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Autorickshaw Duo South Indian folk/classical mix

Vocalist Suba Sankaran and tabla player Ed Hanley, excerpts from the Intimate Series at Kamasutra in Toronto. May 30, June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, 2013 1522 Bayview Ave, 7pm start. Songs: Manju Nihar: a Tamil folk song that describes a beautiful woman and her devotion to the Hindu God Muruga. Annamalai Reddiyar (1865-1891) Purvi Tillana: Composer Tirukkokarnam Subbarama Bhagavatar (early 20th century) Raga: Purvikalyani Tala: Rupaka (3 beat cycle) Tillana is a compositional form emerging from the dance genre of south India. It is usually fast-paced and rhythmically energetic, and uses south Indian solfege syllables, drum and dance syllables. Ganamurthy: Composer Thygaraja (1767-1847) Arranged by autorickshaw Raga: Ganamurthy Tala: Adi (8 beat cycle) lyrics Ganamurthy Sri Krishna Venu Ganalola Thribhuvana Pala Pahi Maninee Mani Sri Rukmini Manasapahara Marajanaka Dhivya Navaneetha Chora Nandhasathkisora Naramithra Dheera Narasimha Soora Navamega Theja Nagajasahaja Narakanthakaja Natha Thyagaraja --- Oh Krishna! The divine flautist, Your are the embodiment of music, The protector of three worlds, The consort of Rukmini, who dwells in the hearts of many. The playful Krishna, the butter thief, Dear to mankind, The destroyer of evil, And all-powerful, Who is also dear to Thyagaraja.


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