S.Rajam’s (Music Appreciation notes)

Monday, 17 December 2018

English translation of book on MDR

The English translation of M.D. Ramanathan—a long poem in Malayalam written by P. Ravikumar—was released by Sanjay Subrahmanyan recently in Tiruvananthapuram.  Tamil poet Sukumar and C.V. Krishnamurthy, Trustee of  Neelakanta Sivan Sangita Sabha,  received the book in the presence of the author (extreme left). Published by Writers Workshop, Kolkata, the English translation is by M. Dakshinamurthy. (A review of the Malayalam book was published in Sruti 320, May 2011). The Hindi translation Ramanatha Smriti by D. Thankappan Nair and K.G. Balakrishna Pillai was published by Jawahar Pusthakalaya, Mathura in 2014. M.D. Ramanathan is among the few vidwans eulogised in three languages.

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