Mridnagam and singing

Mridnagam and singing : As some of you have been asking how in general Mridangam accompany happens and where is the singing in tandem with main artist- part of Mridangam is established; to demonstrate this beautiful concept i find it important to share this beautiful video. Great Vidvan Shri Palghat Mani Iyer accompanies Great Violinist Prof T N Krishnan. This 7 mins clip contains Mridangam in an attempt to follow Violin and later Thani avartanam i.e. solo by definition of Carnatic Music. Composition in 8 beats i.e.  Aadi taalam.

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