A dance of rhythm and melody

A dance of rhythm and melody Smt Vijayalakshmi’s Lec Dem on the compositions of her father and Guru Shri Lalgudi Jayaraman was, within the given timeframe of 45 minutes on Dec 20th at Music Academy, a feat in time management, given the vast scope of the topic. She brought out the quint essentia Lalgudi characterisitics, the primacy of melody with the subtlety of grammar that recedes to the background, its beauty becoming obviousonly when pointed out.