Pada Varnam – Navarasa (Ragamalika)
1.General Introduction to Pada Varnams Ragam: – Talam: – Composer: Lalgudi G Jayaraman 2.Introduction to Navarasa Varnam Ragam: – Talam: – Composer: Lalgudi G Jayaraman 3.Live Lecture/Demonstration by the Legend Lalgudi G.Jayaraman Ragam: Ragamalika Talam: Adi Composer: Lalgudi G Jayaraman 4.Lesson – Pallavi/Anupallavi/Mukthayi swaras Ragam: Ragamalika Talam: Adi Composer: Lalgudi G Jayaraman 5.Lesson – Charanam Ragam: Ragamalika Talam: Adi Composer: Lalgudi G Jayaraman 6.Vocal Recital Ragam: Ragamalika Talam: Adi Composer: Lalgudi G Jayaraman
Lalgudi Sri G.J.R.Krishnan, Lalgudi Smt. Vijayalakshmi
This Product showcases the magnificent Pada Varnams of the Legend Sri Lalgudi G. Jayaraman. The aim of this product is to document the invaluable treasure of his compositions for posterity.
In the sphere of Carnatic music, Padma Bhushan Sri Lalgudi G. Jayaraman is another name for perfection and musical excellence. With a discerning musical acumen and a finely attuned ear for all that is aesthetic in music, Lalgudi revolutionized the style of violin playing, in the process inventing a whole new technique the prestigious Lalgudi Bani. His flawless and fascinating style, graceful and original, steeped in traditional roots has gained him innumerable fans. He is a composer par excellence and has to his credit several Pada Varnams, Varnams, Kritis & Tillanas, which are a scintillating blend of Raga, Bhava, Rhythm & lyrical beauty. He introduced the vocal style into the violin. A much sought after accompanist, brilliant soloist, composer, tunesmith, a great teacher Lalgudi Jayaraman is all this and much more. Music has always been this maestros passion, indeed his life’s breath. To quote him I am nothing without music. Even in all my future births, I want to be born only as a musician. Music has not only been my livelihood but also my path to spirituality. If God granted me a wish, I would ask Him to make me twenty-five years younger. I want to delve deeper into the ocean of music.Such is his passion and devotion to music.
This DVD, we are sure, will offer a visual as well as aural treat to one and all and benefit students of music and dance immensely.
General Introduction to Pada Varnams
Introduction to Navarasa (Ragamalika) Pada Varnam by Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan. A birds eye view of this Varnam.
Live Lecture/ Demonstration of this Varnam by the Legend Sri Lalgudi G. Jayaraman, held in Sri Krishna Gana Sabha – A Visual Treat!
Interactive Teaching session by Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi with her students. Enables students to have a first hand experience of learning from the Lalgudi school of music.
Concept & Co-Ordination :Mala Mohan
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