This world is so wide that, even if you flitted around and around it, you would never reach the end of it. This blog is a collage of more or less literary and humorous, outlandish or sometimes even serious glimpses at this great wide world.
I love Alhaiya Bilaval - its structure and emphasis on higher notes is inherently pleasant for our Western ears, but it's still so complex and Narayan gives it a serious, worthy treatment on the Nimbus CD.
Hi~ Liked your haiku, especially "sawing down to the very heart" which is how music moves us. I'm not clear on your use of the word "ponderous," though. Heavy? I followed your links and heard Narayan play "Jog" on the sarangi: staccato, minor key--yes, elegiac. Thank you for introducing me to something new! I remember years ago listenng to Ravi Shankar on the sitar...
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