Guruji, enakku oru davuttu! – 2

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“Guruji, why are you singing like your teeth are chattering in cold?” “That is called Brigha.” “And when you go aaaaaaaaaa…… like when you have gone to the dentist and suffering a toothache?” “Hmmm… Gamakkam.” “??!!” “Both are ornamentations to music, say. Gamaka is oscillation of a note / swara to adjacent notes. From the […]

August 24, 2013

Ship of Theseus

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It was like a concert in which 3 different pieces were performed, but in the end you realize that it was a medley all the time!!! That was how I felt even after you have watched the movie twice, the Ship of Theseus. I am not writing a movie review here, I have never done, […]

August 15, 2013

Guruji, enakku oru davuttu!

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“Guruji, enakku oru davuttu! Who is Sruthi?” “Good grief! You thought she has newly joined in your class or what?!” “Then who is it?” “You should be choosing what as the pronoun! Sruthi aka Pitch is an auditory attribute of musical tones (swaras); a sequence of frequencies that is linked with the Sa Ri Ga […]

August 1, 2013