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Sunday, February 21, 2010

R S Jayalakshmi, Nada Inbam

R S Jayalakshmi - T K Ramakrishnan

Veenai Fest, Nada Inbam
20 Feb 2010. 6 pm

viribhONi (varNam) - bhairavi - Adi - PA (sketch)
vinAyaka - haMsadhwani - Adi - VK (S)
mAmava sadA (?) - nATTaikurinji - rUpakam (R)
ninnE nammiti - simhEndramadhyamam - misra cApu - MV (RNS)
bOgIndra sAyinam - kuntaLa varALi - kaNDa cApu - ST
kaddanavAriki - tODi - Adi - (R, T in tODi, sahAnA, valaji, haMsAnandi, kAnaDa, kApi, NS)
tani

Very good concert it was. The felicity with which Smt. Jayalakshmi was handling the instrument was exceptional. The presentation of kritis and manOdarman were all very good too. The mridangist was perfect for the occasion. Great concert

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Friday, February 19, 2010

T T Narendran, Nada Inbam

T T Narendran - K Arun Prakash

Nada Inbam
16 Feb 2010. 6 pm

srI mahA gaNapati - gauLa - misra cApu - MD (sketch, S)
rAma nannu brOvarA - hari kAmbhOji - rUpakam - T (RNS)
padavini sadbhaktiyu - sALaga bhairavi - Adi T (RS)
aDukArAdani - manOranjani - Adi - T
shAntamulEkhA - sAmA - Adi - T (R)
tatvameruga taramA - garuDadvani - rUpakam - T (short sketch)
vaddanE vAru - shanmukhapriyA - Adi - T (RTS)
tani
heccarika gA rA rA - yadukula kAmbhOji - kaNDa cApu - T
EnguvadriyAnO - Ahiri - misra cApu - Ambujam Krishna
vagalADi bOdana - bEhAg - rUpakam - Thirupati Narayanaswami
nI nAma rUpamulaku - saurAshTram - Adi - T

Great concert. Choice of songs and ragams were good. The presentation was very good. The AlApanais of sAmA and shanmukhapriyA were both presented very well. The harikAmbhOji was good as well. The mridangists was exceptionally good and accompanied with a lot of anticipation.

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R Ramani, Nada Inbam

R Ramani - Thanjavur Kumar - Pudukkottai Ramachandran

Nada Inbam. SVK Memorial Day
15 Feb 2010. 6 pm

sarasuDA ninnE - sAvEri - Adi - KVI
tatvamariya taramA - rItigauLa - Adi - PS (short sketch, S)
rA rA mA inTi - asAvEri - Adi - T
tyAgarAjAya namastE - bEgaDa - rUpakam - MD (R)
mAmava mInAkshI - varALi - misra cApu - MD (RNS)
jAlantara supIDastE - valaji - rUpakam - HMB
enduku peddalavalE - shankarAbaraNam - Adi - T (RtNS)
rAgamAlikA tAnam in nATTai, gauLa, Arabhi, varALi, srI
tani
vandanamu raghunandanA - sahAnA - Adi - T
marulu konnadirA - khamAs - Adi (R)
patiki hArati rE - suruTTi - Adi (R)
nI nAma rUpamulaku - saurAshTram - Adi - T

It was a excellent concert. The varALi and shankarAbaraNam were both majestic. The bEgaDa was serene. The presentation of songs and manOdarmam were both precise and filled with traditionally classical phrases, thus making it a wonderful concert thoroughly enjoyable. The accompanists were great and played with perfect timing.

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Monday, February 15, 2010

S R Padmavati, Nada Inbam

S R Padmavati - R Ramkumar

Veenai Festival, Nada Inbam
13 feb 2010. 4 pm

intakOpamElarA - ghana rAgamAlikA varNam - Adi
teratIyaga rAdA - gauLipantu
nAda sudhA rasam - Arabhi (S)
nItu mUrtini - nATTaikuranji (RS)
valli nAyaka - shanmukhapriyA - Adi - HMB (RNS)
narasimhA Agacca - mOhanam - misra cApu - MD (R)
EkAmranAtEsvarENa - caturangiNi
durusuga krupa jUchi - sAvEri - Adi - T (RtNS)
tani
sARamaina - bEhAg - rUpakam
tillAnA - pUrNa candrikA - Adi - RSI
nADi tEDi - bhAgE srI - tisra Adi - Thiruppugazh

It was a good concert. The vainika, a disciple of Smt. Kalpakam Swaminathan, presented the songs well. The style and handling of the instrument were indicative of her school of training. The kritis were presented well with good manodarmam. The mridangist was wonderful and played with great anticipation.

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Thursday, February 11, 2010

R K Shriram Kumar, Shanmukhapriya

R K Shriram Kumar - K Arun Prakash - N Guruprasad

Shanmukhapriya, Violin solo festival
10 Feb 2010. 6:30 pm

rAmA nI pai - kEdAram - Adi - T (S)
sanAtanA - phalamanjari - Adi - T
ninnuvinA - pUrvikalyANi - vilOma chApu - SS (RNS)
srI visvanAtam - caturdasa rAgamAlikA - Adi - MD (R - srI)
chinnanADenA - kalAnidhi - Adi - T
srI raghuvara - kAmbhOji - Adi - T (RNS)
tani
parulanna mATa - kApi - rUpakam - DS
varugalAmO - mAnji - misra cApu - GKB
madiyAl vittaganAgi - suruTTi
mangaLAm

It was a very good concert. The AlApanais of both pUrvikalyANi and srI rAgam were lovely. The kambhOji was very good as well. The kritis were presented well and made it enjoyable. The accompanists were great. It was a true gayaki style fiddle presentation.

The acoustics and the sound system were very loud and hence made it tough to listen and enjoy

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Sendangudi V Jayaraman, Music Club IIT Madras

Sendangudi V Jayaraman - Kallidaikurichi M Balakrishnan - Therezhundur V Sundara Raghavan - Nanganallur S Swaminathan

Music Club
9 Feb 2010. 7 pm

karuNimpa idi - sahAnA - Adi - VK
srI mahA gaNapatim - aTANA - Adi - JCW (S)
paripAlayamAm - rItigauLa - rUpakam - ST (RS)
tyAgarAjam bhajarE - karpUra bharaNi - Adi - DKJ
rasika mahOttama krishNA - sarasAngi - misra cApu - UVS (RS)
ikanaina nA - pushpalatikA - Adi - TN
EtAvunarA - kalyANi - Adi - T (RNS)
tani
petra tAi - viruTTam in mOhanam, rEvati
innam dayavE varavillaiya - rEvati - Adi - Thiruvatrupa (tuned by Sendangudi Jayaraman)
tillAnA - khamAs - Adi - PSI
marukkulAviya - pUrvikalyANi - vilOma rUpakam (tisra naDai) - AGN
nI nAma rUpamulaku - saurAshTram - Adi - T

The choice of kritis and rAgams was good. They were presented well too. The violinst was good. The percussion dept was very good and was exceptionally handled by mridangist who led in making the concert enjoyable.

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Sembanarkoil SRGS Mohandass, Music Club IIT Madras

Sembanarkoil SRGS Mohandass - Nadasvaram
Thiruvannamalai T K K Gandhi - Nadasvaram
Vadapalani S Vadivelu - Thavil
Nandambakkam H Dakshinamurthy - Thavil

Music Club
8 Feb 2010. 7 pm

mallAri - gambIra nATTai - kaNDA tripuTa (sketch)
raghuvamsa - kadana kudUkalam - Adi - PSI
sogasugA mrudanga tALamu - srI ranjani - rUpakam - T (R)
valli nAyaka nI - shanmukhapriyA - Adi - HMB (RS)
rAgamAlika svarams
tani
karpagavalli nin - rAgamAlikA - Adi
chinnanjiru kiLiyE - rAgamAlikA - Adi
nirai madi - chakravAkam - kaNDa cApu
Eru mayil - madhyamAvati - Adi

Good concert. The traditional mallari was very nicely presented.

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Sudarshan Padmanabhan, Dilip Memory Concert

P Sudarshan - V Giridhari - M Ramanathan

Dilip Memory Concert, CLT
7 Feb 2010. 7:30 pm

sAmI ninnE - srI - Adi - KD (short sketch)
mahA gaNapatE - naTa nArAyaNi - Adi - MD (S)
parama purusha jagadIsvara - vasantA - Adi - ST (RS)
vaNDinam uralum sOlai - tODi - Thondaradipodi Azhwar (NS)
rAma rAma amrutapAnamE - khamAs - Adi - PS
anAduDanu gAnu - jingLA - Adi - T
manavIcE konavayyA - sarasAngi - rUpakam - PSI (RNST)
mAvUr vaLam peruga - sindhubhairavi - Adi - HMB
hari bOlO - dEsh - Adi - Kabhir
nI nAma rUpamulaku - saurAshTram - Adi - T

It was a very good concert. The tODi and sarasAngi were both rendered very well with a lot of bhavam and energy. All the songs were carefully chosen and presented very well. The accompanists were good as well.

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Manda Sudharani, Nadopasana

Manda Sudharani - R K Shriram Kumar - N Manoj Siva - V Anirudh Athreya

Nadopasana, PS School
6 Feb 2010. 6:30 pm

karuNimpa idi - sahAnA - Adi - VK (short sketch, S)
girirAja sudhA tanayA - bangALa - Adi - T
manasA manasAmartyamEmi - vardhani - rUpakam - T (RS)
nI padamulE gatiyani - navarasa kannaDA - Adi
himagiri kumAri - ravikriyA/raghupriyA - Adi - MD (RS)
rAmA nIyaDa - kharaharapriyA - Adi - T (RNS)
tani
RTP - hamsAnadi - tisra tripuTa (sama eDuppu, 4 aridi)
sadA nI smaraNE gati sAma gAna mOdini
(sUcita svarAkshara & graha bEda pallavi with hindOLam)
parulanna mATa - kApi - rUpakam - DS
bhAvayAmi gOpAla bAlam - yamunA kalyANi - kaNDa cApu - A
nI nAma rUpamulaku - saurAshTram - Adi - T

It was a good concert. The AlApanais of vardhani and ravikriyA were both done well. The kharaharapriyA and hamsAnandi were both presented excellently. There was a good mix of rare and known pieces in the concert. The pallavi was rendered with exceptional control and there were svarAksharams all over. Smt. Sudharani also explained that during the grahabEdam from hamsAnandi to hindOLam omiting the shadjam of hamsAnandi, except for the shift of shadjam to the hamsAnandi rishbam, all the other notes retain their frequency and name as such for the new scale to get the new rAgam.

The accomapanists were wonderful. A good concert

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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Seetha Rajan, Nadopasana

Seetha Rajan - Charulatha Ramanujam - Patri Satish Kumar - B S Purushottaman

Nadopasana, P S School
5 Feb 2010. 6:30 pm

varNam - hamsadvani
mAra janaIm AshrayE - nATakapriyA - Adi - N Ch Krishnamacharlu (short sketch, S)
sarasijabhava jAyE - kalyaNi - tisra Adi - UVS (RNS)
himAcalatanaya brOcuTa - Ananda bhairavi - Adi - SS (R)
manavini vinumA - naLinakAnti
danyuDevvaDO dAsaratE - malayamArutam - Adi - PSI (RNS)
giripai nelakonna - sahAnA - Adi - T (RNST)
mAtA parAshakti - rAgamAlikA - Adi - Bharatiyar
nI nAma rUpamulaku - saurAshTram - Adi - T

It was a very good concert. The choice of ragams and songs were both good. The kriti renditions were very good and made it a very enjoyable evening with matching manodarmam and the accompanists were perfect for the occasion. A concert to remember for a while.

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Seerkazhi Jayaraman, Nadopasana

Seerkazhi Jayaraman - M A Sundareswaran - B Ganapathi Raman - A S Krishnan

Nadopasana, PS School
4 Feb 2010. 6:30 pm

sarasuDa ninnE - sAvEri - Adi - KVI
praNamAmyaham - gauLa - Adi - MV (S)
nI daya rAdhA - vasanta bhairavi - rUpakam - T
undan pAdamE aDaikkalamE - simmendra madhyamam - Adi - Seerkazhi Jayaraman
Ananda naTaNa prakAsam - kEdAram - misra cApu - MD (RS)
rAmA ninnE - husEni - Adi - T (RS)
karunAlayanidhiyE - hindOLam - Adi - Vedanayakam Pillai (R)
nalla saguNam nOkki sellaDi - shanmukhapriyA - Adi
himagiri tanayE - suddha dhanyAsi - Adi - HMB
vAsudEvayani - kalyANi - Adi - T (RNST)
varashikhi vAhana - supradIpam
kaNNanai kANbadeppO
sonnadai seidiDA sAgasamA
rAdhA samEdhA krishNA

The concert was good. The AlApanais of kEdAram and husEni were both very good. The kritis were all rendered well. After the husEni kriti, Sri Jayaraman announced he was going to present a few GNB favourites as a homage to GNB in his centenary year. The accompanists were good.

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Vasudha Keshav, Music Club IIT Madras

Vasudha Keshav - H N Bhaskar - Kallidaikurichi Sivakumar - N Guruprasad

Purandara Dasa Day
3 Feb 2010. 7 pm

manmanObhIshTa varadam - slOkam in hamsadvani
gajavadanA bEDuvE - hamsadvani - Adi (NS)
mUrtiyanu nillilO - harikAmbhOji - Adi
krishNAya vAsudEvAya - slOkam in madhuvanti
nara janma bandAga - madhuvanti - misra cApu
Enu bandyO jIvavE - varamu - Adi (RS)
enavUvAnE rangA - kuranji - Adi
nambi keTTAvarillavO - kalyANi - misra cApu (RNST)
hADidarE ennOyana - rAgamAlikA slOkam in kAnaDA, dvijAvanti, hamsAnandi
hariyanu nenEyada - hamsAnandi, mOhanam, danyAsi, sahAnA - Adi
mangaLAm jaya mangaLam - suruTTi - Adi

It was a neatly presented concert. The pieces were are all not so popular ones and also set to an interesting set of ragams. The dEvarnAmas were all presented well with traditional gait. The submain varamu was excellently presented. The main kalyANi was very good too. The accompanists did a great job to make the concert much more enjoyable.

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Thirukkarugavur G Srinivasa Raghavan, Nadopasana

Thirukkarugavur G Srinivasa Raghavan - Madurai Balasubramanian - Madirimangalam Swaminathan - KVRS Mani

Nadopasana, PS High School
2 Feb 2010. 6:30 pm

jalajAksha - hamsadvani - Adi (short sketch S)
praNamAmyaham - gauLa - Adi - MV (S)
aTlapalukutO - aTANA - Adi - T (R)
raghuvara nannu - kAmavardhini - Adi - T (RNS)
mOkshamugaladA - sAramati - Adi - T
UragE galguna - sahAnA - misra cApu - T (R)
janani mAmava - bhairavi - misra cApu - ST (RNS)
kAr kuzhaiyADa - suddha dhanyAsi - kaNDa cApu
santAna gOpAlakrishNam - khamAs - rUpakam - MD
rAma kathA sudhA - madhyamAvati - Adi - T (RNST)

It was a very good concert. The AlApanais of aTANA and bhairavi were excellently handled. kAmavardhani and madhyamavAti were great too. The choice of songs and their presentations were all very good and there was a lot of energy that was present in the concert feeling. The accompanists were excellent and made the concert very very enjoyable.

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Friday, February 05, 2010

Raji Gopalakrishnan, Nadopasana

Raji Gopalakrishnan - Dr. Hemalatha - Neyveli Skandasubramanian - Madipakkam Murali

Nadopasana, PS School
1 Feb 10. 6:30 pm

varNam - kalyANa vasantam - Adi - TMT
sarasIruhAsana priyE - nATTai - Adi - PDI (S)
rAju veDala - tODi - rUpakam - T (RNS)
mAnamulEdhA - hamIr kalyANi - Adi - T (R)
srI chakra rAja nilayE - sivashakti - Adi - GNB (RS)
rENukA dEvi - kannaDa bangALa - rUpakam - MD
pAlincu kAmAkshi - madhyamAvati - Adi - SS (RNST)

I happened to hear the concert standing outside the hall. Good concert. The todi was measured. The hamIr kalyANi was really nice to hear. The madhyamavati was well handled. The accompanists were all good as well.

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