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Sisters on centre stage
Prayogas at the madhyama and panchama carried punch, while unusual touches lit up the dhaivata and nishada suite. At the tara sthayi, it was a triumph of the nagaswaram style all the way, admirably executed, whether in the superfast passages or the ...
Gamaka, a guilty pleasure
In Carnatic Music, there are seven basic notes, christened Shadja (Sa), Rishabha (Ri), Gaandhaara (Ga), Madhyama (Ma), Panchama (Pa), Dhaivata (Da), Nishaada (Ni) and the recurring Shadja. The Shadja and Panchama excepted, these notes have at ...
In sync with her bani
Her extended bowing on madhyama and dhaivata in Khambodi, brought out the beauty of the raga. . She explored the contours of the raga by traversing smoothly across octaves.
Talent marred by rare blemishes
But before Thodi was fully exhausted, Sandeep launched into a gratuitous graha bhedam of Gambhira Nattai anchored at shuddha dhaivata and Bilahari at shuddha rishabha for which Vittal Ramamurthy's violin reinforced the shifts in tonic notes.
Tracery of delicate sancharas
Soothing karvais at the gandhara, dhaivata and shadja were take-off points for brigas akin to flashes of sunlight reflected from silvery shoals of darting fish.

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