Posts Tagged ‘Dikshitar’

Compositions of Dikshitar

October 24, 2008

Over 400 kritis with the Guruguha signature are in vogue today.  The Sangeeta Sampradaya Pradarshini written by Muthuswami Dikshitar’s direct musical descendant Subbarama Dikshitar  contains 229  of these kritis plus about 35+ nottusvara sahityas in the Prathamabhyasa pustakamu.

Unlike other vaggeyakaras, Dikshitar had a larger picture in mind as he created his masterpieces. Looking at the vast body of work, a direction and a flow are seen in the nature of compositions, the ragas and talas chosen and the subject matter covered. (more…)


Special Music for Mother’s Day 2008

May 11, 2008
We invite you to celebrate all that is embodied by the mother, on Mother’s day  by listening to this track KAMALASANA VANDITA from the album ‘Vismaya (Wonder!) – An Indo Celtic Musical Journey’.  (more…)

CD Release – Bethlehem – Review

April 14, 2008

Thank you for such a wonderful lec-dem/presentation at Lehigh University on Saturday. It was not only informative and enjoyable, but also inspirational in that it helped me see how visionary figures go beyond man-made barriers. I am also most thankful to you for working so diligently on researching and presenting it in such a scholarly-authoritative and engaging manner. I was also so very moved by your daughter’s voice which is so melodious and seemed perfect. In short – it was great! (more…)

Vismaya – Links

April 9, 2008


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Guruguha Jayanti 2008

April 9, 2008

Dikshitar was born in the month of Panguni in the star of Kartika. (more…)

Muthusvami Dikshitar (1775-1835)

March 2, 2008

Muthusvami Dikshitar (1775-1835)The following is an attempt to very briefly narrate the story of Dikshitar (1775 – 1835) (more…)