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Kochi , Kerala
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Veena Dhanammal: Further Reading and Online Recordings

Ayyangar, Rangaramanuja R. History of South Indian (Carnatic) Music. Madras: Vipanc(h)I Cultural trust.


Deva B.C. 1966. Indian Music. Delhi.


Kuppuswami, Gowri and Muthuswamy Hariharan. 1980. Indian Music. Delhi: Sundeep Prakashan.


Kuppuswamy T.V. 1995. Carnatic Music and the Tamils. Portland: Music Library Association.


Poorna, Anna L. 1997. Veena Tradition in Indian Music. Delhi.


Sastri, M.R. Veena Dhanam. Sangeet Natak Akademi Bulletin No. 3.


Seetha S. 1981. Tanjore as a Seat of Music. Madras: University of Madras.


Singh, A. 1990. The Devadasi System in Ancient India: A Study of Temple Dancing Girls of South India. Delhi: H.K. Publishers and Distributors.


Subramanian, Lakshmi. 2009. Veena Dhanammal: The Making of a Legend. Delhi: Pathfinders.


———. 2011 [2006]. From the Tanjore Court to the Madras Music Academy: A Social History of Music in South India. Delhi: Oxford India Paperbacks.


Vedavalli M.B. 1995. Ragam Tanam Pallavi. Bangalore.


Venkatachalam G. 1966. My Contemporaries. Bangalore.




YouTube recordings of Veena Dhanammal

Brova Bhaarama (Ragam Bahudari) 


Otupettra (Ragam Ananda Bhairavi) 


Mahima Teliya (Ragam Shankarabharanam) 


Nannu Brovu (Ragam Lalitha)