Cadence Leisure organised efficiency of violinist Kala Ramnath, and Abhijit Banerjee on tabla; Swara Samrat Pageant
Cadence Leisure, a company primarily based in the USA of America, has offered over 24 dwell live shows thus far, showcasing each established and upcoming artists in Indian classical music from varied components of the nation. Just lately, this sequence included a violin efficiency by Kala Ramnath with Abhijit Banerjee on the tabla. The programme was devoted to Pandit Jasraj.
Ramnath started with Raga Jog. The playful and rhythmic type of the artist and the depth of melody entertained listeners. Within the vilambit gat, she selected to play a composition within the sluggish tempo of teentaal. She left a mark along with her originality and raagdari. In madhyalay gat in jhamptaal, the rendition was stuffed with soulful taans and vistaars. Within the drut gat, she performed a tarana in teentaal. Ramnath along with her brisk taan and tempo and Banerjee on the tabla attracted the eye of the viewers with a mix of tune and pace. Banerjee supplied lovely accompaniment and expressed many shades of laykari. The dialog between violin and tabla was fairly satisfying too. Ramnath additionally performed her guruji’s favorite piece “Mata Kalika” in Raga Adana. The night was concluded with a melodic Raga Bhairavi, “Mai savare rang raji”, one other well-known piece by Pandit Jasraj.
Amidst this tumultuous pandemic, Swara Samrat Pageant has organized a singular sequence of programmes on the digital platform. This four-month-long sequence will proceed as much as February in several corners of the nation. The capturing of the performances by eminent and upcoming artists has been organized in Calcutta, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Pune. Within the first episode, the younger vocalist, Anubhab Khamaru, was featured together with Indranil Bhaduri on the tabla and Jyotirmoy Banerjee on the harmonium. Khamaru offered vilambit, madhyalay and drut kheyals in Raga Bageshree. The freshness and uniqueness of his voice made his efficiency fascinating. The taans and vistaars within the vilambit kheyal have been arresting and created an satisfying atmosphere. The entire efficiency was a soulful expertise. He ended with a Kabir bhajan “Jal mein kumbh, kumbh mein jal hai”.
The second half of the primary episode was enriched with musicality by a duet rendition by Jayanti Kumaresh on the veena and Pravin Godhkhindi on the flute (image). Each of them commenced with Raga Haimavati or Hemavati, giving a melodious introduction to the raga, which was ornamented with vistaars and taans in a structured sample in aditaal. Raga Bhupali by Pravin Godhkhindi introduced out the fantastic thing about the raga owing to the glowing type of the artist. Kumaresh performed Vasanta exquisitely in mishra chapu and at last returned to Hemavati. The coordination between and tunefulness of each performers made the efficiency totally satisfying. U. Jayachandra Rao on the mridangam and Rabindra Yadagal on the tabla supplied in a position help. Rao and Yadagal offered a lovely tani avartanam as nicely. Music lovers might anticipate extra such performances because the live shows are to proceed each Sunday.