Sanjay Subrahmanyan @ Muthamizh Peravai, Chennai

Venue: Satguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, TTK Road, Chennai

Date: 25th Jan 2007

Festival: Muthamizh Peravai’s 31st Music Festival

Vocal: Sri Sanjay Subrahmanyan

Violin: Sri S. Varadarajan

Mrudangam: Sri Neyveli Venkatesh

Ghatam: Sri Trichy Murali

List of songs:

1) undan pAda (varnam) – shankarAbharaNam – kanDa aTa – madurai subramNya iyer (O)

2) chandiran oLiyil – malayamArutam – misra chApu – subramaNya bhArati (ONS)

3) aDuthAnai – yadukulakAmbOji – tisra tripuTa – tirunAvukkarasar (AS)

4) kA guhA shanmugA – kOsalam – rUpakam – kOTIswara iyer (ANS)

5) karuNAlaya nidhiyE – hindOLam – Adi – vEdanAyakam piLLai

6) thillai chidambaramE – kApinArAyaNi – Adi – mArimutha piLLai (O)

7) yArO ivar yArO – bhairavi – Adi – aruNAchala kavi (AST)

8 ) kunrin mIdhu ninru kanDEn (?) – khamAs – rUpakam – ?? (O)

9) batti mudalAm – rAgamAlikA (Ahiri, hamIrkalyANi & suruTTi) – misra chApu – vEdAnta dEsikan (O)

10) mAlOn maruganai (viruttam) – kAmbOji, sAvEri, bEgaDa, shanmukhapriyA, mOhanam & jOnpuri

      mAlAsai kObam – jOnpuri – Adi – aruNagirinAthar

11) vAzhiya senthamizh – madyamAvati – Adi – subramaNya bhArati

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

Sri Sanjay Subrahmanyan sang an interesting, exclusive Tamil compositions concert for Muthamil Peravai at the Narada Gana Sabha. He was at his usual best, delivering a quality performance once again, ably assisted by the accompanying artists. Everything about the concert was so good except for the fact that the auditorium folks had probably decided to give a feeling of the North Indian winter to Chennai folks assembled there. It was biting cold inside the auditorium, at least in the area where I was sitting.

Sri Neyveli Venkatesh and Sri Trichy Murali played a taniavartanam in Adi talam comprising chatusra and sankIrna nadais and a kuraippu in tisra nadai.

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2 thoughts on “Sanjay Subrahmanyan @ Muthamizh Peravai, Chennai

  1. Samanth says:

    Sanjay’s repertoire is already getting to be the stuff of legend. Despite singing so extensively in the season, he’s still pulling out compositions that are rarely sung by anybody, let alone by him. That’s one area where TM could be better, I think — he tends to have a much more limited repertoire, don’t you think?

  2. Ram says:

    Agree with you completely on Sanjay’s repertoire. I think TMK’s repertoire is also fairly vast. I have heard him also include new songs into his concerts, though his rate of inclusion certainly seems to be lower than that of Sanjay’s.

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