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Discussion Map

In this feature, we map the discussion around Caste and Carnatic Music. 

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Kamala Ganesh

Crossing the Vindhyas

Ganesh writes that Carnatic vocalist T M Krishna’s critiques may shift the genre’s middle ground, but the broad contours and deep structures of this ancient civilisational resource are likely to endure. 

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Click here to read Kamala Ganesh\'s article. 

T M Krishna

Unequal Music

T M Krishna responds to Ganesh, arguing that shifting the basis of the concert form can help change the social–caste–religious narrowness of Carnatic music.

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Click here to read T M Krishna\'s article. 

Kamala Ganesh
Shades of Grey

Ganesh\'s rejoinder to Krishna, stating that we need to go beyond stark dichotomies when discussing any art form, including Carnatic music. 

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Click here to read Kamala Ganesh\'s rejoinder.  

Lakshmi Subramanian

New Strains

Subramanian responds to Ganesh\'s first article, emphasising that musicians have always moulded the tastes of listeners, but artistes such as T M Krishna are challenging the social compact between performers and their publics.

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Click here to read Lakmi Subramanian\'s article. 

Ananya Vajpeyi

Universal Beach

Ananya Vajpeyi writes: can we draw a line connecting everything that moves us to a social movement for the annihilation of caste?

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Click here to read Ananya Vajpeyi\'s article.

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