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TM Krishna for Alathur Subbaiyer Centenary, Chennai

I finished my concert and reached late as the first song nAma kusumamula was ending.

Occasion: Alathur Subbaiyer Centenary Celebrations
Venue: Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai

Vocal: T.M. Krishna
Violin: R.K. Shriramkumar
Mrudangam: Manoj Siva
Khanjira: Anirudh Athreya

List of songs:

* nAma kusumamula – shrI (NS)
* E pApamu – aTANA (AS)
* calamEla (varNam) – nATTakurinji  (tS)
* ambA paradEvatE – rudrapriyA (A)
* mari mari ninnE – kAmbOji  (ANT)
* iTu sAhasamulu – saindhavi (O)
* nilayAda (tiruppugazh) – cencuruTTi  (O)
* vishvEshvar – sindhubhairavi  (O)
* nI nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – saurashtram

 

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

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Abhishek Raghuram for Single Teacher Schools in Chennai

Concert in aid of Single Teacher Schools. Kudos to Abhishek for not only performing for free but also collecting and donating for the cause!!!

Organizer: Single Teacher Schools
Venue: Vani Mahal, T. Nagar, Chennai

Vocal: Abhishek Raghuram
Violin: B.U. Ganesh Prasad
Mrudangam: Trivandrum Balaji
Khanjira: K.V. Gopalakrishnan

List of songs:
1) sarasIruhAsanapriyE – nATTai (AS)
2) mudumOmu – sUryakAntam (A)
3) tiruvaDi caraNam – kAmbOji (ANST)
4) manasulOni – hindOLam  (O)
5) IrEzhu bhuvanangaL (viruttam) – kApi
enna tavam – kApi (O)
6) tillAnA – pancam lalit (A)
7) bhujagashAyinO – yadukulakAmbOji

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

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TM Krishna for Nayaki, Chennai

Organizer: Nayaki
Venue: Abirami Chidambaram Community Hall, Kotturpuram,  Chennai

Vocal: T.M. Krishna
Violin: Akkarai Subbulakshmi
Khanjira: B.S. Purushotham
Ghatam: N. Guruprasad

List of songs:
* badalika dhIrA – rItigauLa  (ANS)
* rAmA nI pai – kEdAram (tS)
* dhanyAsi (A by violin)
* paridAnamicitE – bilahari (AS)
* paripOvalerA – bilahari (S)
* talli ninnu nera – kalyANi (NST)
* varugalAmO – mAnji (O)

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

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T.M. Krishna at Vani Mahal, Chennai

Organizer: Sri Thyaga Brahma Gana Sabha
Venue: Vani Mahal, T. Nagar, Chennai

List of songs:
* bhavanuta – mOhanam (otS)
* ElAvatAramu – mukhAri (ANST)
* paripUrNa – pUrvikalyANi (AS)
* sukhi evvarO – kAnaDA (AtNST)
* jagadAnandakArakA – nATTai (O)
* varAlandu – gurjari

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

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Laya chatura – Kanjira Quartet in Chennai

Kanjira quartet magic today at the Parthasarathy Swami Sabha.

First B.S. Purushotham and Anirudh Athreya played a 88 count talam (kanDa triputa with the each beat of lagu substituted by tisra, catusra, kanDa, misra and sankIrNa and dhrutam in 2 kalais). They played all 5 nadais.

Then Shree Sundarkumar and K.V. Gopalakrishnan played kuraippu and mOrA kOrvai in the same 88 counts but in a tala where they put kanDa aTa with the 4 sashabda kriyA (sounding beats) replaced by tisra, kanDa, misra and sankIrNa. 

Then they together played a talam which had in one Avartanam kanDa ekam in 2 kaLai followed by catusra Ekam in 1 kaLai followed by tisra Ekam in 0.5 kaLai

All in all a rhythm ragaLai!

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T.M. Krishna for Naada Inbam

Vidwan Sethalapathi Balasubramanian remembrance day concert

Organizer: Naada Inbam
Venue: Ragasudha Hall, Mylapore, Chennai

Vocal: T.M. Krishna
Violin: R. Hemalatha
Mrudangam: T.K. Murthy and K. Parameswaran

List of songs:
1) sarasijanAbha (varNam) – kAmbOji
2) samugAnanilva – kOkilavarALi (OS)
3) dorakuNA – bilahari (ANS)
4) amba paradEvatE – rudrapriyA  (AS)
5) kANa kaN kODi – kAmbOji (AtST)
6) peTra tAi (viruttam) – varALi, hamsadhvani, kApi, sindhubhairavi
7) jAnakI patE – kharaharapriyA  (O)
8) bhaja gOvindam – rAgamAlikA

9) nI nAma rUpa mulaku (mangaLam) – saurashTram

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

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Sanjay Subrahmanyan for Papanasam Sivan’s 125th birthday festival

Passionate singing to thunderous applause!

Venue: Sadguru Gnanananda Hall, Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai

Organizer: Papanasam Sivan Rasikar Sangam

Vocal: Sanjay Subrahmanyan
Vocal support: Swarna Rethas
Violin: S. Varadarajan
Mrudangam: Neyveli Venkatesh
Khanjira: C.S. Venkataramanan

List of songs:

1) nI inda mAyam (varNam) – dhanyAsi
2) gAnarasamuDan – bEgaDA (S)
3) kAkka unakku irakkam – kharaharapriyA
4) kApAli irukka – sAvEri (AS)
5) cidambaram ena – kalyANi (O)
6) pAdamalar tuNayE – harikAmbOji  (ANST)
7) attaruNam – bhairavi  (O)
8) karpagAmbikai – behAg (O)
9) tiruvaLar mayilayil – khamAs
10) engum niraindirukkum – kurinji
11) karpagamE – madhyamAvati

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