Monday, October 19, 2015
Devotion, with a light touch
As part of Prasar Bharathi-Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan series, Vijayawada Akashvani presented an enjoyable light, devotional and folk music treat at G.V.R.Government College of Music and Dance. The pleasant atmosphere and the spacious ground attracted a large crowd.
The musical treat started with light songs rendered by well-known graded artistes Malladi Swathi, Garimella Balakrishna Prasad and N.C.Sridevi with good instrumental support coming from L.Prabhakar, M.Israel, G.Sridhar Kumar, V.Vighneswara Rao, Suresh Nandan, V.Ramachandra Murthy, K.Nanda Kumar, O.V.S.Guru Prasad and Sivarama Reddy. All the songs rendered by the singers were melodiously composed and efficiently conducted by Ogeti Venkata Ramana, reputed composer and lyricist.
Malladi Swathi, a mellow and sweet voiced singer rendered Sumalu takagane and Inkonchemsepu kadalaku written by V.Nagalakshmi and Indraganti Srikanta Sarma respectively. Next, N.C.Sridevi sang Mamakosam and Chigurakupenned by Sujatha Devi and V.L.N.Sarma respectively. The final treat in the light music part was presented by Garimella Balakrishna Prasad, noted composer and singer of Annamacharya kirtanas. He sang Gatam Gandhalu written by Vaddepalli Krishna and Kalamto penned by Kalaga Krishnamohan.
The next part of the program was a seasoned rendering of Kannada devotional songs by Chetana Acharya of Bangaluru, an experience singer with a lilting voice.She rendered Daniyanodi nenu of Purandaradasa in ragam Varamu, a RagamalikaNannenuballe of Vadiraja, Eno tumtatene of Mahipati Dasa, Baro Krishnaiah of Kanaka Dasa in Misra Masdi, Ram Ram Enniro of Purandara Dasa and lastly the ever popular Krishna nee Begane Baro of Vyasarayar in Yaman. Chetana’s presentation was polished and melodious.
She was well supported by B.V.Durgabhavani (violin), K.Sadgurucharan (mridangam), P.V.K.D.K.Sarma (flute) and L.Prabhakar (tabla).The final part in the programme came in the shape of an enchanting Telangana folk art form Chindu Yakshaganam charmingly performed by noted Chindu Yakshaganam exponent Gaddam Thammayya and his troupe
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