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Music of South India: Songs of the Carnatic Tradition

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    The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

    South India's classical Carnatic music is based on a prodigious number of fully composed songs, most of which express intense religious sentiment. The songs—dating as far back as the 15th century with most coming from between 1700 and 1900—are primarily vocal and accompanied by violin, percussion, and drone.

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Ramnad Krisnan, singer
    V. Thyagarajan, violin
    T. Ranganathan, mridangam
    V. Nagarajan, kanjira
    P. Srinivasan, tampura

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Peter K. Siegel
    Recorded December 1967 at Manhattan Towers Hotel, New York
    Recording Engineer: David B. Jones
    Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Masterdisk Corp.)
    Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

    Cover art: Bob Ziering

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Wednesday, June 1, 1988 - 04:00
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South India's classical Carnatic music is based on a prodigious number of songs, most of which express intense religious sentiment. The songs—dating as far back as the 15th century—are primarily vocal and accompanied by violin, percussion, and drone.

Description: 

The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

South India's classical Carnatic music is based on a prodigious number of fully composed songs, most of which express intense religious sentiment. The songs—dating as far back as the 15th century with most coming from between 1700 and 1900—are primarily vocal and accompanied by violin, percussion, and drone.

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Peter K. Siegel
Recorded December 1967 at Manhattan Towers Hotel, New York
Recording Engineer: David B. Jones
Mastering: Robert C. Ludwig (Masterdisk Corp.)
Coordinator: Teresa Sterne

Cover art: Bob Ziering

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

72023

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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341
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Wednesday, June 1, 1988 - 04:00
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UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597202328BUN
Price: 
0.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
603497199464
Price: 
9.00
MusicianDetails: 

MUSICIANS
Ramnad Krisnan, singer
V. Thyagarajan, violin
T. Ranganathan, mridangam
V. Nagarajan, kanjira
P. Srinivasan, tampura

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