‘What makes something classical?’ Aditya Prakash on perceptions of traditional Indian classical music 

Aditya Prakash
Thursday, October 5, 2023

Ahead of the release of his debut solo album, Prakash reflects on his understanding of the concept of ‘classical’ and how it relates to the Karnatik music he performs, arguing that a word so steeped in preconception can present a barrier to enjoying this ‘special sonic experience’

©Adam Kissick/APAP
©Adam Kissick/APAP

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