Tyagaraja Swami composed a set of songs to sing collectively or as a chorus, as an expression of bhakthi and bhajana tradition. These came to be known as Divya Nama Sankeerthanas. Many of these songs have the theme as Ramayana , but there are also songs on human conduct. There are around 118 krithis which are set to simple tunes. We find that the tune repeats in every charanam after the Pallavi. So, it can be inferred that every song has a Pallavi followed by several Charanams. This style of composing is generally referred to as Lambaka Style. The simple rhythmic tunes make them ideal for group rendition.
These krithis basically deal with Nama Mahatmya. ……
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This is an open invitation from Shanmukhapriya Foundation to all visitors, well wishers and friends to participate in the upcoming Vipanchika Mahotsavam 2019, a two day festival dedicated exclusively for honouring the divine instrument Veena, on the auspicious occasion of Vasanth Panchami during February 9th Saturday and 10th Sunday.
Shanmukhapriya Foundation is a non-profit research institution that works towards the promotion of South Indian Carnatic Music and Veena. Shanmukhapriya School of Music, an integral part of Shanmukhapriya Foundation has successfully completed 21 years in the domain of teaching Carnatic Music and Veena.
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Once again a fresh and pristine New year has arrived bringing in new dreams, new hopes and aspirations. This is what I wish for myself and all my friends. 🙂
Let there be more integrity and value in every moment of our life, more precision and productivity in the work we do or the art we practice, absolute focus and mastery in achieving our milestones this year, be very mindful in words and deeds, living the life with a definite purpose, serving others so that it makes you more happier and ultimately dedicating everything to the Supreme Power.
Wish you all a very very happy and achieving 2019 bringing you loads of fortunes.
It was really a fulfilling experience and a fun filled workshop at Kendriya Vidyalaya , Ernakulam. Topic was Activity Based Teaching Methodology of Carnatic Music in Schools.. It was a very good start for me with Kendriya Vidyalaya. Several fun filled activities were roped in to teach carnatic music…
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ASHTAPADI / GITA GOVINDAM
The Total Number of Songs / geethams in Ashtapadi is 24 which is distributed among 12 Sargams. In general, the practice is to begin Ashtapadi with Thodaya Mangalam in Raga Nattai.
Index of Ashtapadi
Sargam 1 -Saamodadamodaram
- Dashavathara Ragamalika – 10 Ragas
- Sritha Kamalakucha – Bhairavi
- Lalithalavanga – Vasantha
- Chandana Charchitha – Pantuvarali
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