Nadasurabhi Cultural Association located in Koramangala, Bangalore is in the forefront of promoting Classical Carnatic Music. Nadasurabhi conducts the highest quality music concerts every month and a week-long Annual Festival in November, free of charge to all rasikas. Our other events include a youth festival, Thyagaraja and Purandaradasa Aradhana, and music competitions for children.
Three Day Karnataka Vaibhava on 15th, 16th and 17th August 2014- a Grand Success.
On Independence Day this year and the weekend that followed, Nadasurabhi brought a unique festival of music. Just as the title suggests, Karnataka vaibhava highlighted the significant contribution of today's Karnataka state, to the development of Indian Classical Music. The beginning of carnatic music lessons to any student is with the varisais (swara sequences) in the raga mayamalavagowla followed by alankarams, geethams and swarajathis as framed and popularised by Sangeetha Pitamaha Purandara Dasa. Although he belongs to Karnataka, his work is everlasting and his reach is global. There are numerous composers and musicians from Karnataka who have similarly enriched the field of Indian Classical music over centuries.
In the three day Karnataka Vaibhava of Nadasurabhi there were three music concerts where in the compositions of prominent karnataka Composers were presented. Vidwan S.Shankar, on Independence Day and presented both rare and popular compositions of Mysore Vasudevachar, Bidaram Krishnappa, B.K.Padmanabha Rao, Harikesanallur Muthiah Bhagavathar, Jaya Chamarajendra Wodeyar, Y.K.Srikantaiah, Veena Seshanna and so on. The main ragam chosen was saveri and the kriti chosen for elaboration Sree Kaamakoti peetaasthithe by Mysore Sadashiva Rao. Sri.Shankar also sang Vande Mataram, a kannada adaptation by .........
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