This approach naturally necessitates the optimum choice of tempo, gamakas, and related musical nuances. Contained in this effort, are also lofty values that include bhakti towards music, the composer, the guru, and the Almighty.
The bani’s impact on the presentation of kalpana svaras is distinct and varied. Its hallmark is the dovetailing of the swaras with the eduppu, wherein, the last few svaras neatly fit in with the svaras that make up the chosen theme line. A study of this captivating bani reveals the effort that has gone into its creation.
The bani is mesmerizing, displaying Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman’s aptitude for research, his love for tradition, his urge to innovate, his quest for perfection, and his keen eye for aesthetics, while retaining the values.