saiganesh wrote:oh varNam again. i heard that he sang kambodhi atta tala varnam as main in navaratri mantapam concert on 21st.
musicfan_4201 wrote:saiganesh wrote:oh varNam again. i heard that he sang kambodhi atta tala varnam as main in navaratri mantapam concert on 21st.
Perhaps this is one way of attention seeking trying to do things different from conventional norms.
The standard practice in the navarathri mandapam concert is to sing the navarathri kriti for that day with an elaborate ragam, thanam, nereval and swaras. It is probably the first time and the first musician to break the norm/tradition, if what is stated is correct.
All in the name of innovation
vmr wrote:If Ariyakudi Iyengarval was listening to this stuff from heavens above. One can not imagine what would be his reaction to such innovations.......!!!!!!!
Rasika911 wrote: mangalam is exactly what the name suggests and has always been at the end of the concert.
Ragjay wrote:Purist I agree with what you say and in an interview with The Hindu sponsored by Sampardaya R.K.Srikantan Sir specifically mentioning TMK said that a varnam by definition has to be sung at the begining of the concert and not in the middle of the concert .I hope he takes note of such advice.It would be wonderful to see him sing the mangalam first so that no one need sit thru .... Bye Ragjay
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