A skillful balance is achieved when the main artiste presentation is thoroughly embellished by the accompanists. This characterizes a comprehensive concert that provides a wholesome, delightful musical experience. When the rhythmic portion synchronizes to produce an approximation to music, the experience is divine. The naadam that emanates in such situations captivates the listener resulting in an indescribable feeling. Saint Thyagaraja Swamigal fittingly describes this as Swanuboothi
Collections of rare compositions across different artistes from many yester year concerts have been carefully assembled to create this unique experience. These were legends who aimed to master music in their own way through a life time of arduous practice and the hard work manifests itself when they perform. Dr Umayalpuram Sivaraman has had the unique opportunity of accompanying many such artistes in what could be termed as the golden age of Carnatic music. The album consists of his accompaniment to these stalwarts and he demonstrates his own bani of customizing his supreme artistry with impeccable precision that together enhances the presentation to enormous heights delivering the much-needed spiritual experience to the listener.