Tuesday 25 March 2014

OCEAN- Electrifying fusion band led by Ghatam Vidwan Guru Prasad

1) N.Guru Prasad- Ghatam.
2)OCEAN-  (From left-Thirunageswaram S.Manikandan-mridangam, Ravishankar Iyer- vocals and keyboards, Guru Prasad- Ghatam and Coordinator, Raghavendra Rao- Violin, Balaji Sairam- Mohrsing, Harihara Sharma- Khanjira.)
3) Thirunageswaram S.Manikandan- Mridangam.
4) Thirunageswaram S.Manikandan- Mridangam.
One of the most successful programmes of Musical Marathon (66hours nonstop on the occasion of Honourable Chief Minister Puratchi Thalaivi Amma and Her Excellency Chancellor's (Tamilnadu Music and Fine Arts University) birthday celebrations from 24/02/14 10 am to early hours of 27/02/14 in Government Music College, Adyar, Chennai.

Monday 17 February 2014

Grand Era

Sri.R.K.Srikantan lived and breathed the essence of Carnatic music. His astral journey is conducted by the unparalleled music he epitomized till his last breath......

Thursday 30 January 2014

Tantra in daily life ( Part 13)

People have talked so much about raga therapy, nobody so far has talked about "sahithya therapy"!
 Just pick out the most beneficial ( to attain cherished goals/dreams and for addressing problems of any nature) stanza or a two from any krithi and improvise musically ( neraval) in first and second speeds.
To enhance beauty, attraction and virtues:- "Koti manmadha roopude sathguna sagara chandrude..." (Charanam of "Satileni...."Poorikalyani, misra chaapu, Ponnaiah Pillai.
To destroy enemies and protect oneself:-"Ravana Madhanam Rakshitha Bhuvanam........"(Charanam of Bhajare Manasa, Abheri, Adi, Mysore Vasudevachar).
To attain grace of Mother, Father, Guru and God:- "Thalli thandri guru deivamu neevani" (Charanam of Valli Nayakane, Shanmukhapriya, Adi, Muthaiah Bhagavathar).
To get rid of undesirable and bad company:- "Hiranmayeem Lakshmeem sada bhajami, heena maanavaashrayam thyajami..."(Pallavi of Hiranmayeem Lakshmeem, Lalitha, Rupakam, Muthuswami Dikshithar).
To achieve a goal:-"Saadhinchane O Manasa..." (Pallavi of Saadhinchane O Manasa, Pancharathnam in Arabhi, Adi, Thyagaraja Swami).
Repentance and seeking God's forgivance:- "Dudukugala..."(Pallavi of Dudukugala, Pancharathnam in Gowla, Adi, Thyagaraja Swami.
To discover or retrieve lost person or a cherished belonging:- "Kanugontini....."(Pallavi of Kanugontini, Bilahari, Adi, Thyagaraja Swami).
a)For beauty and grace, all krithis of Goddess Tripura Sundari, b)for valour and integrity krithis of Lord Rama, c)for attracting crowds krithis of Lord Krishna, d)for attracting wealth and prosperity, krithis of Goddess Lakshmi, e)for academic achievements krithis of Goddess Saraswathi...........

Thursday 16 January 2014

Saturday 16 November 2013

FIDE World Chess Championship inaugural programme

Back stage in Nehru Indoor Stadium with 70 veena and percussion artistes, for the FIDE World Chess Championship inaugural concert on November 7th, 2013.

Saturday 7 September 2013

September 5th, 2013- Secretariat

Meeting Puratchi Thalaivi Amma on September 5th, 2013 at Secratariat.