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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Vipanchika Mahotsavam 2019..Bringing the Divine Instrument Veena to the limelight.. a few clicks here..
Vipanchika Mahotsavam 2019- Memento..
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Dear Visitors and Friends
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.
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Wish you all a very very Happy Diwali !!.
May this festival of lights illuminate your life with Supreme Health, Abundant Prosperity, Endless Joy, and Flourishing Success !!
May the Supreme Light within each of us illumine Our Minds, Enlighten Our Hearts with Endless Joy and Strengthen Our Character.
The birth of this post is the result of several mails I have been receiving, to write a blog post on Music Practice. Here we go !!
When it comes to learning and practice, the modern trend is to learn a few sarali swaras, then alankaras and geethams to the extent of 4 numbers and then 2 swarajathis which are very popular like Raravenu in Bilahari Raga and Sambasivayenave in Khamas Raga. In a matter of 6 months the students are graduated to Varnams and Krithis.
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A YouTube Channel has been opened for Shanmukhapriya School of Music to showcase the talents of the students. Kindly visit the YouTube page and keep updated.
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