Sunday, April 30, 2006

RLV group photo by courtesy of Nandappan (Bhakthivilasam) TPA.

Yesudas in his alma mater.Radahalakshmi Vilasom music academy of Tripunithura.

Gaanagandharvan records a devotional song in a Kochi studio

Pristine music

Rebab from Afghanistan came to be known as Sarod.Amjad Ali Khan.

Vettikkavala Sasikumar plays Nagaswaram in Gaayaki style.

Chembai whom age could not wither.

Semmangudi i used to see

doyen in illustrous company of M.S. and Sadasivam

Saturday, April 29, 2006

an upright gentleman musician with his manners as polished as his music
Semmangudi is being honoured by Justice T.L. Viswanatha Iyer at the Kerala Fine Arts hall in Kochi.
Alluring music of Kunjamma.
not after money but presenting music according to his own conviction.
A group of veterans like Alathur Subbu, Mundaya Ramabhagavather(extreme right),Palladam Sanjivi Rao and Chembai in the middle.

Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer under whom Semmangudi learned.

Madurai Somu a consummate entertainer.

Relinquished MBBS for GNB's music.Trichur Ramachandran.

many stalwarts musicians have been performing for the festival at Poornathrayeesa temple in Tripunithura.