At younger age he accompanied the legends like Ariyakkudi, Musiri, Alathur brothers, Chembai and Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer. His performance gives the importance he gave to expressional restraint. He scans the ragas with an eye on beauteous light and shade. In the present generation of musicians, he is one of the few instrumentalists who can provide this experience to listeners and create in their minds nostalgic memories of a bygone era. He travels extensively on musical tours all over the world. Awards and titles... He won the National Award from the Sangeet Natak Academy in 1974. Later he was awarded Sangeetha Kalanidhi in 1980. He was awarded both the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri by the Government of India. Discography... * Maestros Choice (1991) * Legendary Solo * Classical instrumental Violin References... 1.
^ http://www.tnkrishnan-foundation.org/ 2. ^ http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/fr/2004/08/06/stories/2004080602410400.htm 3. ^ http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/mp/2004/06/07/stories/2004060701030200.htm 4. ^ http://www.hummaa.com/music/album/28194/Legendary%20Solo (Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._N._Krishnan) Read more on Last.fm.
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