Archive for October, 2006

Venue: Lakshmi Hall, Srinivasa Perumal Koil, Lakshmipuram, Chennai Date: 30th Oct 2006 Organizer: Srinivasa Music & Fine Arts Vocal: Smt. R. Vedavalli Violin: Smt. Charulatha Ramanujam Mridangam: Sri N. Manoj Siva Ghatam: Sri N. Guruprasad List of songs: 1) gnAnAnanda mayam (slOkam) – nAttai – vEdAnta dEsikan 2) pavanAtmajA – nAttai – kanDa chApu – […]


While on our way to attend a friend’s marriage in Villupuram, Tamilnadu, four of us (the youths in the group ;-) ) decided to visit the historic Gingee (Senji) fort which gets its name from the place where it is located viz., Gingee (Senji). It is located about 160 kms away from Chennai and was […]


There is an article by famous singer Smt. Charumathi Ramachandran in Newindpress on Srividhya (the actress-cum-musician daughter of one of the legends of Carnatic music MLV) who passed away recently. The article can be accessed by clicking here. The line that struck me from the article is “It leads one to ponder on the private […]


Venue: Satguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Chennai Date: 27th Oct 2006 Occasion: Sri Nedunuri Krishnamurthy’s 80th birthday celebrations Vocal: Sri T.M. Krishna Violin: Sri Sriram Parasuram Mridangam: Sri Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman Khanjira: Sri B. Sree Sundar Kumar List of songs: 1) alarulu kuriyaga – shankarAbharaNam – Adi – annamAchArya (S) 2) jAnaki […]


Its pouring

27Oct06

Its been raining cats and dogs in Chennai for the past two days. It is quite normal that rains follow me wherever I go. It started drizzling in Chennai as soon as I came here. Hyderabad had a healthy rainfall when I was there last year. It rained in Bangalore too when I was there […]


Venue: Narada Gana Sabha Mini Hall, TTK Road, Chennai Date: 24th Oct 2006 Theme: Dikshitar Day – Muthuswami Dikshitar Compositions Vocal: Smt. Sugandha Kalamegam Violin: Sri V. Srikanth Mridangam: Sri K. Arun Prakash Khanjira: Sri B. Purushottam List of songs: 1) rakta gaNapatim – mOhanam – Adi – muthuswAmi dIkshitar (S) 2) angArakam AshrayAmyaham – […]


Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Mini Hall, East Mada St., Mylapore, Chennai Date: 23rd Oct 2006 Organizer: Ganamukundapriya Vocal: Smt Gayathri Venkatesan Violin: Sri H.V. Raghuram Mridangam: Sri Tiruvidaimarudur A.¬† Shankaran¬† Ghatam: Sri J. Ramdas List of songs: 1) vanajAkshi (varnam) – kalyANi – Adi – rAmanAthapuram srInivAsa iyengAr (S) 2) pAlimpa rAvadElarA – Arabhi – […]



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