Source: The Hindu; Author: Nita Vidyarthi; Photo courtesy: The Hindu

Recital ‘Dakhina Pabane’ by Kalamandalam at The Rabindranath Tagore Centre, ICCR, Kolkata, traced the influences of Carnatic music on the poet through choreography. Tagore had the genius of adapting melodies and tunes from varied musical sources, be it Indian or Western, to compose beautiful songs by garlanding them with his lyrics.

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