This Week’s Six Pillars – Carnatic Music Explained
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This Week’s Six Pillars – Carnatic Music Explained

A concert and investigation of Carnatic Music by Sandeep Narayan (vocals), Durai Balu (violin), and Akshay Anantapdmanabhan (mridangam drum). The introduction to Carnatic music by the musicians was prompted by questions from the audience, mainly music students at New York University, Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The New York University in the United Arab … Continue reading

Currently Listening To….Al Balabil – البلابل​
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Currently Listening To….Al Balabil – البلابل​

Al Balabil- The Nightingales البلابل​ were a supremely famous girl-band in early 70’s Sudan. They were three sisters Hadia, Aamal,& Hayyatt…See them singing below and here. What’s of note about their diversity of sound, is that Al Balabil’s music, from the 1950s to today, ranges from 50s reverb guitars to tribal chanting, vocals that sound … Continue reading