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Veteran violinist Lalgudi Jayaraman dead

Celebrated violinist and composer Lalgudi Jayaraman, who carved out a niche for himself in the Carnatic music with his unique style, died in Chennai today at the age of 82 after brief illness. He......

PIX: Remembering Thyagaraja, the legend of Carnatic music

Over 100 Carnatic musicians from all over Mumbai converged at the Sri Shanmukhananda Chandrasekharendra Saraswati auditorium on January 13 for a rendition of the Pancharatna Kritis of Saint......

In Thiruvarur, a daughter seeks votes for the CM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter Selvi is sweating it out in Thiruvarur, seeking votes for her father. Despite the odds stacked up against him, her father's AIADMK rival is......

Thyagaraja Utsavam held in Colorado

More than 110vocalists and instrumentalistsparticipated in the day-long second annual Rocky Mountain Thyagaraja Utsavam held at theat the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Castle Rock,south of Denver,......

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Q. Importance of the place- Thiruvaiyar
:  A. Thiruvayar i think where The great saint Thyagaraja took his Samadhi. It is somewhat 13 Km from Thanjavoor and every year thousands of devotees...... more

Q. Where is Thiruvaiyar? What is the speciality there/ How it is famous?
Hitler :  A. Thiruvaiyar is in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. It is situated on the banks of river Kaveri. There is an old Shiva temple there. This place...... more

Q. Can you write a couple of lines from the classic compositions of Saint Thyagaraja\'s kritis ?
Hitler :  A. Saint Thyagaraja composed many krithis.... If we take the Pancharatna kritis for example... entharo mahanubavulu...jagadanandaka......... more

Q. Which thoughts makes you happy in the morning ?
Dharmarajan:  A. good thoughts and remembering the great saints words like Thyagaraja, Ramdas and the thought of Chandrasekhara Saraswathi Swamigal always keeps me...... more

Q. In which rag did saint Thyagaraja composed his last rendering which is one fo the pancharathna kritis just before he took samaddhi
Anantharaman :  A. Saint Thyagaraja composed many songs which is very difficult to say. His Pancharatna kritis are said to be in different ragas. Mostly i think...... more

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A Maverick Forever

He is “arrogant”. He is “eccentric”. When he performs, he can be infuriating. Audiences cannot understand him. Sabhas... ...

meena banerjee was moved by the sincerity Thyagaraja utsavam The Rasika Ranjana Sabha organised a group rendition of the Pancharatna kritis of... ...
Tales of a master

| Pioneer The maiden Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance by Ravi Shankar Centre of Music and Arts (RIMPA) brought alive the legacy... ...
Legendary Balamuralikrishna provides musical treat at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, Mar.24: A select group of people from all walks of life were provided a musical treat in the form of legendary classical performing... ...
Art blooms on compound wall

When one refers to saint composer Thyagaraja many associate him with Thiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu where Carnatic musicians congregate to sing the... ...

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