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Veena Dhanammal

Lakshmi Subramanian

Veena Dhanammal

the making of a legend

by Lakshmi Subramanian

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Published by Routledge in New Delhi .
Written in English


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On the life and music of Tan̲am, 1868-1938, Carnatic vocalist and Vina player.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [107]-110) and index.

StatementLakshmi Subramanian
SeriesPathfinders
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24477085M
ISBN 109780415446112
LC Control Number2009305087

Dhanammal, the epitome of classical carnatic music, single handedly catalyzed a paradigm shift in her genre and brought about an inimitable style (The Dhanammal Bani), which is the holy grail for most aspiring musicians. She broke the barrier in the then male-dominated arena. Mithas features a wonderful concert in this Bani on Sunday March 27th at MIT.   DHANAM produced by The Chennai Fine arts is a book to commemorate the life and contribution of Veenai Dhanammal the matriarch and musician par excellence in memory of her year. malya.

Veena Dhanammal: the making of a legend. Subramanian, Lakshmi. Woven around the life and musical practice of Veena Dhanam (), considered the emdodiment of `classicis' in Karnatik music, this book is an attempt to write a social history of music in modern south India at a critical time of its transformation.;. /4). If the player wants a high-pitched tone for his Veena, he can go for E, F or F#, which is 3, 4 and 4 Vi. It is said that Veenai Dhanammal used to play in 4(F) and sometimes even in 5 (G), while many male Vainikas who came later had played in C#. Therefore, the choosing of a convenient pitch is.

Veena Dhanammal: the making of a legend. Request This. Author Subramanian, Lakshmi. Title Veena Dhanammal: the making of a legend / Lakshmi Subramanian. Format Book Published London ; New York: Routledge, Description xxxii, p.: ill. ; 22 cm. Uniform series Pathfinders. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and. Sri Ayyangar had studied Dhanammal's music deeply and imbibed the subtle nuances of her veena technique, which he immortalised by his notations in his book Kritimanimalai of 4 volumes. Pushpa learnt many more kritis by herself from Kritimanimalai, in which he has given detailed notation with special emphasis on gamakas (musical embellishments).


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Everyday low. Veenai Dhanammal (Tamil: வீணை தனம்மாள்) (–) was a highly accomplished Carnatic musician, and the torchbearer of the school of Carnatic music that goes by her was both a vocalist and a performer on the Saraswati prefix "Veenai" in her name is an indicator of her exceptional mastery of that instrument.

"One of the musicians he admired most in his youth was Smt. Veena Dhanammal () renowned for adherence to traditional values and profundity of music expression. He heard her in the latter years of her life. He spoke of her from his heart “It was Dhanammal’s music that haunted me in my early years.

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This book looks at the life and music of Veena Dhanammal (–), considered the embodiment of ‘classicism’ in Karnatik music. It locates her art within the cultural, social and intellectual milieu she inhabited, allowing readers to. This book looks at the life and music of Veena Dhanammal (), considered the embodiment of 'classicism' in Karnatik music.

It locates her art within the cultural, social and intellectual milieu she inhabited, allowing readers to track the changing musical landscape of southern India, as a process of urbanisation - beginning in the late nineteenth century.

Peerless Veena Dhanammal () would be years old today. The legendary vainika of the early 20th century is held in awe, not just for the unique style that she engendered but also for. This book looks at the life and music of Veena Dhanammal (), considered the embodiment of `classicism' in Karnatik music.

It locates her art within the cultural, social and intellectual milieu she inhabited, allowing readers to track the changing musical landscape of southern India, as a process of urbanisation - beginning in the late nineteenth century.

Veena Dhanammal with her family Descendants Vīṇa Dhanammal’s musical legacy has continued in her successors in the family. She had four daughters, Rajalakshmi, Lakshmiratnam, Jayammal and Kamakshi.

The first two daughters gave vocal recitals in the name of ‘Dhanam daughters’. Jayammal was a good tabla player and Kamakshi was a violinist. Veena Dhanammal: The Making of a Legend: Lakshmi Subramanian: Books - or: Lakshmi Subramanian. Veena Dhanammal: the making of a legend.

London: Routledge. MLA Citation. Subramanian, Lakshmi. "This book looks at the life and music of noted Karnatik vocalist Veena Dhanam. It locates her art within the cultural, social and intellectual milieu she inhabited, allowing readers to track the changing musical landscape of southern India.

having recognized her greatness. In fact in his book "History of Carnatic Music" released in ,he quotes from one of the articles he had written about Dhanammal in (Dhanammal was 69 years old @ that time--she died two years later)::To sum up Dhanam is a unique figure in the world of Carnatic Music.

Vainika K. G. Vijayakrishnan’s determination to get the younger generation interested in Veena Dhanammal’s soulful music resulted in a documentary on the legend.