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A Musical Lotus Pond – workshop at ISME 2012 World Conference

PurposeProbing the depths of Indian sounds and symbols both for their interdisciplinary potential and intrinsic value. ContentWe pool musical, visual and numerical motifs. Sounds, hand gestures and movements link two school subjects within a single session; and more subjects wherever this approach lends itself to being integrated into a curriculum. MethodThe “Musical Lotus Pond” is […]

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Rhythmes Carnatiques – Workshop au Conservatoire de Bobigny

Organisé par Patrick Villanueva pour les étudiants du jazz (24 octobre 2011) dear Ludwig, again thank you for your presentation. Everybody liked it and I appreciated your effort of doing it in french. Above all, your insistance on playing and expressiveness brought freshness to the difficulties of indian rhythms, and what came after you (claves and body […]

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Livre-CD ‘Musique d’Inde du Sud – Petit traité de musique carnatique’

Livre-CD en Français (2001) recommendé par Ludwig Pesch Cet essai éclaire les traditions millénaires de la musique classique de l’Inde de Sud, transmise le long d’une chaîne orale continue de maître à disciple. L’auteur nous plonge dans les arcanes du raga et des émotions qu’il suscite et développe les clés des concordances symboliques et de […]

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Music for Snake and Ladders game Museum Rietberg

Ladders to Heaven game by Museum Rietberg Zürich now available for free from the AppStore: my music figures in a digital interpretation of the ancient Indian board game “Snakes and Ladders” that uncovers the marvelous world of Indian painting.  

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Ladders to Heaven (Leiterli-Spiel) des Museum Rietberg Zürich für iPhone & iPad Spiel

Ladders to HeavenDieses iPad/iPhone* Game ist eine Neuinterpretation des indischen Brettspiels «Snakes and Ladders». Die Ästhetik und Musik des Spiels beruhen auf altindischer Malerei und indischen Rhythmen. Jetzt gratis herunterladen im AppStore! Ein Besuch der Ausstellungen des Museum Rietberg in Zürich lohnt sich! * kompatibel mit den neuen Modellen des iPod touch

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Manickam Yogeswaran – reviews

“A singer in the Indian classical tradition, a great improviser and someone who brings a completely different approach to intonation.” – SINGER MAGAZINE “The contemporary feel of the music is a result of the catchy harmonies and melodies melding perfectly with the historical roots and Tamil musicianship. … Astounding!” – Matthew Forss – “Laced with […]

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Carnatic music workshops for all

Melodious music and captivating rhythms in which to get immersed; joyfully and immediately; with self-confidence yet always together even without having any previous experience. Site-specific workshops can be arranged and conducted in English, German, Dutch and French. Testimonials >> For further inquiries, please send us an email >>

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Peace For Paradise – CD Review by Matthew Forss

CD Review: Yogeswaran Manickam’s ‘Peace For Paradise’ Peace For Paradise | Fuego Wednesday, July 13, 2011 The Sri Lankan-born, U.K.-based musician incorporates peaceful melodies and Indian classicism with historical, poetic works and a modern instrument repertoire. A mix of Tamil and English lyric songs include the sitar, darabuka, oud, accordion, guitar, violin, flute, and various percussion and […]