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Title Name: Nada Laya Tarangini - Audio Cd
Title Code : CDMM12
Artists: V.L.Kumar, Mudhra Bhaskar
Price: Rs. 100/-
   

Accompanied by

Violin Solo :V.L.Kumar

Mridangam :Mudhra Bhaskar

Ghatam :Pudukkottai Ramachandran

Morsing :N.Sundar
 

About the CD :
Contents :
Song Raga Tala Composer
Gajavadana (Ganesh Sangamam) Sriranjani Adi Papanasam Sivan
Endaro Mahanubavulu Sriragam Adi Thyagaraja
Saraswathi Namosthuthe Saraswathi Rupakam G.N.Balasubramaniam
Nagumomu Ganaleni Abheri Adi Thyagaraja
Nanatipadhuku Pahadi Adi Annamacharya
Theeradha Vilayattu Pillai Ragamalika Ekam (Kandam) Subramanya Bharathi
Profile :
V.L. KUMAR - Violin

V.L. Kumar hails from a traditional music family, his father being the well known violin vidwan V.L. Vedagiri. After having his intial training from his father, Kumar then underwent advanced training from M.S. Anantharaman and T.N. Krishnan.

Kumar has performed in all leading Sabhas in India and accompanied top ranking musicians like Dr. Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Madurai Somu, Dr. K.J. Yesudas, Dr. N. Ramani, Kadri Gopalnath, Mandolin Srinivas. He is the Asthana vidwan of Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt from 2002. Kumar is a staff artist of All India Radio since 1990. He has performed in many National programmes and Sangeetha Sammelanams.

Kumar is conducting a special project based on Carnatic and film music titled 'Ranjani Sriranjani' everyday in Vividbharathi, All India Radio along with M.R. Gopinath. Kumar leads the instrumental ensemble 'Vadya Tharangini' from 1991.

MUDHRA BHASKAR - Mridangam

Mudhra Bhaskar is a rare combination of a cultural organizer, mrudangist and printer. As the founder secretary of the organization Mudhra (the only full fledged sabha run by a musician), Bhaskar has a number of achievements to this credit. Mudhra which was started in 1995 by Bhaskar with a motto to blend entertainment and education in fine arts has indeed become a cultural movement.

As a mrudangam artist, Bhaskar had the opportunity of learning from top artists like Mannargudi A. Easwaran and Karaikudi R. Mani and now, he is undergoing advanced training from Thiruvarur Bakthavatsalam. He has been in the field for the past 30 years and has been accompanying several leading vidhwans. Every year, Bhaskar brings out the much acclaimed Music Planner - cum Directory containing complete database of musicians and music related personalities all over the globe.

Bhaskar is also the Associate Editor of the widely popular fine arts magazine Samudhra, which is creatively designed and printed by him. He was a District Chairperson for Fine Arts in the Lions Club District 324A1, Bhaskar has devised a special scheme to teach music to Government and Corporation School children and this has evinced tremendous response.

Some titles received by Bhaskar for his service to fine arts are Kala Seva Bharathi (Bharat Kalachar), Sabha Bhushan (Bhairavi Gana Sabha) and Kalasevak (Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer Trust).