Topic: record artist
Besides patriotic songs, gramophone was also used to transmit messages from national leaders. Gandhi’s ‘Spiritual Message’ was recorded in 1931-32.
The vast corpus of theatre recordings on gramophone from various languages provide a valuable glimpse into India’s social and cultural history.
European record companies participated with artists like Nagarathnamma, a devadasi, at a time Indian society hounded them in name of morality.
Salem Godavari is a forgotten footnote and sadly evokes no memory in Carnatic musicians or connoisseurs.
Gramophone’s search for ‘native’ voices in 1900s brought it to India’s Gauhar Jaan, who would go on to have 600 records to her name.
The inclusion of BS Yediyurappa in the BJP parliamentary board comes after his removal as Karnataka CM and denial of MLC ticket to his son. So what makes BSY so important?
Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.
The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
Remember a convicted ‘non-guilty’ IAS officer, HC Gupta, when fretting over stalled economic reforms
The 2010-13 season of scandal-mongering still casts a shadow on Indian politics, and the victims are those at the lowest end of the decision-making chain.