Tag Archive | Carnatic Music

Thillana – Listening to Life Concert

   

In memory of Smt. Rajeshwari Padmanabhan

In memory of  Rajeshwari teacher.(1939-2008), daughter of Lakshmi Ammal and grand daughter of Karaikudi Subbarama Iyer (the elder of the Karaikudi Veena brothers), was a ninth generation descendent from the Karaikudi Veena tradition. Nostalgic at this time of the year. Memories of Rajeshwari teacher and Kalakshetra keeps rushing through me…. It’s the fifth anniversary of […]

Nila Kaigirathu – A violin cover by Karthick Iyer

Happy New Year (2013 ) everyone. May this year bring us more clarity, hope, strength and energy to move forward. May we all be blessed by the Almighty with everything that is needed  to grow, prosper, succeed and flourish in our lives. May this year be a joyous and peaceful one !!! I’ve been wanting […]

Divine…

I am not an expert in commenting on dance. But came across this video when I was searching for the song Venkatachala Nilayam. Very beautifully sung by Vijay Prakash. Loved the opening scene which somehow captivated my attention. Sharing this  divine video. Vijay Prakash is an awesome singer, he produces such bhavam in his singing… […]

Bhaja Govindam

  Bhaja Govindam – from the immortal composition of Adi Sankaracharya, 10 verses of this hymn divinely rendedered by MS Subbulakshmi. It is said that Adi Shankaracharya, accompanied by his disciples, was walking along a street in Varanasi one day when he came across an aged scholar teaching the rules of Sanskrit grammar to his […]

Navaratri Special ~ Durga saptashati-Argala stotram

~~~~~~~~ 1 Om Jayanti Maṅgalā Kālī Bhadrakālī Kapālinī Durgā Kṣamā Śivā Dhātrī Svāhā Svadhā namo’stu te. Om. Conqueror of all, remover of darkness, Auspicious one, beyond time, bearer of the Skulls of Impure Thoughts, Reliever of difficulties, loving forgiveness, supporter of the Universe. You are the one who truly receives the sacrificial offerings and the […]

Vidya Vandana – Shankar Tucker ~ Aasai Mugam

Aasai Mugam by  Shankar, Vidya and Vandana . It is a beautiful composition by Mahakavi Bharathiyar. Vidya and Vandana are definitely capable of coming up with much more.  Of course many others have also popularized this song.  Below is Gurucharan with pianist Anil Srinivasan… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjZf32wN3GY