Topic started by UVII (@ 188.8.131.52) on Thu May 10 16:52:08 EDT 2001.
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I am sure most of you all should know guitar Prasanna. For those who dont know him, here is an intro
" Prasanna is one of the most sought after studio musicians in India. He has recorded with top film composers like Illayaraja, A.R.Rahman, Lakshmikant Pyarelal, Karthik Raja, Deva, Vidyasagar, Anandh etc. ".
Well here is latest contribution in LAGAAN
"The sound track of Lagaan - the Hindi film by Aamir Khan with music composed by A.R.Rahman has been released. The string orchestral sections of the title track (Lagaan..Once upon a time) was arranged, orchestrated and conducted by Prasanna. (Thanks A.R. for asking me for the 'write'!- P). "
Courtesy - http://guitarprasanna.com/New/
Any comments about Prasanna's works...check out his page for more of his contributions.
- From: MS (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Thu May 10 17:09:10 EDT 2001
For IR fans:
Prasanna has done lots of guitar work on Illayaraja's upcoming non-film album 'Moods of Illayaraja'
- From: UVII (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Thu May 10 18:45:53 EDT 2001
One more bit of info:
Prasanna was asked by ARR to do a guitar piece for a song in Taal, and ARR recorded it. Later on Prasanna came to US, and after few months heard the Taal album and to his suprsie found that exact peice was played in Flute and he could not find his one at all in that song....How is this!!
- From: UVII (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Thu May 10 18:53:09 EDT 2001
Here is Guitar Prasanna's contributions.
1.Nagma Nagma Pooncholai
2.Kathunkuyile Kizhakkum Merkkum
3.Vayasuppulla Kizhakkum Merkkum
4.Several guitar parts on Illayaraja's upcoming non-film album 'Moods of Illayaraja'.
1.July Matham Puthiyamugam
2.Samba Samba LoveBirds
3.Kuluvalile (real audio) Muthu
4.Kannodu (real audio) Jeans
5.Thirakkatha(real audio) Enn Swasa Kattre
6.Lagaan..Once upon a time (title track for the movie Lagaan) string orchestra arranged/conducted by Prasanna for Aamir Khan's hindi film 'Lagaan'.
Click here to listen to the track
7.12 string guitar work for Shankar's yet to be released new Tamil film
1. Cholarey (from Ullasam)
2. Jolly Jolly (from Ullasam)
3. Muthe Muthamma (from Ullasam)
4. Kaasumele (from Kadhala Kadhala)
6. Laila Laila
7. Background score (of the hindi film Grahan)
8. Background score (of Naam iruvar namakku iruvar)
9. Background vocals(on the song Laila Laila from Kadhala Kadhala)
10. Several tracks on the new film 'Vaanchinathan'
- From: Gyan (@ )
on: Wed Oct 20 21:05:29 EDT 2004
Changing the very foundation of rock guitar itself thru carnatic approach! His compositions are also exquisite, most sound a bit abstract, but he tries to be IRish in resolving tunes and Rahmanish in rhythms.
Got to hear his take on "Raghunatha" (the intro guitar is quite similar to IR' Roja Ondru in OMaane OMaaney)
Credit IR in composing for all known and unknown instruments, and Prasanna in bringing the bewildering depth of Carnatic music to the world thru the extraordinarily fluid and ambient sounds of the guitar - for this one, I say Thank You ARR as he composed July Madham Vandhaal with Prasanna' intro. (But among composers, I think Karthik Raja gave him the best pieces)
Check out Prasanna' Electronica CD samples also on his website.
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