Encore: A centenary of music conferences by V. Sriram

SRIRAM VENKATAKRISHNAN, The Hindu, 24 June 2012

May 27, 2012, marks the completion of 100 years since the hosting of the first Carnatic Music conference in the modern sense of the term. That event was not held in Madras but rightfully in Thanjavur, the heartland of South Indian music and hosting it was a Christian practitioner of native medicine – Dr. Abraham Pandithar. […] Pandithar’s Sangam was to lay the blueprint for all music conferences that were to follow, including that of the Music Academy. Read more here >>

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