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Music of South India: (upto 18th Century)

Music of South India: (upto 18th Century)

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This volume brings to the fore a synoptic and thematic  understanding of  the development of South Indian music commencing from  13th  cent. thru 18th century. the latter period being categorized as the Golden Period of South Indian  music. The complete growth of Indian during this period is considered as the Golden Era of South Indian Music. The  contributions of Jayadeva, Puradandara Dasa, the father of Carnatic music and his forerunners known as  Haridasa of  Karnataka, Martatha  King Shahaji's  Genius as a Composer,  Margadarsi Seshayyangar, the predecessor guru of the Pre-Trinity and Trinity period. Muthuswami  Dikshitar's musical touch relating to Navagrahas, inclusion of Hindustani style of Music into his compositions, his wide travelogue to most of the South Indian Temples (Kshetras)  and the remarkable compositions of the 16 (Shodasa) form of Ganesha are dealt in this section. The Maharaja  Swati Tirunal as a  composer has touched upon –the Rare ragas and the scholarly Padavarnas. The next on Saint  Tyagaraja: deals with - His devotion to music, handling of Rare Ragas, study of his three Musical operas, Group Kritis or Pancharatna form of compositions, exclusive Rhythmic patterns in his songs and finally the philosophical content in  his  compositions.
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