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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#151  Postby Nick H » 09 Jul 2010 13:16

it is highly incorrect, not acceptable and objectionable.
In other words, you disagree! ;)

But... so do I, and I am surprised at the quote.
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#152  Postby sweetsong » 10 Jul 2010 09:09

munirao2001 wrote:If the quote of Rama Varma, the musician and desciple of BMK "he finds most neraval lines rather meaningless" is correct and true version, it is highly incorrect, not acceptable and objectionable.


I hope that some people realise soon that Musicians have a right to stick to their views and don't need to model or remodel their styles according to what those 'rasikas' find acceptable or unacceptable.
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#153  Postby munirao2001 » 10 Jul 2010 10:36

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The style is not the problem, but doing away with the tradition is the crux of the problem and this rasikas serious misgivings and objections is related to this aspect of KM. The performer has the freedom to avoid neravals, which majority of the performers are doing. But to give reason of 'meaningless', is objectionable.
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#154  Postby munirao2001 » 10 Jul 2010 11:21

I was extremely happy to read the news/report that APGovt/TTD has decided to confer very special honor of Life time Asthana Vidwan title ( BMK is already a TTD Asthana Vidwan). I wish that AP Govt/TTD organizes the event befitting BMK's stature, in the same manner they did for the other recepient, Lata Mangeshkar, if not better.
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#155  Postby ragam-talam » 10 Oct 2010 14:58

Lovely kedaram played on the viola by the maestro!

1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uz3XCIUViQ
2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n6bBH0DZgk

Accompanists:
B.Sasikumar - violin
Mavelikara Velukutti Nair - mridangam
Thripunithura Radhakrishnan - ghatam
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#156  Postby rajeshnat » 12 Jan 2011 15:17

Write up of BMK in today's hindu
http://www.hindu.com/mp/2011/01/12/stor ... 290100.htm

In the photo,I can recognize the ghatam vidwan (Vikku VinAyakaram) , who is the mridangist and violinist(by any chance is that his stock violinist Annavarappu ramaswami)
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#157  Postby anandasangeetham » 12 Jan 2011 21:23

I think i raised this earlier too. though not a major issue but to just keep the records logical. Dr BMK had started performing at age 8 and he is 80now. He was not a performing widely inthe last few years (may be for 6 years? ) Even if he had been performing for 68 years and performing daily it would have been only 24820 concerts (add another 20 or so for leap years). Considering that he had to travel to chennai from Vijayawada by train that took almost a day he could not have perfomed on a daily basis. or he should have performed more than one concert per day. with his film commitments and overseas commitments would this have been possible?

Is my surmise correct or am i wrong some where?

If this is not worth discussing please ignore
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#158  Postby venkatakailasam » 16 Jan 2011 06:40

Here is song of Dikshadar in the Ragam sauviram. This was a recording from AIR.

E'-SWARA-010-DrBalamurali Krishna-Sarasa Sauvira - Ragam sauviram

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62i5C1xLDb0

sarasa sauvira -Ragam sauviram Dikshadar
Pallavi
sarasa sauvira rasanadi karana -
samasta-tara pushpa vanadhipate

samashti caranam
hari brahmendradyaradhita
halasya sundaresvara murte
(madhyama kala sahityam)
guru guha bhava tara bahu tara murte
guna traya rahita Sakti sphurte

Meaning:
the one who appreciates the delectable raga sauvira; the lord of pushpavana;

Samashti Charanam:
The sundareshwara form at madurai, adored by hari, Brahama and Indra; the form that is guruguha and others; the one beyond the 3 qualities and is the form of shakti.

Kshetra - madurai - pushpavanesvara By Shri V Govidan
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Re: Balamuralikrishna-Guru - Shishya Thillana

#159  Postby venkatakailasam » 17 Mar 2011 22:17

Guru - Shishya Thillana:

Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna Guru - Shishya Thillana (Part One)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MU00btcBdns

Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna Guru - Shishya Thillana (Part Two)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F97rqISh ... re=related


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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#160  Postby venkatakailasam » 01 Apr 2011 13:06

E'-SWARA-022-BMK - Hariye ghathi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Mx4OUTAkaM


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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#161  Postby mohan » 07 May 2012 08:26

From the movie Hamsageethe - 1975. BMK received India's National Award for Best Male Playback singer for this film.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=argPFug4 ... re=related
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#162  Postby rajeshnat » 07 May 2012 09:03

mohan wrote:From the movie Hamsageethe - 1975. BMK received India's National Award for Best Male Playback singer for this film.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=argPFug4 ... re=related


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I liked it . In one of the comments it is put the first voice is that of ramana murthy(May I know more about ramana murthy).The Guru does not sing swaras but the sishya sings swaras , I personally liked both ;) . Is this movie a real life story of some yesteryear vidwans
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#163  Postby mohan » 07 May 2012 10:21

Rajesh - I was wondering who (Prof) Ramanamurthy was too as he sings well. Lovely to see quite an elaborate Carnatic rendition in a movie! I used to have the soundtrack LP from this movie. I don't think my record player works anymore however!
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#164  Postby rshankar » 07 May 2012 16:36

The playback singers for the movie hamsagItE were Dr. BMK, and Smt. MLV, with lovely dancing by the kalAkshEtra-trained Smt. Jayalakshmi Easwar. The story, IIRC, is about a vidvAn, played by Sri Anant Nag, who pawns his bhairavi rAga, as well as a love story between him and a rAja nartaki.
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#165  Postby mohan » 07 May 2012 17:13

you can watch the film in several parts on youtube
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#166  Postby Sreeni Rajarao » 07 May 2012 19:45

I thought Hamsageete, the movie was released earlier than 1975.

DVD (or VCD) was available in Bangalore - I was delighted to find one during one of my trips!

Movie was based on a novel of the same name by Ta Ra Subba Rao (known as tarAsu) a very popoular writer of his generation. Many of his stories were based in Chitradurga, the historical locale of Madakari Nayaka, Hyder Ali and Tippu Sultan.

Movie was directed by G V Iyer (who also made Shankaracharya and Madhvacharya movies in samskRita language in the later years)

I believe the character of Bhairavi Venkatasubbiah was purely fictional.

I have also wondered about Prof Ramana Murthy - I have not been able to find more information about him.

Some of the Jayadeva aStapadi-s in the movie are very melodious.
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#167  Postby sweetsong » 30 May 2012 17:21

Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna makes a surprises entry at the Veenavadini Music School , Perla.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilPqjN3yKHI


Hanuma Anuma
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFN8winMv2U

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzCh6lLG-e8


Saraguna Gaavumu-Thodi pada Varnam
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGlpuTKswRE


General clippings
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nAlWNlboNs
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#168  Postby venkatakailasam » 07 Jul 2012 05:45

Dr. Balamurali krishna's birth day to day..
E SWARA BMK 019-okamAta--harikAmbhOji-Dr.BalaMurali Krishna

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAvoG2YzFvw
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Re: Balamuralikrishna

#169  Postby cmfuser » 09 Dec 2013 06:53

Dear Rasikas,

This is a request for a link to BMKji's recording of the Kharaharapriya kriti Rama nee samana

Thanks in advance,
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