Exemplars of a rare tradition

T.R. Moorthy

T ViswanathanT.Balasaraswati, the Bharatanatyam virtuoso and T. Viswanathan, the enchanting Carnatic flautist, have left indelible impressions on their arts. Though they were independently successful in two different performing art forms, they were similar in their style of expression. This unique style has to be credited to the music of their grandmother, the legendary Veena Dhanammal. We cannot pay a tribute to Balasaraswati or Viswanathan without honouring Dhanammal …read more