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.
a Tamil folk song that describes a beautiful woman and her devotion to the Hindu God Muruga. Annamalai Reddiyar (1865-1891)
Composer Tirukkokarnam Subbarama Bhagavatar (early 20th century)
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.
Composer Thygaraja (1767-1847)
Arranged by autorickshaw
Tala: Adi (8 beat cycle)
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,
Who is also dear to Thyagaraja.