Trace lineage of maestros of today to all time greats of yesteryears in Gharanas. We dwell on each gharana separately and then present a hierarchy structure of the same depicting the Guru - Shishya parampara.
View the complete biographies of most of the well known artists in detail in Maestros. View current schedule of that maestro and also purchase any commercial products of that maestro released.
In Ragas view useful details of popular ragas at a glance, including Aaroha, Avroha, Vadi and Samvadi. Film songs based on that raga can also be viewed here.
The History Section dwells on the transition of classical music from samaveda to that in its present state. It mentions the various vocal forms since then and also gives a small preview of that.
The Talas section , describes about the various popular talas and highlights its beat structure. The Dances section elaborates about the seven basic dance forms of Bharatnatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Odissi, Mohiniattam, Manipuri and Kuchipudi.
The Instruments section dwells about the characteristics of each instrument and briefly goes through its history.
Some of the prime objectives of the site are:
a) Promote artists, both established and upcoming, by featuring them on our site, through listings of the biographies, concert schedules, commercial products released, audio samples of their recitals etc.
b) Create a unique platform for Students and Teachers of Indian Classical Music,worldwide, to meet, through exhaustive sections on Student and Teacher listings respectively.
The site contains references to history of Indian Classical Music, write up on Gharanas, biographies of Maestros and also covers Taals & related information about the ragas, dances & instruments.
The site contains available information on Indian Classical Music covering events / festivals / concerts and schedule(s) of individual artists.
Also, please share your views on the discussion board do visit the articles section on the site.