Topic started by Ramesh Vaidhyanathan (@ gengw.gensym.com) on Mon Aug 10 13:33:31 EDT 1998.
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Hello TTV readers:
Sometime ago my friend Shyam Shekar at Madras
met Ilaiyarajaa at his recording studio and spent an afternoon chatting and watching the genious at work. He wrote an article series about it and it is now being published on-line in"Tamil Thirai Valai" in the "Specials" section at:
I have started this thread to have a dicussion about this article series and I welcome your input.
- From: Ramesh Vaidhyanathan (@ gengw.gensym.com)
on: Mon Aug 10 13:36:12 EDT 1998
There seem to be some problem with the URL that
I specified above. The correct web address is:
- From: Nithin (@ nc36.pr.mcs.net)
on: Mon Aug 10 16:12:14 EDT 1998
Thanks much. Really appreciate your friend's efforts. Isaignani seems to have embraced technology. How does this man change his ways so quickly? It is very honorable to know that Gentleman magazine has spotlighted Karthik Raja as the top 20 young Indians to look out for.
I am eagerly waiting for Part III.
- From: MPR (@ hindsight.nodak.edu)
on: Mon Aug 10 17:39:51 EDT 1998
ungal nanbar koduththu vaiththavar
pOlirukkirathu. I like to watch in
person when Ilaiyaraaja is composing.
That is my dream, hope one day I will
make it happen. And regarding the articles,
it seems like, third part will be more
interesting than these two parts. I can't
wait to read his comments on latest tech etc.
Thanks for the pointer and looking
forward to the next part,
- From: R K Jana (@ 73.sarasota-01.fl.dial-access.att.net)
on: Mon Aug 10 22:35:59 EDT 1998
- From: MSK (@ marimuth-nt.qualcomm.com)
on: Tue Aug 11 21:59:37 EDT 1998
Great !! I wish we could get such an opportunity..
But " .. Forty violinists have given way to Synths.. " was a bit dissappointing ..
- From: S.P MAHENDRAN (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Thu Aug 13 01:09:36 EDT 1998
Our friend has done a good work.All of us have to apperiased him.Keep it up my friend.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH.
- From: Raja (@ 204-86-21.ipt.aol.com)
on: Sat Sep 26 13:08:00 EDT 1998
Here is the third and fourth parts of the article:
- From: easwaran hariharan (@ 168-99-173.ipt.aol.com)
on: Sun Sep 27 02:24:40 EDT 1998
This is one expert from the interview. hope I am not violating any laws, if so I am sorry.
My complaining mood turns into a suggestive one. Why canít Raaja release a series of albums containing his re-recordings? Who owns the copyright to re-recordings? Why arenít his gems from the period 1975 to 1995 available on CD & tape? Why are we made to hunt for these scores? I go on to tell him about the tapes of `JHONNY' which play only on one speaker and are still being bought by his admirers like me.
He laughs. `Appadiya? Re-recording porutha varai composer thaan rights oda owner. Naan cassette pottal adai appadiye TV serial-il adichiduvaanga. Appadiyae poduvaanga. Adanaala seyyalai'.
Is it good reason for not relasing his bgm?. If we can extend this, why cant IR stop scoring songs, so that people like anand-miland can not
copy and make money.
I can only laugh reading his answer.
- From: SR Kaushik (@ nova11.cs.wisc.edu)
on: Mon Sep 28 01:10:17 EDT 1998
Hari, I agree with you, but I don't think IR was serious when he gave that answer. That must be a standard reply he gives to "avoid" the question. If he were seriously thinking so, he wouldn't even cut any private albums fearing copying, but he hasn't stop coming out with private albums!!
- From: Ramesh Vaidhyanathan (@ gengw.gensym.com)
on: Mon Sep 28 15:11:43 EDT 1998
For those who read the Ilaiyaraja Interview
by my friend Shyam Shekar at "Tamil Thirai
Valai" - Indolink:
The concluding part IV of that article has
been added just now, after I discovered that
it has been omitted and the article has ended
abrubtly. Please visit this site again and read
the concluding part IV, if you are interested.
- From: kitty (@ giasmdb.vsnl.net.in)
on: Mon Sep 28 15:42:42 EDT 1998
Sorry for the digression.. but could'nt find any
other thread....am simply sharing my experience
I am listening to this great song
"Thendral Vandhu ennai thodum"... I have no words
to describe it...
Ilaiyaraaja ... I shall ever be indebted to you
for giving me this truly heavenly experience !
- From: balaji (@ schubert.crhc.uiuc.edu)
on: Mon Sep 28 22:59:42 EDT 1998
The interview was quite shallow and was highly prejudiced. it is not probing enough. some of the comments made were unjustifiable, like "Despite the sound revolution engineered by Rahman and Yuvan Shankar Raaja (his own son)". sound revolution, by USR??i don't think so.
- From: siva (@ klj-232-144.tm.net.my)
on: Sun Aug 15 12:00:45 EDT 1999
IR oda latesta vantha paadallam hit agala...!!!
ithukku enna kaaranam. Karthik raaja kaadala kaadala oda mudinji poocaa...!! IR ODA UK SYMPONY EN INNUM RELEASE AAGALA????
- From: mapillai (@ dyn2-254.kla-tencor.com)
on: Mon Aug 16 11:24:51 EDT 1999
Can you guys let me know if there is a vast population of IR fans since I am taking a survey, so that I could arrange to bring our maestro to give musical nights in the US through an organization.
- From: SIVA (@ klj-233-167.tm.net.my)
on: Thu Aug 19 12:01:44 EDT 1999
IR rasigargalukellam vanakamum valtukkalum. Intha mathiri forum toranthathadku nanriiii.
IR udaya latest album onnu varapoguthame! Talaippu " JAYA JAYA JAYA HE". Intha album eppa release aguthu......!!!!!????
Ippa vara IR oda Pattu ellam munna iruntha vegam illiye yennn...???
VAIRAMUTHUKKUM & IRKKUM ENNA PIRACCANAI??????
PLEASE YARAVATHU BATHIL SOLLUNGGA.......
- From: Mahmut Caner ÷ZDOLAP (@ )
on: Wed Feb 12 02:56:35 EST 2003
I wonder,what's the meaning of "Adanaala"
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