Raga Ruminations examines classical Indian ragas, typically one in each episode. The podcast covers the basic structure of the raga, its origin, popular songs - both classical and film songs - rendered in the raga.
#15 – Raga Shankarabharanam – Podcast
The Raga Shankarabharanam Podcast features Sanjay Subrahmanyan singing Swara Raga Sudha, Ustad Vilayat Khan playing on the sitar, K.S.Chithra singing Pulveli Pulveli, Kishore Kumar singing Sare Ko Sare Gama Ko Lekar, Do-Re-Mi from The Sound of Music and Jana Gana Mana. For a detailed post on Raga Shankarabharanam click here.
#14 – Raga Simhendramadhyamam – Podcast
The Raga Simhendramadhyamam Podcast features M.S. Subbalakshmi singing Ninne Nammiti, Pandit Ravi Shankar playing on the sitar, Uma Ramanan singing Ananda Ragam, Kavita Krishnamurthy singing Baje Koruno Sure and Hungarian minor scale. For more details on Raga Simhendramadhyamam click here.
#13 – Raga Sama – Podcast
The Raga Sama podcast features musical snippets of Sanjay Subramaniam singing Saanthamu Lekha and M.L.Vasanthakumari singing Annapoorne Visalakshi in the Carnatic tradition, and Vani Jairam singing Manasa Sancharare from the Telugu movie Shankarabharanam. Please wear headphones for a better listening experience. For more details on Raga Sama click here
#12 – Raga Keeravani – Podcast
The Raga Keeravani podcast features musical snippets of M.S.Subbalakshmi singing in the Carnatic tradition, Ustad Rashid Khan singing in the Hindustani tradition, Kishore Kumar singing Meri Bheegi Bheegi si from the Hindi movie Anaamika, Hariharan singing Khajuraho Kanavil from the Tamil movie Oru Naal Oru Kanavu and Beethoven’s Fur Elise on the piano. Please wear … Continue reading #12 – Raga Keeravani – Podcast
#11 – Raga Shubhapantuvarali – Podcast
The Raga Shubhapantuvarali podcast features musical snippets of Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer rendering Shri Satyanarayanam, SP Balasubramaniam singing Vaikarayil from the Tamil movie Payanangal Mudivathillai, and Manna Dey singing Jaago Re Prabhaat Aaya from the old Hindi movie Sant Gyaneshwar. You can read my earlier blog post on raga Shubhapantuvarali here.
#10 – Raga Vasantha – Podcast
The Raga Vasantha podcast features musical snippets of Trichur Brothers rendering a raga alapana, M.S.Subbulakshmi singing Seethamma Mayamma, Srinivas and Nityashree singing Minsaara Poove for the Tamil movie Padayappa. You can read my earlier blog post on raga Vasantha here. For a longer playlist on raga Vasantha click here.