Thursday, March 29, 2012

Symphony with 1,100 veenas

Bangalore:  It was a symphony with 1,100 veenas that left music aficionados spellbound in Bangalore.Held to foster India’s ancient heritage of classical music, a concert organised by the Art of Living (AoL) Foundation saw veena exponents from Bangalore and eight other cities across Karnataka play away at the Bangalore Palace grounds on Wednesday evening.

The concert had veena exponents and their disciples plucking the stringed instrument to churn out some mesmerising music.“In happy times your love for music is spontaneous. In tough times music can soothe, heal and de-stress you. So, make music an integral part of your life. Veena is the most ancient instrument known to mankind. Its resonance is unparalleled, captivating and takes you to another dimension,” AoL founder Sri 
Sri Ravi Shankar said on the occasion. Read More

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