Shubha Mudgal
Hindustani classical singer Kaushiki Chakraborty at the Living Traditions concert. Photo: Rajan Parrikar

Challenges of curating musical shows

3 min read . 23 Dec 2016
The hijras usually present badhais or songs of felicitation. Photo: Arko Datta/Reuters

The artistry of ‘hijra’ music

3 min read . 02 Dec 2016
Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

The ‘upaj’ on demonetization

2 min read . 19 Nov 2016
Music director Jaidev with Lata Mangeshkar. Photo: Hindustan Times

In conversation with Lata Mangeshkar

2 min read . 28 Oct 2016
A pakhawaj and sitar lying unattended at the Mumbai airport’s Terminal 2. <br />

The tanpura as a prop?

2 min read . 30 Sep 2016
Violinist Yehudi Menuhin and Russian cellist and pianist Mstislav Rostropovich at London’s Royal Albert Hall in 1964. Photo: Ted West/Central Press/Getty Images<br />

Menuhin memories

2 min read . 16 Sep 2016
Only 1-2% of music in India is bought legally, according to a KPMG report.<br />

Crunch time for Indian music

2 min read . 02 Sep 2016
A grab from the 2012 YouTube video of Jayantika Dey.<br />

On musical child prodigies

2 min read . 16 Jul 2016
Group of Nautch Girls, 19th century, artist unknown.<br />

Musicians from 100 years ago

3 min read . 30 Jun 2016
Music nibs can be used for elegant writing<br />

A nib for bandish

2 min read . 17 Jun 2016
A portrait of khayal exponent Ustad Mushtaq Husain Khan from S.K. Chaubey’s book. Photo: Digital Library of India<br />

A digital success story

2 min read . 20 May 2016
A record by the indigenous Young India label (1935-55).<br />

‘Young India’ sings again

2 min read . 06 May 2016
An 18th century painting of Krishna and Radha, currently housed in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

The colours of divine love

2 min read . 09 Apr 2016
Actor Hema Malini was in news lately for acquiring a piece of land for her dance academy in Mumbai. Photo: AFP<br />

Subsidies don’t make a music class

3 min read . 12 Feb 2016