Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
CDs & DVDs > Indian Classical Music > Twilight Strings: Raga Puriya Dhanashri (Audio CD)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Twilight Strings: Raga Puriya Dhanashri (Audio CD)

Twilight Strings: Raga Puriya Dhanashri (Audio CD)

Twilight Strings: Raga Puriya Dhanashri (Audio CD)

Specifications:

Kala Ramnath
Times Music (2009)

Item Code:
ICR595
Price:
$28.00
Discounted:
$21.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$7.00 (25%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Twilight Strings: Raga Puriya Dhanashri (Audio CD)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 7330 times since 17th Mar, 2011
About the CD

Puriya Dhanashri is an evening raga in the pooryi Thaat. According to Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande (1860-1936) one of the most influential North Indian musicologists in the early twentieth century each one of the traditional ragas is based on or is a variation of ten basic thaats or musical scales which act as framework.

Kala Begins her recital with a short alap slow introspective improvisation outlining the key melodic phrases of the raga and essentially capturing its unique mood.

The bada khayal Dhoondana Jaun is a creation of Manarang one of India’s greatest and most enigmatic eighteenth century composers famous for his khayal and dadras written in the style of dhrupad. The composition is set to Vilambit ektaal a rhythmic cycle of twelve beats played in a slow measured tempo. This pace is deliberately chosed to allow the soloist maximum space to explore fully the raga in the khayal style of elaboration. The lyric of the khayal reflects the playful nature of Lord Krishna.

‘Oh! Where do I look for you Krishna where are you hiding? The one with the crown on his head with ear rings the flute in his hand Manarang (the composer) is going round in circles looking for him.

The playfulness of the lyric is skillfully in the music as the rectal unfolds. The vocal composition is eloquently adapted onto violin with charm and fluency and those familiar with the composition will have the lyrics echoing in their mind as they listen.

Albeli Ghoonghat Kholo is a delightful Chotta khayal bandish composed by manarang set to teentaal a popular sixteen bear rhythmic cycle.

Fair Maiden lift your vell

Hiding behind that resides a face that looks like the moon.

In the second half or antara the fair maidem’s beauty is compared to the moon and the composer Manarang requests her to speak saying if you could look so beautiful then words uttered from your lips must also sound beautiful.

Puriya Dhanashri is concluded with a lively tarana composition which gives a suitable platform for kala’s stunning rhythmic vocal style which employs tabla and pakhawaj syllables like dhere dhere tun and terekete for words.

Hori is a light classical composition form associated with holi the festival of colors set to Raga Khamaj and a brisk tempo six beat dadra rhythm the mischievous Krishna is requested by his gopis (female followers) not to throw or spray colors on them during the festival.

Set to a slower Dadra the concluding Bhairavi composition is also based on a song about Lord Krishna.

Bhairavi is an auspicious raga traditionally played at the end of a redital. This time Krishna is referred to as a thief who has stolen a maiden’s heart. The maiden claims that Krishna stops her on her way teases her and twists her arm all without her consent.

The second stanza of krishna’s beauty and how he taken hold of her heart with his teatues embedded as a picture in her heart.

After meeting him she had lost her heart to him and was now along all again without her consent.

Kala Ramnath

Kala Ramnath is one of the most gifted violinists in the world today. Her immaculate bowing technique meticulous intonation and clarity of tone are the envy of many principal western violin soloists.

Having played a key role in popularizing the instrument in North Indian classical music Kala has in recent years been busy mesmerizing audiences worldwide with her spellbinding recitals. Her startling virtuosity and technical expertise is balanced by rare the depth of emotional intensity always present in her music.

Remarkably this is a one take recording without any studio edition no post process filtering or any electronic spatial improvements in the recording or mastering process something rarely achieved in modern day studio recording. It captures two of India’s most outstanding talents in a spontancous and uninterrupted flow of creative music making.

Kala Ramnath halls from a dynasty of musicians stretching over seven generations, She is the fourth generation violin remarkable players including such luminaries as Prof. T.N. Krishnan and Dr. N. Rajam form whom Kala received formative training.

Kala began her musical journey in 1969 at the age of just two. It was her grandfather A. Narayana Iyer who first nurtured her talents, initially introducing her to both Hindustani and carnatic music.

Violin has been established is the South Indian Carnatic music style since it was first introduced by Baluswami Dikshitar in the seventeenth century though mostly as an accompaniment to vocal music.

Attracted by the ornate and romantic Hindustani Khayal vocal Style Kala Chose north Indian music which gives the soloist wider improvisatory scope to elaborate on the raga.

For more than a decade Kala’s musical skills have been matured and refined by the legendary vocalist Pandit Jasraj who has introduced her to the intricacies of the Mewali gharana vocal style.

1 Raag Puriya Dhanashree – Alaap Gat in Vilabit Ektaal
Gat in Madhyalaya and Drut Teentaal
2Hori in Raag Khamaj
3Raag Bhairavi
I would like to acknowledge two of the finest artiste to emerge on the performing stage of Indian classical music Kala Ramnath and Yogesh Samsi. Both of these artists have literally grown up in front of me and so it is especially satisfying to see their incredible success in this very difficult tradition at such a young age. This recording is a great representation of the teachings of their Gurus. I wish them all success in their musical future with blessings.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Twilight Strings: Raga Puriya Dhanashri (Audio CD) (Indian Classical Music | CDs & DVDs)

Sadaram…Violin Carnatic Classical (Audio CD)
Jayadevan and Tiruvaarur Bakthavatsalam
Invis Multimedia (2009)
65 Minutes
Item Code: ICI091
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Learn To Play Violin  (DVD)
Smt. Kalpana Venkat
Super Audio (Chennai) Pvt. Ltd. (2010)
1 Hr. 26 Min.
Item Code: ICX082
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Yakshas Classical Fusion -  A Blend of Flute, Sitar, Violin, Electric Guitar, Tabla, Mridangam & Ghatam (Audio CD)
Various Artists
Super Audio (2006)
Item Code: ICQ007
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Classical Instrumental (Veena, Saxophone, Violin, Nadaswaram) (Volume 2) (MP3): 5 Hours Non Stop Play
Abirami (2006)
Item Code: ICR517
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Music For Reiki (Audio CD)
Kalpana Venkat (Violin) & Sivarama Krishana (Sitar)
Super Audio (Chennai) (2004)
58:49 Minutes
Item Code: ICG011
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bandish Symphony (Audio CD)
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
Times Music (2006)
Item Code: ICT264
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Exotic India you are great! It's my third order and i'm very pleased with you. I'm intrested in Yoga,Meditation,Vedanta ,Upanishads,so,i'm naturally happy i found many rare titles in your unique garden! Thanks!!!
Fotis, Greece
I've just received the shawl and love it already!! Thank you so much,
Ina, Germany
The books arrived today and I have to congratulate you on such a WONDERFUL packing job! I have never, ever, received such beautifully and carefully packed items from India in all my years of ordering. Each and every book arrived in perfect shape--thanks to the extreme care you all took in double-boxing them and using very strong boxes. (Oh how I wished that other businesses in India would learn to do the same! You won't believe what some items have looked like when they've arrived!) Again, thank you very much. And rest assured that I will soon order more books. And I will also let everyone that I know, at every opportunity, how great your business and service has been for me. Truly very appreciated, Namaste.
B. Werts, USA
Very good service. Very speed and fine. I recommand
Laure, France
Thank you! As always, I can count on Exotic India to find treasures not found in stores in my area.
Florence, USA
Thank you very much. It was very easy ordering from the website. I hope to do future purchases from you. Thanks again.
Santiago, USA
Thank you for great service in the past. I am a returning customer and have purchased many Puranas from your firm. Please continue the great service on this order also.
Raghavan, USA
Excellent service. I feel that there is genuine concern for the welfare of customers and there orders. Many thanks
Jones, United Kingdom
I got the rare Pt Raju's book with a very speedy and positive service from Exotic India. Thanks a lot Exotic India family for such a fantabulous response.
Dr. A. K. Srivastava, Allahabad
It is with great pleasure to let you know that I did receive both books now and am really touched by your customer service. You developed great confidence in me. Will again purchase books from you.
Amrut, USA.
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India