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I am a singer-researcher with expertise in Karnatik Music and Early Opera. I discuss intercultural music-making contexts. My work is available at www.charulathamani.com and at www.youtube.com/isaipayanam

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Power of Three - Ragas Madhyamavati, Brindavanasaranga, Brindavani



Raga Brindavanasaranga - Chennaiyil Thruvaiyaru 2013:


Isai Payanam Concert DVD#8 - Ragas Madhyamavati, Brindavanasaranga, Brindavani:

Kamalaptakula - Thyagaraja's kriti in Raga Brindavanasaranga:

MP3 Clips:

Film Songs:



Sunday, August 18, 2013

A Raga's Journey - Wake up to Valaji




Film Songs in Raga Valaji:




Sunday, August 4, 2013

Distinctly Classical - Ragas Gowla and Lalitha



Ragas Lalitha and Gowla in Carnatic Music

Muthusvami Dikshitar's Hiranmayim lakshmim in Raga Lalitha (0:55 onwards):





  • Hiranmayim - Lalita :: listen / download ::
  • Sri Mahaganapati ravatumam - Gaula :: listen / download ::


  • Film Songs in Ragas Lalitha and Gowla: