Violin Maestro B.R. Govindaswamy

Carnatic Musicians
drshrikaanth
Posts: 4066
Joined: 26 Mar 2005, 11:31
Location: Maidstone, UK

Postby drshrikaanth » 28 Jul 2006, 13:49

There are lots of artistes that many are not even aware of by name. This applies to many artistes outside Tamizhnadu, especially those of yester-years. So, when we get the chance to know them, I thought we should grab it.

Here is an article from an article in the "Star of mysore" dated 28/07/06(Today) on Vid||B.R. Govindasway(gOvindaswAmi)

Image

http://starofmysore.com/main.asp?type=s ... &item=1809

drshrikaanth
Posts: 4066
Joined: 26 Mar 2005, 11:31
Location: Maidstone, UK

Postby drshrikaanth » 28 Jul 2006, 13:50

Reproducing the article in case the link fails.

[i]VIOLIN MAESTRO B.R. GOVINDASWAMY


Those were the days! The second decade of the last century. The year was 1917. The first disastrous conflagration called the first World War, was on its last legs. It was the war between imperialist powers grabbing colonies and subjecting the natives to exploitation and poverty.

Even though India was one of them, brought under the British rule and struggling to remove its shackles, the remote villages particularly in the old Mysore State were unscathed and continued to be complacent, thinking that their ruler was in the Palace and everything was all right. Chikkaballapur in Kolar district was one of them. It was not a village but the administrative centre of the taluk of the same name, and one could call it a town â€"

rshankar
Posts: 10924
Joined: 02 Feb 2010, 16:56

Postby rshankar » 28 Jul 2006, 15:41

And if we could also hear what captivated mALaviyA sa'ab, we would be very fortunate indeed!
Hopefully, someone has recorded the music of this artist!
Ravi

kiransurya
Posts: 781
Joined: 13 Dec 2005, 10:28
Location: Great Britain

Postby kiransurya » 28 Jul 2006, 15:46

Very great personality indeed. Can we get to hear him...


Return to “Vidwans & Vidushis”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest