‘Voice of a generation’ (Part 5)

Chapter 2 (Continued) The Sanketi origin  Ranjani Govind Photos by Rudrapatnam S. Ramakanth The Mysore link….. The reason for music being integral to everyone then was the presence of the Royal Court in Mysore as a great patron of fine arts. As the rulers...

‘Voice of a generation’ (Part 4)

Chapter 2 The Sanketi origin Ranjani Govind Photos by Rudrapatnam S. Ramakanth R.K. Srikantan belongs to a community called Sanketi in Karnataka. Known for the community’s role in serving the cause of music and fine arts for hundreds of years, Sanketis in the State...

‘Voice of a generation’ (Part 3)

Chapter 1 (contd) Luminaries of Rudrapatna Ranjani Govind  Photos by Rudrapatnam S. Ramakanth Rudrapatna, the small village on the banks of the river Kaveri (Hassan district) in Karnataka is known for its rich musical heritage. It was known to be an abode of Veda,...