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 to upload one of Karthik Iyer’s videos for sometime. Somehow due to some health issues and other things cropping up, have been unable to come to my blog. It’s been ages since I put up any post. Starting this new year with a video of Karthik Iyer’s violin cover – Nila Kaigirathu. Karthik you do rock.  I love your Charukesi, it is so soothing and peaceful….  May this year bring lots of success to you Karthik Iyer!  Wishing you all the best…

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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…

Tere Bin Main in HD – Richa, Bombay Jayshri & Others

 

A romantic ballad created for all hearts that have loved and felt the pain of separation. Composed by Lesle Lewis, with lyrics by Pinky Poonawala. 

This song brings Richa Sharma, Bombay Jayashri, Ustad Rashid Khan, Raghu Dixit, Parthiv Gohil, Divya and Lesle Lewis, together to perform exclusively for Coke Studio @ MTV.

Music conceived and created by Lesle Lewis (www.leslelewis.com)

Instrumentalist: Zoheb-Keyboard, Darshan-Drums, Nyzel-Electric Guitar, Dibyajyoti-Bass Guitar, Sanjoy-accoustic, Arun-Percussion, Deepak-Dholak, Melodica – Jayshankar, Lesle – Guitar

 

 

Orajupu ~ Classical Fusion

 

Another pleasing fusion performed by Aathirai Sivapalan and Mukunthan Sivapalan….. 

Raagam: Kannadagowla

Pallavi

OrajUpu chUcEdi nyAyamA O ragUttamA nIvaNTi vAniki
(Ora)

Anupallavi

nirajAkSa manu nI dAsulaku nI kETi vAvulu delpavE
(Ora)

CaraNam

mAna mincukaina nIku tOcalEka pO-yina vaina mEmi puNya rUpamA
dIna rakSaka shrta mAnava san-tAna gAnalOla tyAgarAjanuta
(Ora)


Meaning:
I am perturbed by your strange indirect sneering glance at me, Lord! Why this unwarranted disregard which ill-fits a Saviour of your eminence?

O Chief among the Raghus! O Lotus eyed! Please enlighten me on the relationship which existed formerly between you and your devotees so that you can judge for yourself if you have been acting consistently.

Are you not bound by a sense of honour and responsibility for those who rely on you solely? You are the personification of all spiritual merits. You are the only hope of the helpless and the destitute. O Refuge of the mankind! Oh lover of music!

Paluke Bangaramayena ~ Bombay Jayashri

Nice  attempt by the team of musicians.

Paluke Bangara, a very popular Carnatic composition from 17th century by Saint Bhadrachala Ramadas, where he pleads Rama to come and save him.

Sung by Bombay Jayashri (supported by Richa Sharma) for Coke Studio @ MTV.

Music conceived and created by Lesle Lewis

Mokshamu Galada ~ Athirai Sivapalan

pallavi
mOkshamu galadA bhuvilo
jeevanmukthulugAni vAralaku

anupallavi
sAkshAthkAra nee sadbhakthi
samgItha jnjAna vihinulaku

charaNam
prANAnala samyOgamu valla
praNava nAdamu sapthasvaramulai baraga
vINA vAdana loludau Sivamano
vidha merugaru, thyAgarAja vinutha

Meaning:
Is salvation conferred on anyone in this world or is it attainable only to realised souls ?
Oh, Lord ! Is it possible for one having no deep devotion for you or one without any profound
knowledge in divine music to attain salvation ? Pranava or Omkara is generated from the
combination of Prana or vital force and Anala or the fire. It is from Pranava, the seven notes
of divine music emerge. Is salvation obtainable to those who are not able to perceive the mind
of Shiva who derives indescribable pleasure from listening to the divine music of Vina !