Music Genre - Carnatic Music (South Indian)

‘My Video Playlist’ – Debapriya Adhikary & Samanwaya Sarkar

As part of our ‘My Video Playlist’ series, we are proud to present music chosen by the brilliant Debapriya Adhikary and Samanwaya Sarkar.

Celebrating Diwali with a packed digital programme this November

We’re preparing to celebrate Diwali here at Milap with a week-long programme of music and dance that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own home!

‘My Video Playlist’ – Prabhat Rao

UK Based Hindustani Vocalist Prabhat Rao shares his favourite musical influences in this weeks ‘My Video Playlist’

‘My Video Playlist’ – Flute Jayanth

Renowned and much-loved Flute artist ‘ Flute Jayanth’ takes us through the tracks which has inspired him the most.

‘My Video Playlist’ – Manish Pingle

Slide-guitarist Manish Pingle shares his favourite tracks, including ones from Ustad Shahid Parvez, Barbara Streisand and Hans Zimmer!

‘My Video Playlist’ – Jonathan Mayer

Son of the late Kolkata composer John Mayer, Jonathan began his musical training at the early age of 5 with violin from his grandfather Albert Hepton, piano from James Methuen-Campbell and composition from his father. At the age of 16 …

‘My Video Playlist’ – Anjana Rajagopalan

Anjana Rajagopalan is a 29 year old Western Classical & Carnatic Vocalist, Composer, Conductor, Arranger, Programmer, Choir and Voice trainer hailing from Chennai. She holds a Licentiate Diploma from Trinity College London (LTCL diploma) in Western Classical vocal music performance under the guidance of Mr. Augustine …

‘My Video Playlist’ with Kousic Sen

Our Artist in Residence, tabla artist Kousic Sen, highlights some of his most favourite Indian classical music tracks in the first of our new series of artist playlists.

The violin

The violin used in Indian classical music is similar to the one used in Western classical traditions. In Carnatic music, the tuning is the same. The tuning is slightly modified for the Hindustani violin, but the playing style remains the …

The Veena

The veena is among the oldest of Indian musical instruments. From the references to Vedic writings, it can date back to around the first millennium B.C. Temple sculptures from the 2nd century B.C. show a type of veena being played. …