Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and lalgudi Vijayalakshmi @ MFAC 1-1-2020

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Venkat Ramachandran
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#1 Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and lalgudi Vijayalakshmi @ MFAC 1-1-2020

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Prof Trichy S.Sankaran
V.Suresh

1) Varnam - Atana - LGJ
2) mErusamaana - Mayamalavagowla - T
3) Sabaapatikku - Abhogi - GKB
4) amba nIlayatakshi - Neelambari - MD
5) ninnu Vina marigalada - Reethigowla - SS
6) kamalamba bhajare - Kalyani - MD
7) Thani
8) RTP in three ragams : Bhairavi Saraswathi Sree

Pallavi : Bhairavi devi bhavani saraswathi vina vadini sree lakshmi namosthuthe

9)Ayye methakadinam - Ragamalika - GKB
10)kUmaraguruparam - thiruppugazh - DWIJAVANTHI
11) Thillana - Mand - LGJ
12) Mangalam

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#2 Re: Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and lalgudi Vijayalakshmi @ MFAC 1-1-2020

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Please post detailed review about the concert.This pair is doing a great job doing full justice to Lalgudi Bani besides having evolved a style of their own.

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#3 Re: Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and lalgudi Vijayalakshmi @ MFAC 1-1-2020

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It was a masterclass performance, soaked in melodic beauties and richness of phrasing. And topped up by Sankaran sir and V Suresh who showed us how to actually play a percussion instrument instead of just hitting it.

RTP was in chatushra aTa 2 kalai +1 eDuppu with 2 arudhis for all 3 ragas. It was a tightrope. The dwijAvanti tiruppugazh was new to me.

There was quite a sizeable crowd this year. I didn't want to live review it, it would just detract from the experience of being all ears.

Also fitting that our MKR listened to this as one of his last attended concerts just days before passing on.

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Concert after concert the pair GJRK-LV give great performances and are not reviewed much.They deserve Sangeethakalanidhi title when several artists much lesser have been given the title.
This is the on;y way for Music Academy to absolve themselves for not giving the title in time to the great legend Lalgudi jayaraman.
Music Academy has strange ways - not hosting Vijaya Siva year after year.

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#5 Re: Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and lalgudi Vijayalakshmi @ MFAC 1-1-2020

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Let the Music Academy confer the SK on the Lalgudi siblings soon, and we can all be happy. They certainly deserve it. Will they be the very first siblings (not so-and-so brothers or sisters to receive the award?).

It's bitter sweet for us now, with the smile MKR puts on our faces as we think about him and watch him--and then a tinge of sadness in our hearts to realize he's no more. He would have truly loved this concert, Bhagwan. Hope we can continue as he did, with a smile on his face and joy in his heart while facing life's trials with such courage and hope...

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C Saroja and Lalita have been awarded.

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#7 Re: Lalgudi GJR Krishnan and lalgudi Vijayalakshmi @ MFAC 1-1-2020

Post by arasi »

Bhagwan,
I meant brother and sister combination. We also have the Sikkil sisters for that matter, don't we?

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