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Kandanaal Mudhalaay (கண்டநாள் முதலாய்)

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Composer: N.S. Chidambaram (Tamil: என்.எஸ். சிதம்பரம்). A Tamil composer. Other popular songs include koovi azhaittaal, angayarkkanni Anjali, Inthidum kaniye, Manigalum olittana, Muralidara, Navagraha Nallanjali, Kandu Nee Solla, yaaraadinaar, and Muruga Nee Varavendum. He also composed varnams such as Amma jnanam alikkum surya (a daru varnam). His mile long kriti Needan thunai Neelambari is a Ragamalika […]

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Shankari Nive (శంకరి నీవే)

Subbaraya Sastri

Composer: Subbaraya Sastri (Tamil: சுப்பராய சாஸ்திரி)(1803-1862) Born in Tanjavur in 1803 as the second son of Shyama Sastri, he listened to great music at home and at the Bangaru Kamakshi temple. He studied music from his father, who later sent him to Tyagaraja to study music at Tiruvaiyar. Tyagaraja had great reverence for Shyama Sastri […]

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Janani Ninnu Vina (జననీ నిన్ను వినా)

Subbaraya Sastri

Composer: Subbaraya Sastri (Tamil: சுப்பராய சாஸ்திரி)(1803-1862) Born in Tanjavur in 1803 as the second son of Shyama Sastri, he listened to great music at home and at the Bangaru Kamakshi temple. He studied music from his father, who later sent him to Tyagaraja to study music at Tiruvaiyar. Tyagaraja had great reverence for Shyama Sastri […]

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Om Namashivaya Shivaguru (ॐ नमषिवाय शिवगुरु)

Swarna Venkatesha Dikshitar

Composer: Swarna Venkatesha Dikshitar (Telugu: स्वर्न वेन्कतेस दिक्षितर). A noted composer and musical scholar, Dikshitar belonged to the Chidambaram tradition of Podu Dikshitars and was trained early by Raja Ganesa Dikshitar and Padaga Sundaram Pillai. He composed many kritis, the most popular of which was swarnakAla bhairavam in kalyANi.More

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Nadir Tanom Tanom Tanana (ನಾದಿರ್ ತಾನೊಂ ತಾನೊಂ ತನನ)

T. Chawdaiah

Composer: T. Chawdaiah (Kannada: ಟಿ. ಕಾವದ್ಯ). “It is a feature of a violinist’s career to burst abruptly into view”, Menuhin has said. This is very true of ace violinist, Shri T.Chowdiah. His studies were stopped in boyhood to enable him to concentrate on music, in which his mother imparted early lessons. His uncle then took […]

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