Flowers at his feet - Rituals & Festivals of Tirumala
An insight into Annamacharya's Compositions
Tallapaka Annamacharya (1408 - 1503) was the first composer who divided his compositions into Pallavi and Charanams. He was one of the most profilic composers, Carnatic music has ever known with 32,000 sankeertanams to his credit of which only 14200 are available today. He was a pioneer in various types of compositions and therefore rightly entitled 'Padakavita Pitamaha'. His compositions have been classified into Spiritual and Sringara Sankeertanams. These compositions cover almost every aspect of the Tirumala temple and the surrounding area.
The hallmark of this product is a detailed synopsis of the lyrical beauty and essence of each composition by the eminent scholar and musicologist Dr.Pappu Venugopala Rao. Every song in this product is descriptive of the various rituals and festivals at Tirumala. Dr.Pappu Venugopala Rao gives a prelude to each of the songs explaining these rituals and their significance in detail enabling better understanding of these beautiful compositions.
Musicians : Sangeetha Kalanidhi Sri Nedanuri Krishnamurthy Annamayya Gaana Tattva Kovida Sri Garimella Bala Krishna Prasad Smt. Mandapaka Sri Devi
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