Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

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Ashwin
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#101

Post by Ashwin » 02 Feb 2009, 11:17

Found this promo on Youtube:

Tanjore S. Kalyanaraman -The Sunaadha Vinodhan
A Documentary on The Legend Tanjore S.Kalyanaraman

http://ca.youtube.com/watch?v=DLo9pjDqU1Q

IMHO the hamsanAdam AlApanA at the beginning is just a small taste of his genius!

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Post by balusatya » 17 Apr 2009, 22:50

I am impressed by his advice to Vidushi.Bhushani Kalyanaraman(Chat corner -Friday review Hindu today)"music should be your tapasya.Do not rest on your laurels.Always raise the bar and strive for excellence.Listen to and absorb from different banis,but sculpt an individual style,infusing your ideas and singing from the heart.work hard,with concentration ,irrespective of whether concerts come your way."-nicely reported by Mrs.Lalithaa Krishnan.
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Post by rajeshnat » 03 Jun 2009, 15:56

All,
Yesterday(June 2nd,2009) I had a chance to see about 30 minutes of the TSK - DVD that was screened , the DVD was the second of the series from swaathi's sanskrithi.It was brilliant one titled "Tanjore S kalyanaraman- ahead of his times".

Just recollecting few of the visual and audio experiences of that DVD. As I entered sikkil gurucharan was talking about kApi madhurapuna krithi in kApi and as he finished out popped up the krithi of TSK.Then violinist sanjeev talked beautifully about the way TSK has handled hameerkalyAni .

AnurAdha sriram spoke briefly about the way TSK handles few rare krithi and out popped up "uNNai arindhavar" , it was a beautiful rAgam and loads of melody i did not get that rAgam. Gurucharan briefly came back again and talked about dwijAvanthi and out popped ashtapathi . Then sandeep nArayanan (I have seen him a lot in rAgasudha as a rasika , never knew his face), he spoke beautifully and aptly about dwi madhyama handling by TSK . There was a brief talk by sanjay subrahmanyan where he said next to KSK he is heavily influenced by him.

PERHAPS THE BEST OF BEST TRIBUTE was by mahA vidwan Prof TRS who said about his contemporary TSK ,he said like thyagarAja TSK is recognized much much more only after leaving all of us , that was a fitting tribute.

There was also a brief senjuruTTi "vAzhum vazhi KAttu" , but the best moment was when subramania bharathi sketch was drawn, and then a sumenasa ranjani??? krithi "uNNmai arindavar" popped out.

Subramania BharathiyAr lyrics with TSK delivery was an unforgettable combination, what an expression and what a blend.

:cool: karni,
I wish you were there , you are the karana kartha for me to appreciate TSK and TRS and when vidwan TRS talked about TSK I was thinking about you. I bought both dvds (the first volume was screened last year) , they both cost 400 Rs (second one is Rs 250/-). I will gift both of that to you, just in case if you dont have it. :) :)


More writeup about dvd (added on June 09th,2009):
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http://rasikas.org/forum/viewtopic.php? ... s-dvd.html
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Post by coolkarni » 03 Jun 2009, 16:29

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Post by coolkarni » 03 Jun 2009, 17:23

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Post by rajeshnat » 03 Jun 2009, 21:09

coolkarni wrote:The second time I met Lalgudi at his home,the session was devoted to the types of music I liked and understood .
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Those two artists , did not get , what they deserved.In their own lifetime.
(kadikyavendudu kadikyaley ) Anaaaa .....Romba Buddhishallee

These were his exact words
:cool:
WHich year was this session. A truly great recommendation for you which in turn helped all of us here. evarani nee with neraval was rare and great.

Appended on June 12th,2009:
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SBKanthan- DVD on SKR

http://rasikas.org/forum/viewtopic.php? ... s-dvd.html
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Post by rshankar » 03 Jun 2009, 23:09

Rajesh,

IIRC, Kji met with Sri LGJ rather recently, within the last 1-2 years. Kji was being modest... :cool:
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Post by sanvenk » 05 Jun 2009, 16:23

rajeshnat wrote:All,
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There was also a brief senjuruTTi "vAzhum vazhi KAtti"
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Rajeshnat, I do not know if you or anyone noticed. In the last song, he did sruthibedam in senjuriti. He sang Bilahari in anu pallavi and Karaharapriya in charanam. This shows his inimitable skill in the art where he could even think of doing sruthibedam even in ragams like senjuriti. Hats off to this mahavidwan!.

The song was tuned by him.
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Post by munirao2001 » 20 Sep 2009, 10:43

On Voice Culture Research of Maestro TSK
I was fortunate to attend a seminar on Voice Culture Organized by Brihadhwani and ITC Sangeeth Peeth, Kolkata, at Music Academy, Chennai. Great Maestros/Maestros from both Classical CM and HM and Film Music presented papers and talks, presided over by Shri KVN.
Shri TSK presented his paper. He had mentioned that the problems of his naturally endowed voice in it's usage and deliverance of his ideas, prompted him to make a deep study and the paper is the result of this study(I would term it , as a research paper).
At the end of the seminar, my Guru and Father Sandhyavandanam Srinivasa Rao went up to TSK and hailed his paper was the Best of all the papers presented at the Seminar. TSK was moved and said the compliments and blessings from him, made him immensely happy( moved and was in tears).
I strongly wish that this paper has to be published for the benefit of all students, teachers and practitioner's of CM, if not already published. Smt Bhushany Kalyanaraman, if she is in possession of the paper or Brihadhwani can arrange for it's publication.
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Post by balakk » 21 Sep 2009, 19:39

I'm just discovering this great vidwan, the RTP here is magical:

http://www.sangeethapriya.org/Downloads/skr/msgkm/

It's a Ranjani family RTP - Ranjani, Manoranjani, Janaranjani and SriRanjani - if I've got them all right.

I'm floored how beautifully he blends in these contrasting ragas together. MSG gives inimitable support, and this track is a sublime hearing experience.
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#111 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by ragam-talam » 14 Mar 2010, 03:53

Just came across this nice article on SKR: He loved to experiment
>>Kalyanaraman’s musical experiments fructified as original varnams, kritis in rare ragas like Madhuri and Vanathi, tillanas and ashtaragamalikas.

Are there any recordings of renderings of his compositions?
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#112 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by rajeshnat » 14 Mar 2010, 10:29

ragam-talam wrote: >>Kalyanaraman’s musical experiments fructified as original varnams, kritis in rare ragas like Madhuri and Vanathi, tillanas and ashtaragamalikas.

Are there any recordings of renderings of his compositions?
I have his ashtarAgamAliga and rare thillanas especially the gavathi is rare and a raga not attempted by anyone . MAdhuri and vanathi no idea . Send me a personal mail.
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#113 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by venkatakailasam » 03 Nov 2010, 15:39

Here is an Ashtapathi By Tanjore S Kalyana raman:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0P9YV7g_i4

E'-SWARA-02-Shri. S Kalyana Raman-Ashtapathi-anila tarala kuvalay-SudhS arang.flv



The Song Is commenced with Charanam ya ramita vanamalina -16th Ashtapathi (Shri Raadhika's plight of suffering due to Viraha Thaapam and started blabbering like a mad person in imagining Krishna being in company of other Gopis.(13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Ashtapadis

P: anila tarala kuvalaya nayanena tapati na saki salaya shayanena
C: ya ramita vanamalina sakhi
1: vikasita sarasija lalita mukhena sphutati na sa manasija vishikhena
2: amrta madhura mrdutara vacanena jvalati na sa malayaja pavanena
3: sthala jalaruha rucikara caranena luthati na sa hima kiranikarena
4: sajala jalada samudaya rucirena dalati na sa hrdi viraha bharena

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fduddy
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#114 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by fduddy » 22 Dec 2010, 19:41

Will we be able to get these kind of musicains ever again.
Perfection, sruthi perfection, manodharmam at its best...
http://www.mediafire.com/?lnncgjjuaycjb2a
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#115 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by vs_manjunath » 23 Dec 2010, 08:51

Would love to (re) post SK's Purandharadasa Song in Gangeyabhusini. Raga elaborated followed by the song "sulabha pUjeya mAdi", which has an excellent meaning to convey in the lyrics. It's just amazing!
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#116 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by kedharam » 15 Jan 2011, 01:32

'Will we be able to get these kind of musicains ever again.'

never.

thanks for bAgAyanayya
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#117 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by cpblog » 02 Jun 2011, 20:02

Vidwan S.Kalyanaraman performing in "Parvathi", Mysore
Ramanavami Festival on April 20, 1973

Accompanied by Parur M.S. Gopalakrishnan --- Violin
Karaikudi Mani -------- Mridangam
H.P.Ramachar ------ Khanjira

Please [email protected] http://chowdaiahandparvati.blogspot.com/
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#118 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by balakk » 02 Jun 2011, 21:45

Sanjay Subrahmanyan's tribute to SKR:

http://sanjaysub.blogspot.com/2011/06/t ... n-skr.html

It appears to be SKR's 81st birthday today, and Sanjay has been awarded the "SKR award for excellence" this year.
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#119 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by mahavishnu » 03 Jun 2011, 09:12

Thanks, Balakk for posting this here. That was a very nice tribute. It is truly touching when Sanjay says that he is where is today, because of SKR's music.

From what I see, Sanjay's concert at the SKR memorial event was spectacular. I hope the concert gets released commercially!
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#120 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by mahavishnu » 08 Oct 2011, 05:43

Here's a link to some generous excerpts from SB Kanthan's new documentary on SKR (released earlier this year; see detailed discussion on dwimadhyama ragas in a thread on Sanjay's concert)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVqSagm- ... ture=feedu
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#121 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by cienu » 08 Oct 2011, 20:54

Wonderful link. A must view for all TSK lovers . Thank you Mahavishnu :)
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#122 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by balakk » 26 Dec 2011, 20:11

A rare video of SKR singing, accompanied by MSG, UKS and Vinayakram.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UjnsdFipug
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#123 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by vasanthakokilam » 27 Dec 2011, 04:49

Thanks balakk.
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#124 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by mahavishnu » 27 Dec 2011, 07:09

What a gem, balakk. Such camaraderie between the artistes and the nonchalant ease with which they come together!
That brigha at the end of the pallavi is to die for.
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#125 Re: Tanjavur S Kalyanaraman

Post by rajeshnat » 27 Dec 2011, 08:35

lovely one , see the distance of mike too
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