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A term for an institutionalized order or tradition (usually smārta in nature), marked by a guru-pupil lineage or paramparā. This may be traced back to an historical or mythical founder, or ...

Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini

Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini  

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...Sampradāya Pradarśini A Telugu work ( 1904 ) on music and musicians by Subbarāma Dīkshitar . The work, in two volumes, was printed in Ettayapuram, Tamil Nadu. Pradarśini has five main sections: 1. Seventy-seven biographies of luminaries beginning from Śārangadeva (13th cent.) to the author himself. 2. A discussion of scientific principles governing music, brought under two titles ‘Sangeeta Lakṣhaṇa Prācheena Paddhati’ and ‘Sangeeta Lakṣhaṇa Sangraha’. 3. A scholarly treatment of rāgas with their moorchanās. Rāgas covered include rare ones like...

Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini

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A Telugu work (1904) on music and musicians by Subbarāma Dīkshitar. The work, in two volumes, was printed in Ettayapuram, Tamil Nadu.Pradarśini has five main sections:1. Seventy-seven biographies of ...
Music of Braja-bhoomi

Music of Braja-bhoomi  

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Braja-bhoomi in Uttar Pradesh, is the land associated with Śri Kriṣhṇa. In a restricted sense this region, as defined by poets of different Vaiṣhṇava sampradāyas (religious sects), covers many places ...
Prathamābhyāsa Pustakamu

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An early Telugu work on music, published in 1905. Its archival importance is enhanced by the fact that it was written by Subbārama Dīkshitar, author of the well-known work, Sangeeta Sampradāya ...
Muthukkumara Pulavar

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(b. ?; d. ?) Tamil composer (19th cent.).His name appears in Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini (1904) of Subbarama Dīkshitar as the writer of a varṇam, ‘Viragamum …’ for which Balaswami Dīkshitar gave ...
Saraswati Manōhari Rāga

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(Kar)Tyāgarāja brought this rāga to light. Sambamoorthy presents the following:According to Sambamoorthy, Subbarama Dīkshitar in his Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini assigns this rāga to the 29th Mela, ...
Ganesh Chaturvedi

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(b. ?, 1864; d. Mathura, 1939) Mridang and tabla player of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.He belonged to the Vallabh sampradāya and accompanied vocalists who performed Aṣhṭachhāp devotional music. He was a ...
Annamācārya

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(1408–1503)A South Indian poet-saint of the Śrī Vaiṣṇava tradition. He is said to have composed more than 32 000 songs in Telugu in praise of Veṅkaṭeśvara—Viṣṇu as ‘Lord of Veṅkaṭa Hill’ (Tirupati). ...
Sūrdās

Sūrdās  

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(late 15th century ce?, trad. 1479–1584)The most popular of the Hindi poet-saints (sants) of northern India, belonging to the saguṇa bhakti tradition of those devoted to Kṛṣṇa. Modern scholarship ...
Ganesh Chaturvedi

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...Chaturvedi ( b. ?, 1864 ; d. Mathura , 1939 ) Mridang and tabla player of Mathura, Uttar Pradesh . He belonged to the Vallabh sampradāya and accompanied vocalists who performed Aṣhṭachhāp devotional music. He was a regular accompanist of the well-known vocalist Chandan Chaube...

Muthukkumara Pulavar

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...Pulavar ( b. ?; d. ?) Tamil composer (19th cent.) . His name appears in Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini ( 1904 ) of Subbarama Dīkshitar as the writer of a varṇam, ‘Viragamum …’ for which Balaswami Dīkshitar gave music. It is in Vamśavati rāga, Ādi...

Kaḍigai Mookku Pulavar

Kaḍigai Mookku Pulavar  

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... Composer (19th cent.) and Tamil scholar who served the Ettayapuram ruler of his time . His padams ‘Indapperumai’ (Mālavaśri rāga, Miśra jāti Ekatāla) and ‘Ādiyāramba kalviyé’ (set to music by Baluswami Dikshitar ) have been included in Subbarama Dikshitar 's volume Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini...

Saraswati Manōhari Rāga

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...Manōhari Rāga (Kar) Tyāgarāja brought this rāga to light. Sambamoorthy presents the following: According to Sambamoorthy, Subbarama Dīkshitar in his Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini assigns this rāga to the 29th Mela, (Dheera) Śankarābharaṇam, with the scale given below: Sambamoorthy adds that Muthuswāmi Dīkshitar 's kriti quoted above conforms to Subbarama Dīkshitar 's...

Rājam Iyer, B.

Rājam Iyer, B.  

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...Iyer , T.L. Venkatarama Iyer (in Dīkshitar kritis), and Ariyakudi Ramanuja Iyengar , he was a teacher for over a decade at the Central College of Karnatik Music, Chennai. He was actively involved in promoting the publication of the Telugu version of the work Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini , by Subbarama Dīkshitar...

Dilarām Mishra

Dilarām Mishra  

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...Mishra ( b. ?; d. ?) Founder ( c. 17th cent.) of the Benares gharānā of vocal music. It is known that around 1530 , he went to Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh and learnt music for many years from Harvansji, of the Vallabh Sampradaya. He composed many dhrupads under the pen name of Sevak. He trained his son Jagman Mishra , who became a prominent vocalist of his time and who gave the torch to his son Thakur Dayal . Trained by his father and grandfather in the gharānā tradition, Thakur Dayal later imbibed ṭappā from Shori-miya, of Lucknow, and elements...

Girirāja Brahmam

Girirāja Brahmam  

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...Brahmam ( b. ?; d. ?) Composer of devotional songs . He belonged to the Kakarla vamśa (lineage) and is known as the paternal grandfather of composer Tyāgarāja ( 1767–1847 ). Subbarama Dīkshitar ( 1839–1906 ) has included a keertana of Girirāja Brahmam in his Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini ( 1904 ). His genealogy as given by researcher Seetha is as follows: Panchanada Brahmam had five sons, Sadāśiva , Sadānanda , Sachidānanda , Bālā , and Girirāja Brahmam. Girirāja's son was Rāma Brahmam , father of Tyāgarāja. Girirāja Brahmam, as pointed out...

Prathamābhyāsa Pustakamu

Prathamābhyāsa Pustakamu  

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...Pustakamu An early Telugu work on music, published in 1905 . Its archival importance is enhanced by the fact that it was written by Subbārama Dīkshitar , author of the well-known work, Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini . The work focuses on primary level teaching and gives guidelines on svaras, with basic notes on the playing techniques (meeṭṭu) of the veena, and also on gamaka and tāla. The other topics dealt with include svarāvali, geetam, noṭṭu svaras of Muthuswāmi Dīkshitar , keertanas of Ramadāsa Seṣha Ayyangār , compositions of Subbarāma...

Sangeeta Kalpadrumam

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...major works, beginning from Nāṭyaśāstra (2nd cent. ad or earlier) to Sangeeta Ratnākara (13th cent.) and later works, which have influenced the stream of what is termed as Karnatik music, that is, the classical music of south India. After Subbarama Dīkshitar 's Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini , Muthaiāh's work proved to be a landmark in the musicology related to south India....

Tanappāchārya

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...An āchārya of this name is mentioned by the 17th-cent. musicologist Venkaṭamakhi as his guru. But there is more than one preceptor by this name in music history. Researcher S. Seetha quotes Subbarama Dīkshitar , author of Sangeeta Sampradāya Pradarśini , as referring to an āchārya, Tanappa, of Mysore. Venkaṭamakhi, of the princely state of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, was a pupil of Telwadi Tanappa. In one of Venkaṭamakhi's compositions, Tanappa is mentioned as the son of Honappa, also called Venkaṭamantri. There is another source which identifies...

Bhāgavat Bhajana Paddhati

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...songs, in Telugu script, in two parts, by T.P. Kodandarama Ayyar ( 1861–1934 ). The first part ( 1913 ) has over 1000 keertans selected from composers of Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada, and Marathi devotional songs. The second part ( 1911 ) includes Divyanāma keertans, Utsava Sampradāya keertans, and some more songs. Due to reasons not clear, the second volume bears an earlier date of publication. Kodandarama Ayyar also published Hindustāni Keertana Mālā ( 1916 ) consisting of songs of Meerābāi, Kabīr, Tulsidās, Surdās, and some others. Another important...

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