and composition, and brings to life the meaning and mood of the lyrics.
This approach naturally necessitates the choice of appropriate and optimum tempo, gamakas (oscillations), and related musical nuances. Contained in this effort are also lofty values such as bhakti towards music, the composer, the guru, and the Almighty.
A study of this bani, his numerous exquisite compositions, solo and accompaniment performances will reveal Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman’s genius, artistic sensitivity and technical brilliance, his research orientation, respect for tradition, urge to innovate, quest for perfection and keen sense of aesthetics.
The result is scintillating, captivating and mesmerizing music.