Sri Ramnad Krishnan was a unique artiste whose music was greatly appreciated for its finesses and felicity. Backed by a resonant voice, he could verily cast a spell and mesmerise his audiences, holding them captive with his virtuosity. He continues to live on in the hearts of music students and rasikas the world over as a truly inspirational artiste.

Swathi Soft Solutions brings to you, in this App, a beautiful collection of masterpieces rendered by legendary musician Sri Ramnad Krishnan at two of his live performances, one in the USA and the other at the Mylapore Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Also featured in this app is a collection of four Ragam Thanam Pallavis and a few other songs from archival recordings of Sri Ramnad Krishnan.

A documentary "Musician's Musician" on the great musician is also included in this app.

Track List:
Ragam Tanam Pallavi
1. Dr. Reeta Rajan, Student of Shri Ramnad Krishnan explains the Pallavis
2. Varali - Ragam Tanam Pallavi
3. Bhairavi - Ragam Tanam Pallavi
4. Thodi - Ragam Tanam Pallavi
5. Sahana - Ragam Tanam Pallavi
6. Parulanamata - Kapi - Javeli
7. Thilana - Poorna Chandrika
8. Govardana - Dharbari Kanada

Live at USA
1. Jayamanohari kriti talam: Adi - Yagnadulua of Tyagaraja, with a sparkling exchange of kalpana svara-s between the vocalist and the flautist.

2. Harikambhoji kriti talam: Adi - Enduku nirdaya of Tyagaraja a favourite kriti of the artist. Highly innovative neraval at an uncommon juncture followed by kalpana svara

3. Hamsanadam kriti talam: Adi - Banturitia, a Tyagaraja kriti song with a lively raga alapana and kalpana svara.

4. Kiravanikriti talam: Adi - Kaligiyuntea of Tyagaraja, with elaborate raga alapana, neraval and svara, followed by a lively tani avartanam - 5. Behag javali talam: Rupakam
Samayamidea the Behag raga javali of Patnam Subramanya Iyer, with a highly innovative raga alapana.

6. Ragamalika - Viruttam sung in the raga-s Saveri, Sahana and Surati, brings out the extraordinary innovative skills of the artist.

Live at Kapaleeswarar Temple:
1. Bahudari - kriti - talam: Adi - "Brova bharama" of Tyagaraja. The raga alapana is so fresh and captivating and the svara kalpana is equally attractive

2. Nayaki - kriti - talam: Adi - Nee Bhajanaghana a Madhyamakala kriti in this raga

3. Sankarabharanam - kriti - talam: Misra chapu - “Akshaya linga vibho" of Muthuswami Dikshitar, a masterpiece and also a favourite of the artist, is presented with a traditional raga alapana ,neraval and kalpana svara.

4. Nitimati - Kriti - talam: Rupakam - “Mohanakara" a 60th Melakarta raga kriti of Koteeswara Iyer

5. Madhyamavati - kriti - talam: Adi - “Karpagame kan parai", the famous kriti of Papanasam Sivan is rendered with a highly creative alapana and svara prastara, followed by tani avartanam on the mridangam.

6. Bhairavi - Thevaram - talam: Triputa - “Kadalagi" a thevaram by Tirunyanasammandar. It is beautifully constructed like a padam

7. Saveri - javali - talam: Adi - "Muttavaddura", the Saveri raga javali of Tanjavur Cinnayya, with a dominant javali gait in desadi.

8. Kanada - javali - talam: Misra chapu - “Charumati upacaramu" an anonymous javali with a mild javali lilt, sung with high musical emotion. Raga alapana is crisp & fresh

9. Sindhubhairavi - tiruppugaz - talam: tiruppugaz - “Karanamadaga vandu", the tiruppugaz song of Saint Arunagirinathar in a tiruppugaz tala with 9 counts gives a short, brilliant outburst of the attractive desya raga.

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