Concert for Veenavadhini (Vocal: Shri Adoor P. Sudarsanam)

Played mrudangam for the vocal concert of Shri Adoor P. Sudarsanam. The concert was organized by Veenavadhini (run by vainikas Smt. Jaysri and Shri Jeyaraaj Krishnan). Personally, it was a very satisfying concert.

Shri Sudarsanam is singing tomorrow at Sastri Hall, Chennai at 6 PM with Dr. Hemalatha on the violin, Patri Shri Satish Kumar on the mrudangam and Dr. S. Karthick on the ghatam.

The song list in today’s concert was as follows:

Vocal:  Adoor Shri P. Sudarsanam

Violin: Shri V.V. Ravi

MrudangamR. Ramkumar

Tambura: Adoor Shri S. Ganamurthi

Venue:  Veenavadhini, 12, Shanti Enclave, Venkatakrishna Road, Mandaveli, Chennai

List of songs:

1) ninnu kOriyunnAnura (varnam) – mOhanam – Adi – rAmanAthapuram shrInivAsa iyengAr (O)

2) praNamAmyaham shrI – gauLai – Adi – mysore vAsudEvAcAr (OS)

3) pakkala nilabAdi – kharaharapriyA – misra cApu – tyAgarAja (ANS)

4) shObillu saptasvara – jaganmOhini – rUpakam – tyAgarAja

5) rAgam tAnam pallavi – kalyANi – Adi (2 kaLai) (T)

pallavi wordings: “bhajarE rE mAnasa, shrI raghuvIram”

eDuppu: 4 akSaram (1 beat) after samam

arudi: 14 akSaram (3.5 beat)

6) vandE shambhO umApatim (viruttam) – sindhubhairavi (A)

vishvEshvar darshan – sindhubhairavi – rUpakam – swAti tirunAL

7) nI nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – saurAshTram – Adi – tyAgarAja


(Key: O=raga outline, A=raga alapana, t=tAnam, N=neraval, S=kalpana swaram T=taniavartanam)