Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Oh My GOD!! Just can't believe this!


Voila, I've completed successful one year of Blogging. I just cannot believe this... Aah... it's true!!! RedJumpBlueJump

Exactly on this day, last year, my first writing Dasavatharam Music Review was up. I never thought I would complete one year, but it happened. Yes, only with your support!! Not Worthy

Thank you very much for your support and the encouragement! Thank You Not Worthy

Special thanks to my inspirational bloggers Karthik and Suresh . Thank You

I look forward to your continued support! Not Worthy


Excited,Swing Head
Vinith... Smoke Smirk

11 comments:

வெங்கிராஜா said...

வாழ்த்துக்கள்!
தொடர்ந்து உங்கள் எழுத்துக்களை படிக்க ஆவலாய் இருக்கிறேன்!

Vajra Krishna said...

Hello,

For the past few months I have been avidly researching/collecting ragas for very contemporary film music. The interest had always been there, but what made me take action was after seeing Rahman win the Oscars for his music. I then realised that the attention of the west is going to be on Indian music, particularly on south indian music, and I felt that it was pivotal at this time to establish a website where the ancient heritage of this music be made available to them by first definining the ragas for very contemporary tamil music that uses the pallatable sounds appreciated on an international level. To this effect, I began collecting, and in the process discovered your blog and your own passion to make carnatic ragas and interest in ragas available to the modern generation. So far I have collected Ragas for around 500 songs (And since I am very much a beginner in identifying ragas, I have been relying on the experts and their defintions).

However, even the experts often contradict each other, so I do an enormous amount of research at any time where I notice a contradiction in order to discover what the actual raga for a given song may be.

The reason for writing to you now is to ask for your collaboration on my little project. There are some songs that I am passionate about that are very contemporary to which there is no information about their ragas. As a starting point, I have put the first 108 that came to mind on a blog, (along with the audio of the song), for experts to take a listen and identify their ragas. Using this information, I would then set up a website where people from any country can come and become introduced to Indian film music, ragas - and finally to the carnatic renditions of the ragas themselves. I humbly request your assistance.

The webblog where I have posted 108 songs with audio is:
http://vajrakrishna.wordpress.com/2009/04/22/exploring-and-identifying-ragas-a-collaborative-project/

I would be happy to share the 500 songs to which I have already collected raga names with you. Besides, I would very much appreciate your confirmation if my information is correct.

With best regards,
Vajra Krishna.

Vinith said...

Thanks Venki!!! :) :)

Vajra Krishna,

I'm afraid, I have no knowledge in Carnatic Music. I'm sorry that i cannot help you in this. Let me pass this on to my friends who have some knowledge in this area. Hope they find a solution for your questions! Thanks for dropping by!

Cynthia said...

Congrats vinith!

Vinith said...

Thanks Cynthia. :) :)

Naani said...

hey congratulations...keep blogging

Vinith said...

Thanks Naani. Sure. :)

Achilles said...

Great Going Vinith... Congrats... Keep up the same spirit... :)

Vinith said...

Thanks Achilles. Sure. :)

Sanjeevi said...

Blog aarambikkurathu perusilla, continue pannurathuthan perusu hi hi

Contrats Vinith ;-)

Vinith said...

Thanks Sanjeevi... :)

unga support ellam irundha, kandippa continue pannuven 8-)