musings on music and life

April 7, 2014

Adi thalam thani

Filed under: Carnatic Music — Tags: , — sankirnam @ 3:48 pm

Just recorded this at home a few days ago:

There was a strict 12 minute time limit for the recording, which is why I rushed at the end to complete the mohara and korvai. It’s insane how I managed to end on exactly 12 minutes to the dot. I had planned a rough outline in my head of some of the things I wanted to include (such as the beginning sequence with chatusram/tisram and the first korvai in 3 speeds), but the rest is pretty much improvised. If I had timed things better, I would have played the final farens, mohara, and korvai in kandam (5 per beat).

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