Published by Aparna on 28 May 2009
The year 2005 was when I first listened to Prasanna’s guitar in a concert of his at Music Academy during the December Season. Though I liked the concert, it wasn’t until I got a chance to listen to a couple of songs from his album, ‘Peaceful’ – ‘Peaceful – The Cause’ & ‘Peaceful – The Effect’ (his own compositions) – that I fell in love with Carnatic music on guitar. The next December Season saw me going for some 3-4 concerts of his. It was after that, that I first listened to his ‘Bliss Factor’ – a beautiful composition in Ananda Bhairavi & Sahana. After that, it wasn’t just Prasanna’s playing or Carnatic on guitar, but the very sound of guitar itself started fascinating me like never before. The guitar interludes in July Maadham suddenly seemed more beautiful than before. Meanwhile, I happened to listen to a Dwijavanti played by Sai Prasad on guitar, which, I must tell you, was awesome!
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