This is a blog about all things musical – artists, concerts, lectures, demonstrations and everything from classical music theory to folk and movie music. As a classical performer and perennial student, Chitra will provide her perspective from both sides of the mike and hopes to engage both the serious music aficionado and the casual listener.
Chitra Srikrishna is a Carnatic vocalist and writer living in Bengaluru. She’s the musical half of a multimedia performance duo HumRaag. She also produces and hosts RaagTime, a radio show on Indian music. She blogs at chitrasrikrishna.com.
Tyagaraja was a prolific carnatic composer. As he travelled to different places around Thanjavur he composed songs praising the deities of the local temples. When he visited Lalgudi, he composed five songs collectively known as »