Onappattukal (Onam Songs)
Onam the famous harvest festival of Kerala is associated with the
legend of King Mahabali who ruled the land a long time ago. His rule was
supposed to be an era of peace and prosperity. He was sent to the
nether world by Vamanan, one of the incarnations of Lord Vishn..
Raganubhava (Jugalbandi) Vol I, is jugalbandi of two mighty strands of Indian classical music, Carnatic and Hindustani. Rendered by renowned artiste’s Jayadevan on the Violin, Debajit Chakrabarty on the Sitar, Neyveli Venkitesh on the Mridangam and Subhajyoti Guha on the Tabala.In music jugalbandi’s..
Raganubhava (Jugalbandi) Vol II, jugalbandi of two mighty strands of Indian classical music, Carnatic and Hindustani. Rendered by renowned artiste’s Jayadevan on the Violin, Debajit Chakrabarty on the Sitar, Neyveli Venkitesh on the Mridangam and Subhajyoti Guha on the Tabala.In music jugalbandi’s a..
Sadaram is a violin concert in Carnatic classical music by A. Jayadevan. Jayadevan’s mastery of violin is well evident as he plays the Keerthanas composed by great musicians like Thyagaraja, Swathi Thirunal, Meerabai and contemporary masters like Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna and Papanasam Siv..
Sagara - The Sea, has flute (Odakkuzhal) rendition by Dr. P.
Padmesh. Plumbing the depths, plummeting in the blueness, wafting in the
waves, the endless vitality of the sea stretches on even beyond the
horizon. For ever shimmering, for ever sublime, the sea connects us with
Samagamam – eternal confluence , is violin rendition by A. Jayadevan. His music is noted for one of the most elegant feelings of life, a sweet reunion with the beloved after the bitter pangs of separation. The tinkling of an anklet, the soft fall of a footstep, the lilt of a familiar voice…journeys ..
Swati Tirunal (1813-1847) erstwhile ruler of princely state of Travancore (India) and a great composer made significant contributions to music and dance. Swati Tirunal gave Mohiniyattam, the classical female dance-tradition of Kerala a new dimension through specially written padams (lyrics), which l..
Thiruvathirappattu is sung during the
occasion of Thiruvathira, the women’s festival of Kerala. This is
celebrated on the Thiruvathira asterism in the Malayalam month of Dhanu
(December/January). The observation of Thiruvathira by Rathi brought her
husband Kamadeva back to life after he was ..
The parched land awaiting the first drop of rain ....The ground beats of thunder ....The swirling, spurting dark rain clouds in the horizon....As the land and sky become one, life starts throbbing again, the rhapsody of the raindrops becomes the rhapsody of life. The music of monsoon becomes a music..
Utsava Sampradaya Kritis are songs written in association with Pooja Vidhi or the traditional rituals involved in worshiping. These songs composed by Saint Thyagaraja are simple, inspiring and spiritual. Veena is verily the most mesmerizing of the classical musical instruments in India. Here the mus..
Viraha (The Symphony of Separation), is flute (Odakkuzhal) rendition by Kudamaloor Janardanan conveying the pangs of separation. Even as inseparable minds separate, the ensuing agony is shared through Swaras and Ragas. Raga itself means love. Hearts that pine for reunion with the beloved, overflow w..
Yamini - The Night, is a soft soothing flute (Odakkuzhal) rendition by Dr. P. Padmesh.The intriguing darkness, the enigmatic beauty, the rhapsody of silence...each night brings a new experience - varied, unique, mystical.Yet transcending the individual, the night is also universal and eternal,leadin..