Archive for the ‘Indo Celtic Music’ Category

Vismaya Video on You Tube

October 24, 2008

Here is a link to the Vismaya Youtube Video.

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Special Music for Mother’s Day 2008

May 11, 2008
We invite you to celebrate all that is embodied by the mother, on Mother’s day  by listening to this track KAMALASANA VANDITA from the album ‘Vismaya (Wonder!) – An Indo Celtic Musical Journey’.  (more…)

The April lecture concert at Cincinnati

April 22, 2008

VismayaVismaya Cincinnati - Special GuestChief GuestExcerpts from Dr. Catherine Roma’s speech at the lecture concert  ‘Vismaya – An Indo Celtic Musical Journey’   (more…)

CD Release – Bethlehem – Review

April 14, 2008

Thank you for such a wonderful lec-dem/presentation at Lehigh University on Saturday. It was not only informative and enjoyable, but also inspirational in that it helped me see how visionary figures go beyond man-made barriers. I am also most thankful to you for working so diligently on researching and presenting it in such a scholarly-authoritative and engaging manner. I was also so very moved by your daughter’s voice which is so melodious and seemed perfect. In short – it was great! (more…)

Vismaya – Links

April 9, 2008

Visit http://www.kanniks.com/vismaya_news_cd.htm

More tracks are currently  http://cincivoice.blogspot.com 

Nottusvara Sahityas of Dikshitar Part III – Content and Significance

March 3, 2008

Madurai TempleAn essay on the content and significance of the Nottusvara sahityas of Dikshitar. Kanniks Kannikeswaran gave a lecture-demonstration on this topic at the 81st Annual Conference of The Music Academy, Chennai in December 2007. (more…)

Nottusvara Sahityas of Dikshitar – Part II – Historical Context

March 3, 2008

Fort St. George - St. Mary’s ChurchAn essay on the historical context of the Nottusvara sahityas of Dikshitar. Kanniks Kannikeswaran gave a lecture-demonstration on this topic at the 81st Annual Conference of The Music Academy, Chennai in December 2007. (more…)

Nottusvara Sahityas of Dikshitar – Part I – Introduction

March 3, 2008

HarpPart I An essay on the Nottusvara sahityas of Dikshitar. Kanniks Kannikeswaran gave a lecture-demonstration on this topic at the 81st Annual Conference of The Music Academy, Chennai in December 2007. (more…)

Why Vismaya

March 3, 2008

Celtic KnotVismaya represents an expression of my fascination for the Nottusvara sahitya genre of music. (more…)

Musical variety in the nottusvara sahitya genre of Dikshitar

March 3, 2008

WaltzAlthough all songs in the nottusvara sahitya genre of Dikshitar are in the major scale, sans gamaka and other Indian melodic ornamentation, there is quite a bit of variety in the collection.  (more…)