Violinist L. Subramaniam is the musician featured in this issue. The package on him contains the articles Ambitions and Achievements in which he speaks about his work ; Composer-At-Large which is an assessment of Subramaniam the music maker ; and A Madras Manifestation containing comments on his bowmanship from two listeners who heard him perform recently in Madras (41-44). In a brief return to the festival1 — Madras Season Revisited— Sruti takes a look at some of the young and promising performers who were featured in the festival programmes. There is an article too on some of the dance-dramas presented during the season (35-40).
Also bring you in this issue photographs of the winners of SNA awards for 1988, with brief pen sketches on each
A report on an interesting seminar on Od;- : music held at the capital as also a piquant story of the jettisoning of Le Ramayana from the fare of the Festiva: of France in India is what youll find in the News & Notes section.