karthikbala wrote:A few years ago, an opera-loving rasika played for us a very unusual home-recording. To our astonishment we heard "O sainte mÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â©daille", Valentin's aria from Faust sung by Smt. Sowmya! (of course the baritone's aria had been transposed to an appropriate tessitura). Very sporting of her to make the effort and play along with an unusual request !
gn.sn42 wrote:Sounds very interesting - has Sowmya studied opera? More to the point, will she entertain a similar request in a concert setting? That would be awesome.
bilahari wrote:Quite an attractive song, indeed! Can't catch the ragam but sounds rather similar to veTri koDi kaTTu from Padaiyappa (to my ears anyhow): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0Yt7mQ8oKY
Yeah, maybe a hint of cArukEsi. But like I said, I'm a total dud at looking for ragas in film music.
kamavardhani wrote:Song from the recent movie "Achamundu Achamundu": http://www.raaga.com/play/?id=157205
Hard to believe it's the same Sowmya!
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