Indian Music is a study in the country’s diversity and history. But rarely does one get to experience all of it under one roof. On Heritage Matters, we take you to the Indian Music Experience or IME in Bengaluru where you can do just that.
No other locality in Madras probably symbolizes the city’s history and spirit like Mylapore does. Here’s a story going back 2000 years, much before the time of heritage houses which define Mylapore today.
Ustad Abdul Karim Khan who founded the Kirana Gharana was a court singer in Baroda & later Mysore. His musical interactions with Carnatic musicians brought about a unique confluence
The great Ustad Alladiya Khan lost his voice because the Raja of Amleta made him perform relentlessly. This provoked him to develop a unique musical syntax which came to be known as Jaipur Gharana.
‘Ghagge’ Khuda Baksh the founder of the Agra Gharana had ‘Ghagge’ prefixed before his name because of a gruff voice that was unsuitable for singing. Here is the story
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