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Monday, January 01, 2007

December Season - Part-I

I know its January :), but I can't stop myself from writing about the 'December Season' which is literally celebrated as a festival in the city of Madras.
Well, this season, I managed to attend 5 kutcheris, which is actually a very poor count :(. Yeah, but I had my own reasons for not attending them.

The first one that I attended was T.N.S.Krishna. A wonderful performance!He started off with a sAveri Varnam.Followed by begadA.The tOdi rendition was the highlight.The kanakku was amazing!TNS' lessons!!Ragam-Tanam-Pallavi(RTP) was in shanmughapriyA.With a simple pallavi paravasam miga Agude kanna unai ninaindhu. It was concluded on an Oothukkadu's composition vandhu ketpAr,a rAgamAlikA containing hindOlam,atAnA and bilahari.

The second one was P.Unnikrishnans'.Started with a tOdi varnam.Followed by shiva lOga nAdanai in mAyamAlavagOwla.Varali was good.There was a Swati Tirunal's composition,sAnandam kamalAmanOhari in kamalAmanOhari. It also included swarams in hamsadwani,bhOpAlam and tarangini.The next was Evari mAta in Kambhoji.Ragam-Tanam-Pallavi was in Kharaharapriya.(One of my personal favorites).The pallavi was arapriye lalithe thvAm tharunendu sekarah. The last one was a thillana in hamsAnandi.

Will be posting about the rest of the concerts in my next post.:)

5 comments:

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kausikram krishnasayee said...

finally i find someone posting ;) .....did you make it to the bombay jayashree thingy, my friend said it was not all that great ....

Einsteinophile said...

@ Kausikram : Yeah, I know!!
And about the Bombay Jayashree's conert, couldn't attend it. Missed it this time.

Vinesh said...

sounds like a blast. the "season" will live on forever..

Anonymous said...

I thought you would post this in your musical blog...
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