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Argentine youth seek peace through Indian guru

September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 9 (IANS) Hundreds of youth packed the circular hall in Buenos Aires University to listen to Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar of the Art of ... Read more...

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Mozart’s unpublished piano piece found

March 3rd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 3 (IANS) A piano piece attributed to 18th century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart has been found by a researcher in Austria, a media report said.The handwritten piece was ... Read more...

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Karan Singh performs at ICCR soiree

February 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Revealing another side of his versatile nature, Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) president and veteran Congressman Karan Singh rendered a selection of light ... Read more...

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Yesudas completes 50 years as singer!

November 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 13 (IANS) Singing legend K.J. Yesudas will celebrate his golden jubilee as a singer Nov 14 as it was on this day half-a-century ago that he recorded his ... Read more...

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Kerala unable to honour singer Yesudas with lifetime award

October 24th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) Noted singer K.J. Yesudas will have to wait for a lifetime achievement award in Kerala as the rules do not permit state governments to confer special ... Read more...

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Amjad Ali Khan to teach at Stanford University

October 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Oct 21 (IANS) Amjad Ali Khan, the sarod maestro, will be teaching for two and half months at Stanford University, according to an announcement from the university.Khan will be ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle: Excited To Record Live After A Gap Of 30 Years

November 27th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran singer Asha Bhosle went through an age-old experience after about 30 years and she was visibly very excited about it. Yes, she got to record live for an album, ... Read more...

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Recording live after 30 years was fantastic: Asha Bhosle (Interview)

November 27th, 2010 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Legendary singer Asha Bhosle is excited on recording live after 30 years - with singer and sitarist Shujaat Khan - for an album that will have ... Read more...

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Playing flute like practising yoga: Hari Prasad Chaurasia (Interview)

November 11th, 2010 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The language of the humble bamboo flute is universal and more sought after than other classical instruments like the sitar and sarod, says flute maestro ... Read more...

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Indian varsities powerhouses of knowledge, says Kalam

November 2nd, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Nov 2 (IANS) Indian universities hold great potential, and are the powerhouses of knowledge, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said at a convocation here Tuesday."Our universities hold great potential for preparing ... Read more...

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Reliving the music and memories of Mallikarjun Mansur

September 26th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Mallikarjun Mansur was so "full of music" that each time he opened his mouth music would flow out of him. He would often sing at ... Read more...

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Tribute to musician Mallikarjun Mansur on birth centenary

September 22nd, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Sitar maestro Ravi Shankar along with other eminent musicians will pay tribute to legendary classical musician Mallikarjun Mansur during a three-day carnival of music Sep 24-26 ... Read more...

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FEATURE: International Pop Stars Freak on Desi Item Numbers!

September 9th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Videshi music artists have been hot-favorites among the Indian youth. Gone are the days when girls would die to get a glimpse of their favorite late Michael Jackson on the stage. ... Read more...

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Two new Mozart compositions uncovered

July 27th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Two new compositions by a young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart have been uncovered in Salzburg, Austria. The previously unknown pieces were found among the collection at the International Mozarteum Foundation, ... Read more...

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Rajdhani Express’ 40th birthday celebrated at Howrah station

March 3rd, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) The Kolkata Rajdhani Express train celebrated its 40th birthday with cakes, music and flowers at Howrah station Tuesday evening. The entire station was in a festive mood since ... Read more...

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How Myleene Klass strikes a balance between career and motherhood

September 29th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): If one thinks about Myleene Klass'' achievements, she pretty much falls into the category of all-round Superwoman.She has been a singer, presenter, model, classical musician and now ... Read more...

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Shilpa admits she doesn’t really play violin in ‘The Man’

September 10th, 2008 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) There were reports that Shilpa Shetty actually learnt to play the violin for Sunny Deol's "The Man", but the actress admits that she couldn't go beyond holding the ... Read more...

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Myleene Klass took music lessons to hide away from sports

August 27th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): Classical musician turned TV presenter Myleene Klass has revealed that she attended piano and music lessons in school to hide away from hockey.The star, who recently attended ... Read more...

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You don’t need to know music to appreciate it (Special)

May 28th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by admin
By Amjad Ali Khan I cannot remember a particular day that I was initiated into the world of music. It was a part of me from as early as I can remember. Indeed, ... Read more...

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