A Kanyakumari

Prashantham

A.Kanyakumari and Janardan Mitta

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Prashantham

A.Kanyakumari and Janardan Mitta

This album is the coming together of two doyens in their respective fields resulting in a serene and tranquil musical experience that delves into the depths of classical music. It is a magnificent blend of pure classicism from both the Carnatic and Hindusthani styles of music rendered in their inimitable styles, creating a soul stirring and therapeutic experience to the listeners. Devoid any rhythmical support the ragas simply flow effortlessly and seamlessly between the two geniuses. For the music student this could well be a profound study of the Raga system in the two classical traditions. A divine feast !

Kalaimamani A. Kanyakumari is a top and leading violinist in Carnatic Music strictly adhering to the traditional form of Carnatic Music as soloist, accompanist, teacher, innovator and organizer, dedicating life to Music alone. She has performed in US, France, UK, Mexico, Switzerland, Canada, Dubai, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia and Srilanka both as Soloist and an accompanist. Besides being a performing artist she is an excellent Teacher. She is a recipient of numerous titles and awards.

Pandit Janardan Mitta attained the excellence of a consummate, elegant artist that he is today, under the tutelage of the renowned Sitar maestro Pandit Ravishankar of the Maihar gharana. Pandit Janardan Mitta has traveled widely across the country and abroad holding the interest of audiences with his inimitably delicate style. In recognition of his lucid expression and profound rendition of raga music worldwide, The Indian Express, Ahmedabad acknowledges, "...his Shruthilaya is impeccable, his Ragabhava mature, his touch soft, his rendition melodious and impact soulful... He is gifted with that elusive quality, 'Nada', which all musicians seek..."

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