Master Pieces (Violin Raga Deshi) Track list
1 Raga-Deshi 29.06
2 Raga-Gunakri 18.45
3 Bhajan-Surdasji 10.56
Overview for Master Pieces (Violin Raga Deshi)
Dr. N Rajam
Dr. N Rajam started her musical career as a child prodigy and has captivated listeners with her renditions ever since her first performances. She caused a revolution in the realm of Hindustani sangeet with her innovative and experimental style from which emerged the ‘Khayal Gayaki’ ang of the violin which today has become synonymous with her name. the secret of Dr. N. Rajam’s almost magical music is probably the strong foundation that was laid by her father Vidwan Late Sri. A. Narayana Iyer and later by the great vocalist Pandit Omkarnath Thakut. It was his unique style that encouraged her to explore the hidden depths of her violin. Mastering the art of dhrupad, alaap, Khayal thumri, tappa and also bhajans on her violin she introduced the listeners to completely different side of the violin. With her magical bowing and fingering technique she has wooed the audience world over. Dr. Rajam is not only a great violinist but is also an M.A. in Sanskrit Ph. D. in music and has been serving the cause of music education at the Banaras Hindu University for four decades. Dr. N. Rajam has made several contributions to the world of music through the Pandit Omkarnath music foundation of which she is the founder chairperson. She is also the noted recipient of the coveted Padmashri and the sangeet Natak Academy awards from the central and state governments.