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Archive for August 2011

Episode 78: Featured Composition - Sankari Sankuru - Part II

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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We continue our analysis of the Shyama Shastri composition: Sankari Sankuru in the raaga Saveri. Using several phrases and snippets from the Anupallavi and Charanam portions of this composition, Vidya illustrates how the composer has skillfully weaved in some of the subtle nuances of this wonderful raaga.

Episode 77: Featured Composition - Sankari Sankuru - Part 1

Monday, August 8th, 2011
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In this episode we feature a Shyama Shastri composition: Sankari Sankuru, in the raaga Saveri set to Adi tala in Tisra gati. Vidya covers the high-level meaning of the song as well as showcases some of the salient Saveri phrases that Shyama Shastri has skillfully used in the Pallavi of this song.