T.Brinda - Padams & Javalis - http://www.kalakendra.com/shopping/tbrinda-padams-javalis-p-1049.html Padams and Javalis are scholarly compositions in the classical genre on the theme of Sringara Rasa, depicting the Nayaka Nayaki bhava. Padams are dignified compositions, describing Madhura Bhakti, sung in slow tempo which require immense skill and expertise to master. Javalis are dazzling pieces which are sung in a faster tempo. Both forms are replete with raga bhava. Padams and Javalis became synonymous with the name T.Brinda, a great musician in the Carnatic classical field, who was undoubtedly peerless in this genre. T. Brinda affectionately referred to as Brindamma is one of the most remarkable musicians in the annals of Carnatic music and was the most prominent and eloquent inheritors of the Veena Dhanammal Bani, known for its vibrant classicism, unhurried, alluring movements, as also for its use of intricate gamakas in the handling of ragas. Brinda absorbed both the sublime and intricate Dhanammal style and Naina Pillai's fast paced masculine music and blended them seamlessly into her singing.She was an expert at rendering ragas that featured complex patterns and subtle gamakas, such as Begada, Mukhari, Sahana, Suruti, Varali etc. She was not only a repository of Kshetrayya padams and javalis but also a master of many rare compositions of the Carnatic Music Trinity. Her music was soul stirring and full of microscopic nuances. She had a captivating voice, which had clarity, sweetness, depth and majesty. This product is also a private collection of her daughter Smt. Vegavahini Vijayaraghavan also an accomplished musician.The hallmark of this product is the renditions of Padams and Javalis in the most exquisite manner. Padams like Moratopu, Rama rama, Ososi, Tamarasaksha and Yalapadare never failed to astound or refresh the listener.