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R. A. Chandrasena

R A Chandrasena (Sinhala: ආචාර්ය ආර්. ඒ. චන්ද්‍රසේන) was a Sri Lankan musician who earned his reputation as a highly talented and gifted artist and also by his contribution to the Sri Lankan music discipline and the industry during 1940–1980. [1]

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Ananda College

Ananda College (Sinhala: ආනන්ද විද්‍යාලය), Colombo, is a national school for boys, with a student population exceeding 8,000 across 13 grades from primary to secondary classes, on a campus of in the suburb of Maradana.

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Ananda Samarakoon

Egodahage George Wilfred Alwis Samarakoon (January 13, 1911 – April 5, 1962) (known as Ananda Samarakoon) was a Sri Lankan composer and musician.

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Colombo

Colombo (Sinhala: කොළඹ, pronounced; கொழும்பு) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.

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Dharmadasa Walpola

Dharmadasa Walpola (Sinhala:ධර්මදාස වල්පොල) (1927–1983) was the most prominent Sri Lankan male playback singer of the 1950s and 1960s.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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Gautama Buddha

Gautama Buddha, also known as Siddhārtha Gautama, Shakyamuni, or simply the Buddha, was a sage on whose teachings Buddhism was founded.

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Kandy

Kandy (මහ නුවර Maha nuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka.

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Mandolin

A mandolin (mandolino; literally "small mandola") is a musical instrument in the lute family and is usually plucked with a plectrum or "pick".

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Music of Sri Lanka

The music of Sri Lanka has its roots in four primary influences: ancient folk rituals, Buddhist religious traditions, the legacy of European colonization, and the commercial and historical influence of nearby Indian culture—specifically, Bollywood cinema.

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Piano accordion

A piano accordion is an accordion equipped with a right-hand keyboard similar to a piano or organ.

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Premasiri Khemadasa

Kala Keerthi Dr.Premasiri Khemadasa (Sinhala: ආචාර්ය ප්‍රේමසිරි කේමදාස) (25 January 1937 – 24 October 2008) also known as "Khemadasa Master" is one of the most influential composers in Sri Lankan music.

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Pump organ

The pump organ or harmonium is a type of reed organ that generates sound with bellows.

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Radio Ceylon

A Brief History.

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Raga

A raga or raag (literally "colour, hue" but also "beauty, melody"; also spelled raaga, ragam; pronounced rāga, or rāgam or "raag") is one of the melodic modes used in Indian classical music.

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Sinhalese language

Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.

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Sinhalese people

The Sinhalese (Sinhala: සිංහල ජාතිය Sinhala Jathiya) are an ethnic group native to the island of Sri Lanka.

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Sri Dharmaloka College

Sri Dharmaloka College is one of the well-established prominent national schools in the Western province of Sri Lanka, situated near the Kelaniya Temple.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

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Tabla

The tabla ਤਬਲਾ, तबला, তবলা, தபலா, is a membranophone percussion instrument (similar to bongos) which is often used in Hindustani classical music and in the traditional music of India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

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University of Kelaniya

The University of Kelaniya (කැළණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය, களனி பல்கலைக்கழகம்) is a state university of Sri Lanka.

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Victor Rathnayake

Victor Rathnayake (Sinhala:වික්ටර් රත්නායක; born 18 February 1942) is a popular Sri Lankan musician.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._A._Chandrasena

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