19.01.2015 : Dr Pantula Rama concert .. tribute to Sri Nedunuri Krishnamurthy

DSC_1814Dr Pantula Rama started her concert with Thyagaraja Pancha Ratna krithi Sadhinchene O Manasa in Arabhi ragam. Next she moved to ragalapana in Bindumalini and rendered  Enta Muddo Enta Sogaso and ended with swara kalpana. Later she took up Nee bhakti bhagya sudhanidhi wth brief ragalapana in Jaya Manohari ragam. Then she started ragalapana in Behag and rendered Smarajanaka Subhacharita of Swati Thirunal followed by Brochevarevarura  in Sriranjani ragam. She has taken O Rangasai of Thyagaraja in Kambhoji as main piece and elaborated ‘on Bhuloka vaikuntam idiyani’. The tani avartanam by D S R Murthy went on well.

After the main piece she rendered a composition of Annamacharya tuned by Sri Nedunuri Krishnamurthy in Valaji ragam. Then she took up Ehi Murare Kunja Vihare in Misra Pahadi. Later she rendered Sakhi Ninnu Vidanadlene in Surati ragam and concluded the concert with a traditional Tillana in Kanada ragam.

Sri M.S.N. Murthy on violin and Sri D.S.R. Murthy on mridangam elevated the concert .