The South Asian Symphony Orchestra rehearsing in Bengaluru ahead of the ‘Peace Notes’ concert; and Nirupama Rao. (Photo: Nirupama Rao)

‘Music is a great enabler’

2 min read . 04 Oct 2019
So far, Alexa had support for Amazon Music, the company’s own music streaming service and JioSaavn in India. (Reuters)
Anshuman Maharaj playing the electric sarod at his home in Varanasi (Sanjay Gupta/Mint)

Strings for the moment

7 min read . 03 Aug 2019
A theremin, an instrument heard extensively in sci-fi films

Looney tunes: the moon in music

4 min read . 20 Jul 2019