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Weblinks for Carnatic Music Instrumentalists


Carnatic Music is the classical music of Southern India. In addition to vocalists, there have been many instrumentalists who have distinguished themselves, giving outstanding concerts in Flute, Violin, Veena, Ghottuvadyam, Saxophone to mention the main ones. Herein we provide a collection of websites giving more details on these carnatic music instrumentalists.

Weblinks for Carnatic Music Instrumentalists

Flute artists
Ramani, N flute (1934 - )
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/ramani.html
http://www.fluteramani.com/beta/intro.html
http://www.mondomix.com/archives/theatredelaville/2002/ramani2002/ramani.htm
http://www.fluteramani.com/beta/intro.html

Mahalingam, TR Flute (1926-1986)
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/tr_mahalingam.html

S Shashank (flute) (1978 - )
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/s_shashank.html

Sikkil Sisters (Kunjumani 1930 - ) & Neela (1940 - )
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/sikkil_sisters.html
http://www.sangeetham.com/sikkilsisters.htm

T Viswanathan (1927-2002)
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/t_viswanathan.html

R Thyagarajan (son of N Ramani) (1970 - )
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/r_thyagarajan.html

K S Gopalkrishnan

Sikkil Mala Chandrasekhar

Chitra veena

Ravi Kiran
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/n_ravikiran.html
http://www.pertout.com/Ravikiran.htm
http://www.ravikiranmusic.com/

A Durgaprasad (Gottuvadyam)

Veena

Gayathri E
http://www.indiamusicinfo.com/profiles/carnatic/gayathri.html
http://www.indiansarts.com/EGayathripage.htm

Rajeswari Padmanabhan (Veena)

Ghatam

Ghatam Suresh (b. 1966)
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/ghatam_suresh.html

TH Vinayakaram (1945 - )
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/vikku_vinayakaram.html

Mandolin

Shrinivas U (1969 - ) Mandolin
http://www.mandolinshrinivas.org/
http://www.musicalnirvana.com/carnatic/u_srinivas.html

U Rajesh

Mridangam

Mani Iyer, Palkhat Mridangam
http://www.geocities.com/~maniiyer/tributes/raghu.htm

Karaikudi Mani (Mridangam)

Umayalpuram Sivaraman (1935 -) Mridangam
http://www.geocities.com/usivaraman.geo/profile.html

Violinists

Krishnan, T N (1928 - ) Violin
http://www.tnkrishnan.org/

Ganesh / Kumaresh
http://www.ganeshkumaresh.com/

Jayaraman, Lalgudi Violin
http://www.carnaticcorner.com/articles/lj-intv.html

chandrasekaran, M Violin
http://www.vasumathi.net/new/print.asp?id=21

Narmada, M Violin
http://www.drmnarmadha.com/

Gopalakrishnan, M S Violin
http://members.tripod.com/MSG_page/

Ranjani & Gayathri Violin duo
http://www.kutcheribuzz.com/features/interviews/ranjanigayathri.asp

Sankaran, Trichi
http://www.trichysankaran.com/

Saxophone

Kadri Gopalnath
www.kadrigopalnath.com/
www.unl.edu/raag/kadri/kadri1.html

Prasant Radhakrishnan
www.kutcheribuzz.com/ebroch/music/prasantradhakrishnan/default.htm

M.S. Lavanya, M.S. Subbalaxmi (Saxophone sisters)
www.kutcheribuzz.com/ebrochures/saxophonesisters/
carnatica.net/links/sax-sis1.htm
http://www.hindu.com/2005/03/05/stories/2005030507310300.htm



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