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  • Ksetra Chennapuri

  • Album of Aruna Sairam - Ksetra Chennapuri
  • Publisher Name : Charsur Digital
    Published Year : 2006
    Published Country : India
    Categories : Carnatic Classical, Thematic
    Accompanied By : H. N. Bhaskar - Violin, J. Vaidyanathan - Mridangam, S. Karthick - Ghatam

Chennapuri (Chennai), is Kshetra for Carnatic Music,  boasts of temples that are at least 1200 years old, rich in legend, mythology, sculptural and musical grandeur, and has a hoary tradition of festival. Aruna Sairam celebrates Chennai's richness through the renditions in this album.

Track Listing

  • Sri Parthasarathy Vesham Slokam Followed by Vachamagocharuntini (Tiruvallicani)
    Raga: Ragamalika Followed by Atana   Thalam: Adi
    Composer: Sengalipuram Anantarama Dikshitar Followed by Mysore Sadasiva Rao
  • 9:25
  • Sunadari Savundari Viruttam Followed by Sundari Nee (Tiruvotriyur)
    Raga: Ragamalika Followed by Kalyani   Thalam: Adi
    Composer: Vadivudaiamman Padigam Followed by Thyagaraja
  • 4:43
  • Orumaiyudan Tiruarutpa Viruttam (Kandakkottam)
    Raga: Ragamalika  
  • 4:17
  • Nambikettavar (Mylapore)
    Raga: Hindolam   Thalam: Adi
    Composer: Papanasam Sivan
  • 4:55
  • Valaikkai - Sambandar Tevaram Followed by Kapali (Mylapore)
    Raga: Ragamalika Followed by Mohanam   Thalam: Adi
    Composer: Papanasam Sivan
  • 10:42
  • Kaiyar - Sambandar Tevaram, Porulum - Appar Tevaram Followed by Nisanaranadi Tiruppugazh (Tiruvanmiyur)
    Raga: Nadanamakriya, Punnagavarali Followed by Chenchurutti  
  • 4:37
  • Gangai - Sundarar Tevaram, Mannallai - Appar Tevarm (Tiruvotriyur), Padikinror - Tiruarutpa (Tiruvotriyur) Followed by Tiruvotriyur Thyagarajan
    Raga: Sankarabharanam, Ranjani, Hamsanandi, Atana Followed by Atana   Thalam: Rupakam
    Composer: Ramalinga Adigal Followed by Ghanam Krishna Iyer-Tiruvotriyur
  • 12:01
  • Aazh Kadal - Sambandar Tevaram (Tiruverkadu) Followed by Marumalli - Tiruppugazh - (Tiruvalidayam Padi)
    Raga: Kambodi Followed by Subhapantuvarali   Composer: Tirrupugazh
  • 3:17
  • Pasurams - Tiruvallikeni and Tiruneermalai
    Composer: Tirumangai Alwar, Peyalwar, Tirumazhisaialwar
  • 1:45

Liner Notes

  • Each song in this album is dedicated to important temples in and around Chennai. The temples are: Parthasarathy Temple at Tiruvallikkeni, Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, Marundeeswarar Temple at Thiruvanmiyur, Thyagarajar Temple at Thiruvotriyur, Tiruverkadu Temple, Tiruvalidyam Temple in Padi, Tirunneer Malai Temple at Pallavaram, Kandaswamy Temple at Kandakottam in North Chennai.