Sruti: Indian Classical Music & Dance magazine. 16 issues from 1989-1994. #54, 65,68, 80, 81/82, 86,92, 93/94, 96,97, 99/100, 102,110, 112,115,116.

Regular price $100.00

Madras, India. 1989-1994.
Stapled wraps. 36-80 pages depending on issue. Many black & white photographs.
Generally Very Good to Near Fine.
Light toning near spine on several issues. Some have minor creasing and light edge wear. Stapled binding tight and secure. Inside clean and unmarked. #68 has a stray pencil mark on back cover.
Features on musicians, contemporary musical events, music theory, musical history, dance and even articles on various aspects of music in China.
#54. March 1989. Special Feature. The Art of Kuchipudi Dance & Vempati Chinna Satyam (Part 2). The Madras Season Revisted. The World of L. Subramaniam Ramayana from France: A Rude Rejection. International Dance Alliance Festival Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards
#65. February 1990. 64 pages. Focus on Festivals. The Madras Season: Madness Again. Hyderabad- Secunderabad: Kalasagaram's Festival. Madurai: Sangeetha Samajam's Festival Mysore: KGKP's Festival Gwalior: Tansen Samorah Imphal: Bhagyachandra Festival Lucknow: Tansen-Tyagaraja Festival
#68. May 1990. 52 pages. In Memoriam: S. Balachander. A Many Splendored Musician An Authentic Genius. Thunder, Lightning, & Rain. A Veela Vidwan With A Difference A "Record" in Indian Recording Industry Bang On With The Bioscope Convictions & Convulsions His Views: Music is for the God Try, Try, & Try Again
#80. May 1991. Subscription renewal stapled onto right side of first side with editor's note, does not obstruct anything. The Concept of Raga: An Essay in Understanding. Lalgudi Jayaraman: Composer & Teacher. Bharatanatyam: Its Relevance & Future The Varnam in Bharatanatyam. Perspectives on Thumri Awards to Artists: Some Questions.
#81/82. June/July 1991. The Trinity of Odissi. Debaprasad Das Kelucharan Mohapatra Pankaj Charan Das Harmonium in indian Music A Chequered History Popularity in North India Some Outstanding Players Composer Viswanatha Sastri Dance Heroines Out of Step? Mukhabhava - A Photo Feature
#86. November 1991. Carnatic Music Personalities: Shots From Behind A Curtain Sucheta Chapekar's "Nrityaganga" Compostions of Shahaji & Serfoji Festival of India in Germany Swami Haridas Festival in Vrindavan SNA's Nrityotsava in Bangalore Soorya Festival in Trivandrum
#92. May 1992. Kala Bharati's Service in Montreal Teaching of Indian Dance Abroad Growing Appreciation for CM in Germany Music in China: A Historical Perspective Profile: Chikka Rama Rao All-Khayal Festival & Seminar in Madras Sruti Foundation's Research & Documentation Centre Editor's Memo on the Music Academy
#93/94. June/July 1992 Summer Bumper issue. Hindustani & Carnatic Music Systems: Problems of Mutual Appreciation State & Fate of Kerala Kalamandalam Kalamandalam Gopi at 55 Ancient Chinese Musical Instruments The Fine Arts & The Foreign Student Arun Khopkar: Dance & Cinema Election Humour at the Academy
#96. September 1992. North-South Musical Divide: Perceptions of the Problem Advent of Hindustani Music in Madras Samantar: An Experiment in Harmony Malavika Sarukkai's New Turn Panchakshari Gawai: A Missionary Four Allied Raga-s Debate: A Concept of Raga
#97. October 1992. 9th Anniversary Issue. Two Stalwarts of Indian Music: Ramanathapuram Sankarasivam Sharadchandra Arolkar North-South Musical Divide: Difference between the Systems Four Points to Ponder Chinese Opera Dance & the Media Why Dancers fail in Abhinaya Humour: An Essay & Sarathy's Laffamalika
#99/100. December 1992/ January 1993 Winter Bumper issue. Bhanumathi - Bharatanatyam Dancer True exponent of the Art Glimpses of her Abhinaya The Traditional Community & Bharatanatyam Evolution of Dance: Socio-Economic Factors Chembai - Part 2 of a Special Feature Student, Performer, Guru, Tunesmith M.S. Subbulakshmi - A Picture Portfolio Music Criticism: A Perspective Sharad Sathe: Hindustani Vocalist Highlights of GNB's Music Sarathy's Laffamalika
#102. March 1993. Kotiswara Iyer: Composer in Tamil Life & Career Contribution to Carnatic Music Memories of a Mylaporean Kotiswara Iyer & I by S. Rajam

Music Appreciation: A Critic's Experience. Chandralekha & her bodyline ApproachNatyanjali in ChidambaramSangeet Natak Akademi Awards

#110. November 1993.64 pages. Madras: Happy Birthday, Sruti! Madras: Miracle on Mada StreetMadras: Kalakshetra Taken Over by GOIMadras: Computer Aid to LearningBangalore: Youth Festival in BangaloreBangalore: Protest Against Exclusion of Local Talent

ObituaryKripananda VariarJosyula Venkatachalapathi

Brief Notes

Kathakali During the DecadeMoving in an Unhealthy Direction? Problematic futureInnovations & ExperimentsAfterword: Kathakali Mahotsavam in Delhi

#112. January 1994. 36 pages. Konark Dance FestivalLucknow: Tansen-Tyagaraja Festival

An Event offering insight into Kathakali

Thakur Jaideva Singh Part 2An Outstanding Scholar & Exponent Admirable Role at All India RadioSongs of Rich ContentGuruji: Friend, Philosopher & GuideShanno Mitra

#115. April 1994.52 pages.Bangalore: Sruti Anniversary & Eka-Aneka FestivalBaroda: Music Festival Palakkad: Maneva Maitri Sangeetika FestivalKarur: Golden Jubilee of Sabha

Kuchipudi During 1983-93Trend Towards Solo ItemsLingering Questions & Some  Fallacies Siddhendra Yogi Kalakshetra in Kuchipudi

Bhagavata Mela in Melattur Role of Bhagavatt Mela Natia Vidya SangamThe Myth of Narasimha's Mask Prahlada Charitam in Saliyamangalam

Chidambaram: NatyanjaliCalcutta: Choreography FestivalMadras: Chandralekha's YantraVaransi: Spotlight on Sarangadeva

ObituaryP.N. SUNDARESANT.S. Natarajasundaram Pillai Gopi Krishna


#116. May 1994. 52 pages. Bhopal: Seminar on Male Body in Indian DanceBangalore: Puttaraja Gavoi HonouredKukke Subramanya: KGKP ConfestVarious Places: Salute to TyagarajaMysore: Tyagaraja's Debt to Purandaradasa Madras: Kutcheri with a difference

Natural-Sakuntala & Their Golden Voyage

Mohini Attam during the decadeRising PopualrityOn home grounds

Rallapalli Ananthakrishna Sarma

Art Music: Market Forces or patronage