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Dhim Dru Dinna Tam (தீம் திரு தின்ன டாம்)

Composer: Sattur Krishna Iyengar (Tamil: சாத்தூர் கிருஷ்ணா அய்யங்கார்). A legendary musician and contemporary of Tiger Varadachariar and TK Rangachariar. He was among the faculty of Annamalai University with them. Among his disciples are T. Sankara Iyer, Calcutta KS Krishnamurthy, S.R. Janakiraman, and S. Ramanathan. More

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Kandanaal Mudhalaay (கண்டநாள் முதலாய்)

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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Venkata Shaila Vihara (వెంకట శైల విహారా)

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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