Played mrudangam for the veena concert of Veena Venkataramani at Narada Gana Sabha Main Hall today (21st Sep 2008). The concert was a part of the Veena Navaratri festival organized by The Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Veena Foundation, Narada Gana Sabha, Sri Parthasarathy Swami Sabha, Sri Krishna Gana Sabha & Kartik Fine Arts.
A brief review of the concert has come in the newspaper “The Hindu”. The same can be accessed online at this link.
Veena: Veena Venkataramani
Mrudangam: R. Ramkumar (That’s me)
List of songs:
1) Ekadantam bhajEham – bilahari – misra cApu – muthuswAmi dIkSitar
2) kanjadaLAyatAkSi – manOhari – Adi – muthuswAmi dIkSitar (S)
3) saraswati vidhiyuvati – hindOLam – rUpakam – muthuswAmi dIkSitar (AST)
4) shyAmaLE mInAkSi (nOTTuswaram) – shankarAbharaNam – catusra Ekam – muthuswAmi dIkSitar
(Key: O=raga outline, A=raga alapana, N=neraval, S=kalpana swaram, T=taniavartanam)