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Hits of Ilayaraja, innovation

In the earlier two posts on orchestration (links given below), I highlighted distinctive features of Ilayaraja’s orchestration.  As I keep mentioning, it is very difficult to separate the great orchestration and the innovation in his songs. Invariably, his tunes have … Continue reading

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Hits of Ilayaraja,orchestration – part 2

In part 1 of this post (link also at the top of this page), I highlighted some features of Ilayaraja’s orchestration. I will highlight a few more features of his arrangements in this post along with a few of his songs. It … Continue reading

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Hits of Ilayaraja,orchestration – part 1

If you have not heard of Ilayaraja or know very little of his music, get prepared for a pleasant revelation and a wonderful experience. Ilayaraja has countless fans in South India and all over the world, so this post may … Continue reading

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