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About the Music

The music score of  Shadow Realm was researched, composed and directed by Dr Kanniks Kannikeswaran of Cincinnati Ohio. 




Music Composition, Direction, Production: Kanniks Kannikeswaran 


Lyrics sourced from Valmiki Ramayana and the Hanuman Chalisa

Additional lyrics in Sanskrit and English: Kanniks Kannikeswaran 


Lead Vocals: Savita Sai (Ma’s theme), Mayur Davay (Ramayan theme), Vidita Kanniks (Medicine Woman’s theme)

Additional Vocals: Vasanth Jayaraman, Mayur Davay, Saikrishna, Rahul Raveendran, Kanniks Kannikeswaran

Choral supervision: Anjana Rajagopalan


Flute: Vishnu Vijay

Sitar: Kishore Kumar

Shahnai: Balesh

Percussion: Ganapathi, S

Saxophone: Om Srivastava


Programming, Arrangement: Kanniks Kannikeswaran (Cincinnati)

Additional Programming and Arrangement: Sai Shravanam

Recorded, Mixed and Mastered at Resound India, Chennai by Sai Shravanam

Music Supervisor: Sai Shravanam



Copyright: K. Kannikeswaran

All Rights Reserved


About the Composer


Dr Kanniks Kannikeswaran is a musician, composer, music educator and scholar with a history of choral productions, recordings and collaborations exceeding 25 years His music score for Shadow Realm - Part 1 of the Arya Chronicles features a contemporary contextual interpretation of timeless verses in Sanskrit from the Valmiki Ramayan and related sources and a number of purely instrumental compositions. 

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