S. A. K. Durga - Work

Work

Durga served as the Professor Emeritus of the Department of Indian music at the University of Madras for four years and founded the centre of Ethnomusicology in Chennai and currently serves as its director. Durga is the first Asian to have written a book on ethnomusicology.

From January 25, 2000 to May 23, 2000, Durga wrote a weekly column on ethnomusic for chennaionline.com. She was one of the participants at the First International Conference on Murugan held in Chennai between December 28 and December 30, 1998 and in the Second International Murugan Conference held in Mauritius between April 24 and April 29, 2001, where she delivered a lecture on "Lord Murugan in Nada Rupa — A critical study".

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