Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

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#1 Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by natarajan_rasika » 18 Sep 2018, 11:51

Vocal : Sanjay Subrahmanyan
Violin : S. Varadarajan
Mridangam: Neyveli . B . Venkatesh
Sep 16th - Santa Clara Convention Center
Waited for a day before submitting this as I was hoping some of the experts would be able to submit earlier. If anyone else attended please help fill up the remaining details. Being a novice could not identify Ragas during RTP and for a few other songs.

1. Natai?

2. Tyagaraja Palayashumam - Gowlai- Muthuswami DIkshithar

3. O Raajeevaksha - Arabhi - Misra Chapu - TyAgarAja

4. Kaa Vaa Vaa - VarAli
Such a powerful rendition

5. Karuna Joodu Ninnu NamminA - Shree
Beautiful Alapana -
6. Main Piece - BAgumeera Kanu natho - Shankarabharanam
Again a wonderful AlApanA teasing the audience inbetween with some western notes sangadhis.

7. Entha Cheluvake Magalanu Yagapriya - Adi - Purandaradasa
He announced that this was Yagapriya after the song. Listened to the Youtube version few days back and was a pleasure to hear this beautiful piece rendered live

8. MAmava jagadIshvara - sarasvatimanOhari - Adi - Swati Thirunal

9. RTP: - Eppadi Paadinaro Appadi paada aasai kondaenae - Ragams(?).
He did mention Garudadhwani inbetween.

10. Charanumule Nammithi - Kapi - Bhadhrachala RAmadAs
He asked the audience if it was enough and I thought he was going to finish. Already at 3 hour mark.
Post this he started off on a sequence of beautiful Tamizh compositions.

11. Noolai padi Sanga Tamizh
12. Nijagaadha Yedhunandhane - Sindhubhairavi - Adi
13. Virutham - followed by Karpagame - Madhayamavathi
Didnt catch the lyrics of the Virruththam but a beautiful one on Devi

14. .... Pasum Valli Mallinam - Thamizh song - did not catch the lyrics
15. Thanam - Ragam(?) - Adi
16. Dhikku TheriyAda KAttil -
17. Ramanai Bhajanithal - Mand - Adi
Such a beautiful song - Apt for the times

18. Eppo Varuvaaro - Dont know if it was shenjuruTTi or jOnpuri
19. Mangalam + Vande Mataram

Overall 4+hours with one sip of water during RTP. He had just performed the day before at Seattle and flew down in the morning to the Bay Area. Where does he draw the energy from?
Packed hall. His voice is so powerful and breath control is amazing. In many instances during the Shree and Shankarabharanam he was holding onto a note for such a long time.
Such amazing support from S.Varadarajan and Neyveli Venkatesh on Mridangam. They exude the same amount of energy and match him swaram to swaram and aksharam to aksharam. Especially the mridangam playing was a joy to listen to.
Sanjay has been singing quick swaram patterns aptly matched by the violinist.
The team is amazing and unmatched in performance techniques of late. Any concert I hear with this team has been beyond words and so much for the audience to look forward to. Junior was seated throughout and mesmerized by his idol.
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#2 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by Pratyaksham Bala » 18 Sep 2018, 12:13

11. nUlaip paDi sangat tamizh - Bharatidasan
12. aSTapadi ?
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#3 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by rajeshnat » 18 Sep 2018, 12:57

natarajan_rasika wrote:
18 Sep 2018, 11:51
9. RTP: - Eppadi Paadinaro Appadi paada aasai kondaenae - Ragams(?).
He did mention Garudadhwani inbetween.
12. Nijagaadha Yedhunandhane - Sindhubhairavi - Adi
18. Eppo Varuvaaro - Dont know if it was shenjuruTTi or jOnpuri
Thank you natarajan_rasika. 4 Hours in BayArea is always a rich fare for music. I recollect in some review that sanjay sang this pallavi that you mentioned in Abheri. The eppo varuvaaro in in JOnpuri , popularized by MMI composed by Gopalakrishna Bharathy.The sindhubhairavi is indeed jayadeva ashtapadi. Thank you for the song list , these kind of concerts should never go unnoticed by world. I was not sure if it was SIFAS or Sankritilaya or some other organization, i just googled to find out that the concert was organized by sankritilaya, kudos to organizing team and A plus performers. In my life I want to atleast be once in bayarea to hear any of my 10 top favorites for hearing these 4 hour + concerts.
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#4 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by keentolearn » 18 Sep 2018, 16:09

Sounds like a gorgeous concert!

Very curious about no 14: Pasum Valli Mallinam - Thamizh song - did not catch the lyrics
Can someone enlighten, please? Would be great if the lyrics are online :)

Thanks in advance.
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#5 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by rshankar » 18 Sep 2018, 22:07

Thank you for your review! Seems to have been a great concert.....

7. should be enthA (यॆन्था) celuvagE magaLanu koTTanu girirAjanu nODammA - it is a lovely nindA stuti from Sri Purandara Dasaru

I first heard Smt. DKP sing this - Sri Vijay Siva also includes this in his concerts.
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#6 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by natarajan_rasika » 20 Sep 2018, 10:22

rshankar wrote:
18 Sep 2018, 22:07
Thank you for your review! Seems to have been a great concert.....

7. should be enthA (यॆन्था) celuvagE magaLanu koTTanu girirAjanu nODammA - it is a lovely nindA stuti from Sri Purandara Dasaru

I first heard Smt. DKP sing this - Sri Vijay Siva also includes this in his concerts.
Thank you for the correction. Picked up the spelling from google & youtube. It would be good to have lyrics in all Devanagiri languagues so that pronounciation can be maintained while transliterating to English.
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#7 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by natarajan_rasika » 20 Sep 2018, 10:24

keentolearn wrote:
18 Sep 2018, 16:09
Sounds like a gorgeous concert!

Very curious about no 14: Pasum Valli Mallinam - Thamizh song - did not catch the lyrics
Can someone enlighten, please? Would be great if the lyrics are online :)

Thanks in advance.
This was a Murugan song. Haven't been able to find lyrics anywhere. Still waiting to see if anyone else will share/write about song list somewhere on the web.
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#8 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by kvchellappa » 20 Sep 2018, 16:49

You can write to Sanjay ([email protected]). He will reply.
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#9 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by keentolearn » 20 Sep 2018, 17:57

Thanks for your replies natarajan_rasika & kvchellapa.

I couldn't think of troubling Sri Sanjay while he's on tour.
I'll wait, maybe someone will reply here itself. Or, I'll ask around.
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#10 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by natarajan_rasika » 21 Sep 2018, 00:23

Just saw the full song list in complete detail published by carnaticalifornia on facebook. Don't want to copy it here without their permission. Link provided below. If you have facebook account you should be able to read the excellent review
https://www.facebook.com/carnaticalifo ... _tn__=K-R
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#11 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by rajeshnat » 21 Sep 2018, 05:58

natarajan_rasika wrote:
21 Sep 2018, 00:23
Just saw the full song list in complete detail published by carnaticalifornia on facebook. Don't want to copy it here without their permission. Link provided below. If you have facebook account you should be able to read the excellent review
https://www.facebook.com/carnaticalifo ... _tn__=K-R
carnaticacalifornia or is that surabhi vijay,
I read the lovely review , God bless the writer and the singers and most importantly organizers who just gave T I M E.
I am assuming the writer is surabhi vijay, just a cursory glance with photos she has also written other reviews (read the GV review also which i did not know).
I donot have facebook but had to borrow some one else in family to read it .Surabhi if you are part of the forum just say HI in this thread.You can choose to post here or not as per your wish.
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#12 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by keentolearn » 21 Sep 2018, 07:07

Thanks! Just read the list.

natarajan_rasika - seer valar pasum togai mayilan is a gorgeous song, i think the lyrics are somewhere on rasikas.org, with explanation...
and SS singing it is availabe online; i can't for the moment recall where, but when i do, i will post a link here
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#13 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by Pratyaksham Bala » 21 Sep 2018, 07:46

keentolearn wrote:
21 Sep 2018, 07:07
... seer valar pasum togai mayilan is a gorgeous song, i think the lyrics are somewhere on rasikas.org, with explanation ...
viewtopic.php?f=11&t=30297&p=326272&hil ... ai#p326272
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#14 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by rshankar » 21 Sep 2018, 07:54

sIr vaLar pasun-tOgai - is a kAvaDi cindu
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#15 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by keentolearn » 21 Sep 2018, 09:00

I remembered! the kavadi chindu we're discussing is here, and natarajan_rasika, the viruttam on the Devi, may be here too, not sure if it's the same one
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cuwKZfzn84&t=167s
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#16 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by HarishankarK » 21 Sep 2018, 09:57

Entha cheluvage - Bhimplas version by DKP very nice.
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#17 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by rageshr2000 » 21 Sep 2018, 23:43

The Vituttam that prefixed Karpagame Kadaikkan Parai was the one from Karpagambal pathigam.

The stanza goes as follows (Lyric courtesy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbztxBkvt_E). Apparently, someone posted on Facebook as well that this is inscribed in the walls of the Karpagagambal Sannidhi in Mylapore Kapaleeshwarar temple. He sang these lines in Kalyani, Sahana, Hamsanandi and Madhyamavathi.

திரு. தாக்க்ஷி அருணாச்சலம் அவர்கள் அருளிய

திருமயிலை கற்பகாம்பாள் பதிகம்

பூரணி........ மனோன்...மணி.... தயா...பரி பரா..பரி
புரா...தனி தராதரமெலாம்.... புத்துடன்....அளித்த சிவசக்தி ...
இமவா...ன் உதவுபுத்ரி... மகமா....யி என்றே....
சீரணி தமிழ் கவிதைப்பாடி முறையிடுவது செவிதனுக்கு ஏறவிலையோ....
தே.....ஹீ என்றால்உனக்கு ஈ....ய வகையில்லையோ....
தீ..ன இரட்சகி அலையோ....
ஆ.....ர் உலகினில் பெற்ற தாயன்றி மக்கள்தமை ஆதரிப்பவர் ஆர் சொலாய்...
அன்னையே....
இன்னும் பராமுகம் பண்ணாமல் அடியேனை இரட்சி கண்டாய்...
மே...ருவை வளைத்தவினடத்தில் வளரமுதமே ...
விழிபொழில் திருமயிலை வாழ்
விறை...மலர்குழல் வல்லி....
மறைமலர்ப்பத வல்லி.....
விமலி....
கற்பக வல்லியே.......
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#18 Re: Sanjay Subrahmanyan - Bay Area - Sep 16 2018

Post by arasi » 23 Sep 2018, 08:11

What a review, CarnatiCalifornia, befitting the grandeur of the concert!
Details about the concert are delivered seamlessly, with the help of impressions collected in tranquility. No bias of any kind clouds the evaluation of the performance. The review is presented delightfully, letting us fully feel the atmosphere of the evening. Bless you, Surabhi (and company?).

rAgamAlikA (bhArathi's): dikku theriyAda kATTil (in the woods, not kATRil-which is the wind).
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