K.Gayathri @ Ganamukundapriya, Chennai

Venue: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Mini Hall, East Mada St., Mylapore, Chennai

Date: 28 Mar 2007

Organizer: Ganamukundapriya

Vocal: Vid. K. Gayathri

Violin: Vid. S. Karthik

Mrudangam: Vid. S.J. Arjun Ganesh

List of songs:

1) sarasijanAbhA (varnam) – kAmbOji – kanDa aTa – swAti tiruNAL (O)

2) chinta dIrcharA – sowrAshTram – Adi – rAmanAtapuram srInivAsa iyengAr (S)

3) shankari nIvE – bEgaDA – rUpakam – subbarAya sAstri (AS)

4) brOvavammA tAmasamElE – mAnji – misra chApu – syAma sAstri

5) krupa jUchuTaku vELarA – chAyAtaraNgiNi – Adi – thyAgarAja

6) rAmA kathA – madyamAvati – Adi – thyAgarAja (ANST)

7) oru tharam saravaNabhava (viruttam) – shanmukhapriyA, bilahari, kAnaDA & kApi

sOdanai – kApi – Adi – pApanAsam sivan

8 ) rAma nAmamE tudi – dEsh – Adi – tanjAvUr sankara iyer

9) nI nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – sowrAshTram – Adi – thyAgarAja

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

The concert started with a good raga outline of kAmbOji. The kritis were sung well, especially “chinta dIrcharA“. Taniavartanam was played on the mrudangam in chatusra and tisra naDais. This was followed by another taniavartanam played by the sabha secretary in true Kapil Dev style English.

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3 thoughts on “K.Gayathri @ Ganamukundapriya, Chennai

  1. prof A Gopalakrishnan says:

    The only secretary sri gopalakrishnan of gana mukundhapriya will enjoy in speaking english about the artistes performance. This is one of the ways he usess to for the immence satisfaction

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