly recall my emotion when I first picked this book up at some second hand bookshop. The exterior was nothing but a drab cloth binding but the inside revealed several treasures. The book is basically a register…
A mathematical mix up
In which the Man from Madras Musings escorts a mathematics genius to a music concert
The Raja Annamalai Mandram – a Chennai landmark
One of the best known landmarks of North Chennai, the Raja Annamalai Mandram is synonymous with the promotion of Tamil as a musical language.
December Season 2012 Diary 29th December
Having returned the previous night, found there was so much to catch up on that missed the morning lec dem at the Music Academy much to my regret. Prof Indira Viswanathan Peterson was speaking on Serfoji II and the music of his court. Hoped that Pradeep Chakravarthy would be attending so that I could get…
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