The movie “Sringaram- Dance of Love” is
based on the Devadasi tradition and Bharatanatyam, the most popular
classical dance of India. Produced by Golden Square Films Private
Limited, the movie is directed by Sharada Ramanathan and
cinematography is Madhu Ambat. The music for this movie has been
composed by the legendary Padmabhushan Lalgudi Jayaraman.
This is the first time that the legend has directed the music for a
movie. The audio CD containing music from the movie was released by maestro
Ilaiyaraja in Chennai on Sept. 9th, 2005.
The album by itself is very unique since
after a very long time there is a complete musical movie bringing
out the richness of our classical traditions. Mallari which is a
popular temple music form has been stylized and presented by the
Injikkudi Brothers on the Nadaswaram.The album features melodies by
popular Carnatic musicians - Bombay Jayashri Ramnath, S. Sowmya, O.
S. Arun, T. L. Maharajan, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, et al - in addition
to a special instrumental number titled “Three Seasons” by Lalgudi
G. J. R. Krishnan, Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi and orchestra. Orchestra
arrangement is by Praveen Rao, Flute by Naveen and Balasai,
Mridangam by Srinivasan and Anoor Ananthakrishna Sarma and Veena by
Parthasarathy and Devi.
Carnatica is proud to be taking up the
marketing and distribution of the audio CD, as a tribute to Lalgudi
LIST & SAMPLE AUDIO
(You will need Real Audio
Player to listen to these clips)