Abhishek Raghuram for Rasanveshanam, Bangalore

Venue: Utopia, Near Olde Bangalore Resort, Tarabanahalli, Bangalore

 

Vocal: Abhishek Raghuram

Violin: H.M. Smitha

Mrudangam: Anantha R. Krishnan

 

List of songs:

1) viribONi (varNam) – bhairavi – kanDa aTa – pachimiriyam adiyappA (O)

2) vAtApi gaNapatim – hamsadhwani – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (AS)

3) vinatA suta vAhana – jayantasEnA – Adi – tyAgarAja (AS)

4) ADamODi galadE – cArukEsi – Adi – tyAgarAja

5) mInAkSI mEmudam dEhi – gamakakriyA – Adi – muthusvAmi dIkSitar (ANST)

6) mAyammA – Ahiri – Adi – syAma sAstri

7) rama deivama – suruTTi – rUpakam – tyAgarAja

8) nI nAma rUpamulaku (mangaLam) – saurAshTram – Adi – tyAgarAja

 

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

Abhishek Raghuram for Raga Tarangini Trust

Organizer: Raga Tarangini Trust

Venue: Ragasudha Hall, Mylapore, Chennai

Occasion: GNB Day

 

Vocal:  Sri Abhishek Raghuram

Violin: Sri Vittal Ramamurthy

Mrudangam: Sri Anantha R. Krishnan

Khanjira: Sri B. Shree Sundarkumar

 

List of songs:

1) ninnu kOri (varnam) – mOhanam – Adi – rAmanAthapuram shrInivAsa iyengAr (A)

2) rA rA phanishayanA – harikAmbOji – rUpakam – tyAgarAja

3) paralOka sAdhanamE – pUrvikalyANi – Adi – tyAgarAja (ANS)

4) Ananda naTEsA – tODi – rUpakam – rAmasvAmi sivan (AS)

5) rAkA shashivadanA – TakkA – Adi – tyAgarAja

6) dArini telusukoNTi – sudha sAvEri – Adi – tyAgarAja (AST)

7) porumaiyai izhandEn – simhEndra madhyamam – Adi – g.n. bAlasubramaNiam (O)

8 ) nI allAl ini – kAnaDA – Adi – g.n. bAlasubramaNiam

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

 

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

Concert with Aishwarya Shankar at The Music Academy, Chennai

Played mrudangam for the vocal concert of Aishwarya Shankar. The concert was organized by The Music Academy, Chennai as a part of the HCL Concert Series.

The song list was as follows:

 

Vocal:  Aishwarya Shankar

Violin: Sriram Sridhar

Mrudangam:  R. Ramkumar

 

 

List of songs:

1) gnAnAnanda mayam (slOkam) – sArangA – vEdAnta dEsikan

2) inta mODi (varNam) – sArangA – Adi – tiruvaTriyUr tyAgayyar 

3) vallabha nAyakasya – bEgaDa – rUpakam – muthuswAmi dIkSitar (OS)

4) brOva samayamidE – gaurimanOhari – Adi – garbhapurivAsar (ONS)

5) karuNajUDavammA – varALi – mishra cApu – shyAma sAstri (A)

6) tuNai purindaruL – suddha hindOLam (varamu) – Adi – pApanAsam sivan

7) O ranga sAyi – kAmbOji – Adi – tyAgarAja (ANST)

8 ) konDal vaNNanai (viruttam) – rAgamAlikA – tiruppaNNAzhwAr

     muraLIdharA gOpAlA – mAND – Adi – periyasAmI tUran

9) dhIm dhIm ta na (tillAnA) – rEvati – mishra cApu – lAlguDi g. jayarAman 

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

 

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

Svanubhava Chennai 2012

Svanubhava Chennai 2012 begins in Kalakshetra, Chennai today. Catch the live web cast at http://svanubhava.blogspot.in/p/live-webcast.html

 

The schedule is as follows:

https://ramsabode.wordpress.com/concerts-in-chennai/

 

1st August 2012 (Wednesday)

9:00 AM onwards – Svanubhava 2012 Chennai @ Kalakshetra Campus, Tiruvanmiur, Chennai (Svanubhava) **Free**

Nedunuri Krishnamurthy (Vocal), Malladi Ravikumar (Vocal Support), H.N. Bhaskar (Violin), M.L.N. Raju (Mrudangam), S. Karthick (Ghatam)

Pung Cholam, Bhol Cholam & Ras Leela Anjika Manipuri Dance Troupe (Dances of Manipur)

Lunch

Dr. Chithra Madhavan (Lecture – Temple as social, economic & cultural centres)

Indianostrum Theatre (Land of Ashes – A theatre production)

 

2nd August 2012 (Thursday)

9:00 AM onwards – Svanubhava 2012 Chennai @ Kalakshetra Campus, Tiruvanmiur, Chennai (Svanubhava) **Free**

Ulhas Kashalkar (Vocal – Hindustani), Ravindra Katoti (Harmonium), Suresh Talwalkar (Tabla)

Young Percussion Artists (The Art & Science of Percussion)

Lunch

C.V. Chandrasekar (Lec Dem – Bharathanatyam)

Palghat T.R.Rajamani & V. Kamalakara Rao (Talavadya Concert – Tribute to Palghat Sri T.S. Mani Iyer)

 

3rd August 2012 (Friday)

9:00 AM onwards – Svanubhava 2012 Chennai @ Kalakshetra Campus, Tiruvanmiur, Chennai (Svanubhava) **Free**

Sangeetha Sivakumar (Vocal), R.K. Shriramkumar (Violin), Melakaveri K. Balaji (Mrudangam), N. Guruprasad (Ghatam)

Melattur Natya Vidya Sangam (Bhagavata Mela – Prahlada Charitram)

Lunch

Natana Kairali (Pavakathakali – Kalyana Sougandhikam, Duryodhanavadham)

Mysore M. Manjunath & Nagraj (Violin), Arjun Kumar (Mrudangam), Giridhar Udupa (Ghatam)

 

Avani Avittam (Upakarma)/ Gayathri Japam 2010

Just thought of providing links to a few helpful sites I found on the net for those who plan to do Avani Avittam/ Gayathri Japam by themselves and are looking for documentation on the procedure:

  1. http://www.trsiyengar.com/id62.shtml
  2. http://www.prapatti.com/
  3. http://www.vadhyar.com/Upakarma%20Mantram.php

PS: I am not connected with these web sites and do not vouche for the authenticity of the information furnished in them