36th year Art festival 2010 - 22nd December, 2010
Shanmatha Sangaman - Oneness
Smt.Rajeshwari Sainath presented the latter half of the vevning recital with her thematic presentation Shanmantha Sangamam.
She began with a invocation in praise of Lord Ganesha in Arabi Ragam.
She went on to the Varnam in praise of the almighty composed by Kavi Kannan in Tamil with music set by Shri.Balasai and rhythemic jathis section by Mridangam Maestro Karaikudi shri.G.Mani. The Varnam has beautiful sancharys of Arunagirinadhar, Bhanudhasa and the greatness of the name Hari and also the sanchari of Kalyanai Karumbu. It was interesting to see such rare sancharys with excellent jathi composition and swara patterns.
She then went on to the Krishna Astotram depicting various stories of Lord Krishna like Puthana,Govardhangiri and finally the vishwaroopa. The item was set in Ragamalika and story telling sequence was well narrated.
The orchestra provided necessary support for the recital.