Some Books

Occasionally I receive gifts in the form of books from appreciative readers of this website including musicians. I have been meaning to post these titles for months now. These are a few I have enjoyed over the past year or so.









Purshottam Walawalkar Departs

Harmonium maestro Purshottam Walawalkar passed away on Monday, January 13, 2014. He was 90.

Added: A tribute in the Indian daily DNA, dated January 19, 2014. (In the event the link evaporates, a pdf is archived here.)

Ramashreya Jha "Ramrang" and Purshottam Walawalkar

Purshottam Walawalkar and Ramashreya Jha “Ramrang” at Kavalem, Goa (December 2003)


Shubha Mudgal appointed Research Professor at Goa University

Shubha Mudgal

Shubha Mudgal
© Rajan Parrikar

Renowned Indian musician Shubha Mudgal has been offered the Nana Shirgaonkar Visiting Research Professorship at Goa University for the next 3 years and she has accepted the appointment. The university has established the chair with the goal of inviting “distinguished persons to work at the university and interact with our students and faculty.”