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150 - Sri Muthuswamy Deekshitar Keertananaigal

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150 - Sri Muthuswamy Deekshitar Keertananaigal


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This book consists of famous 150 keerthanas composed by Shri Muthuswamy Dikshitar along with raga name. Keethanas composed on each God is given separately in this book.
About the Author
Muthuswami Dikshitar, 24 March 1775 - 21 October 1835) or Dikshitar was a South Indian poet, singer, and Veena player, and a legendary composer of Indian classical music, who is considered one of the musical trinity of Carnatic music. His compositions, of which around 500 are commonly known, are noted for their elaborate and poetic descriptions of Hindu gods and temples and for capturing the essence of the raga forms through the vainika (veena) style that emphasises gamakas. They are typically at a slower speed (chowka kala). He is also known by his signature name of Guruguha which is also his mudra (and can be found in each of his songs). His compositions are widely sung and played in classical concerts of Carnatic music.
Product Details
Sri Muthuswami Deekshitar, one among the triads of Carnatic Music and a Srividya Upasaka has lived during the last part of 17th century. He has composed many krithis in praise prime deities in various shrines and is said to be around 500 in number and mostly in sanskrit,telugu and a few in tamil. This is a collection of 150 krithis with notes and swaras at appropriate places, given in Tamil. This work is a guide for those who learn raagas swaras and keertanams of Sri Muthuswami deekshitar.
Publisher Details
Giri Trading Agency Private Limited, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Edition
First Edition 2013 Reprint 2018
Product Weight (in grams)
125
Product Dimensions
17.8 cm x 12 cm x 0.5 cm