Raaga Rasika: Exploring the World of Carnatic Music

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Episode 70: Featured Place — Kanchipuram

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010
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We turn our attention to yet another noteworthy temple town in South India which has tremendous significance to the world of Carnatic music: Kanchipuram. In this episode, we talk about this town and its amazing temples. We also discuss the influence this town has had on the art form as well as prominent composers who have composed on this location. Vidya shares several snippets of popular compositions that are based on the various temple deities in this town.