Sivaramakrishnan wrote:All India Radio must be having several recordings of MDR in his early years. I have listened to one such broadcast years ago where MDR had rendered a very rare daru varnam 'Eti... manmathakoti' in Sreeranjini (Composition of Tiger?). I had even written to AIR to broadcast it again, but not sure whether they played it again.
girish_a wrote:Slightly offtopic, but since we're talking of MDR, here's Johnny Cash singing "Country roads" with John Denver. I think Johnny's voice is similar to MDR's. How deep and beautiful Johnny's voice is! And how well he expresses the feeling in the song!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C7rS2Cs ... re=related
thenpaanan wrote:Are there other such comparisons you would like to share?
Prince Rama Varma wrote:When M.D.Ramanathan sang â€˜Amba Kamakshi,â€™ the immortal swarajathi in Bhairavi by Syama Sastri for instance, he would seem to metamorphose into Syama Sastri to begin with. The transformation would continue magically till he became the song tooâ€¦ and Bhairavi itself. And finally things would come to a state where M.D.Ramanathan, his accompanists, the shruthi, Syama Sastri, the Swarajathi, Bhairavi ragam, Goddess Kamakshi herself and the sensitive listener, all fused together to become one single entity, brimming with music, completeness and perfection. It is this experience that I had in mind when I talked about â€œseeing God and showing God to others.â€
ragam-talam wrote:Nice! http://chowdaiahandparvati.blogspot.com ... athan.html
Trichy Sankaran looks so young!
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