Concert with Gayathri Girish for Madhuradhwani

Madhuradhwani organized a lecture demonstration and concert on Sri Thyagaraja’s musical opera Nauka Charitram. Sri Nagaswamy, former Director of Archaeology spoke about Sri Thyagaraja’s inspiration behind creating this musical opera and about the songs in the opera. Later Smt. Gayathri Girish sang a few songs from the opera. Shri B.V. Raghavendra Rao played the violin while I played the mrudangam.

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Here is the song list:

1) shringArincukOni – suruTTi – Adi

2) ADavAramella – yadukulakAmbOji – mishra cApu

3) ODanu jaripE – sArangA – Adi

4) tanayanDE – bhairavi – mishra cApu

5) E nOmu nOcitimO – punnAgavarALi – Adi (tisra gati)

6) cAlu cAlu – sAvEri – mishra cApu

7) cUtAmurArE – karnATaka kApi – mishra cApu

8) allakallOlamAyEnamma – saurAshTram – Adi

9) hari hari – punnAgavarALi – Adi

10) gandhamu puyyarugA – punnAgavarALi – Adi

11) ghumA ghumAyani – saurAshTram – mishra cApu

12) mA kulamunakiha (mangaLam) – suruTTi – mishra cApu

The recording of the concert is available below:

Abhishek Raghuram for Rasanveshanam, Bangalore

Venue: Utopia, Near Olde Bangalore Resort, Tarabanahalli, Bangalore

 

Vocal: Abhishek Raghuram

Violin: H.M. Smitha

Mrudangam: Anantha R. Krishnan

 

List of songs:

1) viribONi (varNam) – bhairavi – kanDa aTa – pachimiriyam adiyappA (O)

2) vAtApi gaNapatim – hamsadhwani – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (AS)

3) vinatA suta vAhana – jayantasEnA – Adi – tyAgarAja (AS)

4) ADamODi galadE – cArukEsi – Adi – tyAgarAja

5) mInAkSI mEmudam dEhi – gamakakriyA – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (ANST)

6) mAyammA – Ahiri – Adi – syAma sAstri

7) rama deivama – suruTTi – rUpakam – tyAgarAja

8) nI nAma rUpamulaku (mangaLam) – saurAshTram – Adi – tyAgarAja

 

(Key: O=raga outline, A=raga alapana, t=tAnam, N=neraval, S=kalpana swaram, T=taniavartanam)

Concert for Nadopasana

Played mrudangam for the vocal concert of Vid. Niranjana Srinivasan at Dakshinamurthy Auditorium, R.K. Mutt Road, Mylapore on 13th Sep 2008. The concert was organized by Nadopasana.

 

Artists:

Vocal: Vid Niranjana Srinivasan

Violin: Vid Sudha R.S. Iyer

Mrudangam: R. Ramkumar (That’s me)

 

List of songs:

1) calamEla (varnam) – darbAr – Adi – tiruvOTriyUr tyAgayyar

2) vijayAmbikE – vijayanAgari – Adi – muthiAh bhAgavatar (S)

3) nArAyaNa divya nAmam – mOhanam – Adi – pApanAsam sivan (A)

4) shrI pArthasArathinA – suddha dhanyAsi – rUpakam – muthuswAmi dIkSitar (S)

5) pakkala nilabaDi – kharaharapriyA – misra cApu – tyAgarAja (ANST)

6) kAkkai ciraginilE – sivaranjani – Adi – subramaNya bhArati (O)

 

 

(Key: O=raga outline, A=raga alapana, N=neraval, S=kalpana swaram, T=taniavartanam)

Concert at Vidwath Samajam, Mylapore

Played mrudangam for the vocal concert of Vid. Ganga Mani at Sri Thiagaraja Sangeetha Vidwath Samajam, Mylapore on 27th Aug 2008.

Artists:

Vocal: Vid Ganga Mani

Violin: Vid Karaikal Venkatasubramaniam

Mrudangam: R. Ramkumar (That’s me)

 

List of songs:

1) jalajAkSA (varnam) – hamsadwani – Adi – mAnmbuchAvaDi venkaTa subbaiyer (S)

2) shrI mahAganapatE – AbhOgi – kandDa cApu – n.s. rAmacandran (AS)

3) jaya jaya padmanAbha – maNiranG – Adi – swAti tirunAL

4) hiraNmayIm – lalitA – rUpakam – muthuswAmi dIkSitar (ANS)

5) dinamaNi vamsha – harikAmbhOji – Adi – tyAgarAja 

6) koluvaiyyunnADE – bhairavi – Adi – tyAgarAja (AST)

7) dasharatha rAma gOvindA – yadukulakAmbOji – misra cApu & catusra Ekam – bhadrAcala rAmadAsa

8 ) shAntam shAsvatam apramEyamanagham – shLOkam – yamunAkalyANi

shrI rAmacandra krupAlu – yamunAkalyANi – misra cApu – tulsidAs

9) shrI venkaTEsanAtham – brindAvana sArangA – Adi (tg) – gaurishankar sthapathi

10) ni nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – saurAshTram – Adi – tyAgarAja

(Key: O=raga outline, A=raga alapana, N=neraval, S=kalpana swaram, T=taniavartanam)