Pictures of Melody - G. N. Balasubramaniam Speed thrills Lakshmi DevnathL Code OPD0284 -1 Heritage Publishing House
First Ever Pictorial Series on Carnatic Music Legends Thoroughly Researched, Racy Narrative, Fabulous Pictures.
Pictures of Melody provides insights into the lives of Carnatic music legends. Theirs are stories that inspire, that celebrate passion and hard work. Theirs are stories that are worth retelling as often as they are retold.
Pictures of Melody offers an invaluable experience for the melody-driven. This series will include titles on both Performers and Composers.
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Madurai Mani Iyer
- A swing in his swaras
Palghat Mani Iyer
- Rhythm Ecstasy
- Kriti Unveiled
- Stressing the Basics
About the author:
LAKSHMI DEVNATH is a well-known researcher and writer in Carnatic music. Her articles and features numbering close to 200 have featured in leading publications like The Hindu and Sruti – India’s Premier Magazine for the Performing Arts. Her passion is to familiarize the young with India’s glorious heritage through innovative stories. An earlier effort of hers in this direction, Poorva – Magic Miracles and the Mystical Twelve, that narrates the stories of the Azhvars and released in 2007 was a runaway success. The projects that she is currently involved in include Poorva in the Vedic Age; Sargam – a fascinating journey into the world of Carnatic music and this pictorial biographies series. Her other books include – A Class Apart, the biography of the educationist Dr. (Mrs.) YG Parthasarathy and Lotus – a monograph written for danseuse Anita Ratnam. Lakshmi’s full-fledged biography of the living legend Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman is due to be published by Harper Collins shortly.
The issue on G.N. Balasubramaniam (G.N. Balasubramaniam - Speed thrills) has been endorsed by G.N. Balakrishnan & G.B. Bhuvaneswaran (the former is the younger brother of GNB and the latter the maestro's son)
Each book includes free autographed Picture Card of the artist.