It’s quite obvious from my post’s title. The song I’d be discussing today is the classic Endaro Mahanubavulu, the last of the Thyagaraja’s pancharatna kritis. You might ask me what’s so special about this song, and I have just one answer—the song symbolizes happiness.
Set in the ever-beautiful Shree ragam...(more)
Happy, cheerful, and vivacious—these are the three adjectives I’d like to give for the melodious Carnatic raga, Hamsadhvani. Hamsadhvani translates to “Sound of Swans”, indeed as beautiful as the rich, white swans. It’s a Janya raga (derived from one of the 72 Melakartha ragas), and was first int...(more)