In this episode we dive into Raaja’s most ambitious album – Thiruvasagam in Symphony. We discuss the historical origins and similarities between the 2 schools of music that Raaja consciously combines, breakdown elements in each of the songs, and address the need for humility when engaging in the critique of such attempts.
Initial listening experience and how it has evolved over time
What is an oratorio and how did the form evolve?
What is the form of the Thevaram tradition and what does it bring to the album?
How Raaja combines the two forms as part of the album
Bouquets, brickbats, and the hollowness of both when it comes to TiS
Raaja talks about the forms laid out for us by his predecessors and his intent of creating TiS
a clip of Hariprasad Chaurasia
Insert part about criticisms from Raaja