2013-05-17: Linked by @rajapundalik - Raag Kedar, Pt. Rajan-Sajan Mishra, The legendary duo from Banaras Gharana gave ‘yugal-gayaki’ a new dimension in ICM. Here they present ‘Kanha re’, the famous iconic composition in Raag Kedar. Accompanying on harmonium is Late Ust. Mehmood Dhoulpuri, an artist who lit up many a concerts with his feather-light fingers on this typically Indian instrument! Enjoy…
2013-05-16: Linked by @mohank - M. D. Ramanathan: tyagaraja gurum ashraye, kedaram, tishra adi [M. D. Ramanathan]
2013-05-16: Linked by @rajapundalik - Raag Bhatiyar, Ust. Shahid Pervez, This Etawah Gharana sitar exponent has been regaling listeners the world over with his contemplative style and immaculate technique! Here he plays a refreshing composition in Raag Bhatiyar, an early-morning melody - an aalap followed by a short gat in Teen-taal (16-beat meter). Tabla accompaniment by Sandeep Das.
2013-05-15: Linked by @mohank - S. R. Janakiraman: tulasi bilwa, kedaragowla, adi [Tyagaraja]
2013-05-15: Linked by @rajapundalik - Raag Sohoni, Vijay Koparkar, Vijay Koparkar, torch-bearer to Late Pt. Vasantrao Deshpande’s ‘gayaki’, presents two bandishes in Raag Sohoni. Compositions by Late Pt. Chandrakant Apte, first set to Madhya-lay Teen-Taal & the latter set to Drut Zaptaal. Accompanists: Rahul Goley (Samvadini), Nikhil Phatak (Tabla) & Mandar Gadgil (Vocal Support & Tanpura). Just watch his dexterity over rhythm & intricate taan-patterns he weaves around the 10-beat meter!!!
2013-05-14: Linked by @mohank - Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar: nannu palimpa, mohanam, adi [Tyagaraja]
2013-05-14: Linked by @rajapundalik - Raag Puriya-Kalyan, Abhishek Lahiri, The young sarod-player from Kolkatta has already made a name for himself for maintaining pure classical touch amongst the crowd going after world-music! Here he plays a serene ‘aalap’ in Raag Puriya-Kalyan, a raag typically played during the sunset twilight zone - enjoy the waves of tranquility wash over you with this solo piece…!!!
2013-05-13: Linked by @mohank - Mandolin Srinivas: nannu palimpa, mohanam, adi [Tyagaraja]
2013-05-13: Linked by @rajapundalik - Raag Bahar, Shashank Maktedar, This young & talented disciple of Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar has imbibed the Master’s ‘gayaki’ with elan and carved a niche for himself already. He presents a composition in Raag Bahar set to Madhya-lay Teen-taal (16-beat meter). Accompanists: Chaitanya Kunte (Samvadini), Nilesh Randive (Tabla) Recording has been shared by SwarGanga Music Festival (www.swarganga.org)
2013-05-12: Linked by @mohank - A. K. C. Natarajan (clarinet): bahudari ragam
2013-04-12: Linked by @rajapundalik - Bhajan in Raag Yaman-Kalyan, Vidushi Shobha Gurtu, The renowned thumri-dadra-ghazal exponent presents a famous ‘Meera-Bhajan’ but if you listen carefully, she’s actually presenting an immaculate Yaman-Kalyan! And her expression is simply amazing! Accompanists: Purushottam Walavalkar (Samvadini), Aneesh Pradhan @aneesh (Tabla). Enjoy…!
2013-05-11: Linked by @mohank - M. D. Ramanathan: varanarada, vijayasri, adi [Tyagaraja]
2013-05-11: Linked by @rajapundalik - Raag Yaman - Harmonium Solo, Pt. Jayant Bose, This eternally beautiful raag-matrix has been sung & played by every generation of performers over past few centuries. However, watch this harmonium-virtuoso bring a completely different perspective to harmonium’s capabilities with this complete raag! Simply amazing finger-work & imagination…
2013-05-10: Linked by @mohank - Mandolin Srinivas: varanarada, vijayasri, adi [Tyagaraja]