Swathi Thirunal

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Post #76 by rshankar » 28 Jul 2007, 07:18

arasi wrote:He did, perhaps...

Who is the 'he'? The Prince or the maharAjA?
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Post #77 by arasi » 28 Jul 2007, 19:45

Ravi,
The prince...
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Post #78 by Lakshman » 28 Jul 2007, 20:40

Umesh wrote:
There is a famous jathiswaram in ragamalikai/m.chapu known to dancers. It is a composition of the Thanjavur quartette... or so I thought, until I heard this:

http://www.swathithirunal.in/htmlfile/265.htm

The jatisvaram in question is in the book "Tha Tanjore Quartette" by K.P.Kittappa & K.P.Sivanandam.
I think many of the tanjai nAlvar's compositions are attributed to ST.
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Post #79 by s_hari » 21 Aug 2007, 15:03

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Post #80 by rshankar » 13 Sep 2009, 20:45

In a book written by Smt. Mrinalini Sarabhai (Darpana Publication) on bharatanATyam, she mentions that Sri Swati Tirunal composed in hindi, malayalam, telugu, tamizh and marAThi.

Can we have examples of his compositions in tamizh and marAThi?
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Post #81 by keerthi » 13 Sep 2009, 23:28

Vidya Raja wrote:Hi,

I want the recording of the kriti "Pahi tarakshupuralaya" in raga Jaganmohini - Adi - Swati Tirunal.

swathitirunal.org, has the lyrics in malayalam and also no mp3 is available. Please help


look at the following url - it gives a charsur release where Smt. parassala ponnammal has sung the song you want.. You can buy either the CD or the song alone..

http://www.charsur.com/charsur/index.php?main_page=product_music_info&products_id=2710
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Post #82 by keerthi » 13 Sep 2009, 23:34

rshankar wrote:In a book written by Smt. Mrinalini Sarabhai (Darpana Publication) on bharatanATyam, she mentions that Sri Swati Tirunal composed in hindi, malayalam, telugu, tamizh and marAThi.

Can we have examples of his compositions in tamizh and marAThi?



In compilations of ST's songs, are included songs composed by scholars he patronised; and some of these may have been in TamiL and marAThi..

1. TKGovinda rao's book gives a TamiL varNaM - sAmi unnaiyE nAn migacvum nambinEnE.. couldn't find any marAthi..
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #83 by ragam-talam » 14 Nov 2010, 21:53

A 4-part documentary on ST is now available at youtube:
Part 1/4 ; Part 2/4 ; Part 3/4 ; Part 4/4
Last edited by ragam-talam on 17 Nov 2010, 02:34, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #84 by ksrimech » 16 Nov 2010, 03:57

R-T: The first link takes us to Pandit Jasraj's Bhairav.

Here is a link to the Part1: http://www.youtube.com/user/Musique4eve ... RTJT_Pfq3w
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Post #85 by ragam-talam » 17 Nov 2010, 02:35

sorry about that... corrected.
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Post #86 by ksrimech » 17 Nov 2010, 02:48

Thanks R-T
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #87 by vidya » 05 May 2011, 21:34

MuhanaprasAntyaprAsa vyavastha is a sanskrta work on prosody attributed to Swati Tirunal.
It deals with the alankaras of muhana, prasa and antyaprasa in musical compositions in sanskrta.The examples that are cited in this work are from the compositions of mArgadarshi seShayyangar (introduced in the first paragraph as 'Sesha ramanuja kavi). And this work also provides us a source to validate and identify some of seShayyangar's compositions.

Thanks to Dr.P.P.Narayanaswami for making this work available. (A translation effort is underway and will be made available soon)

http://guruguha.org/wp-content/uploads/ ... muhana.pdf
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #88 by mannari » 06 May 2011, 01:08

dear madams and sirs, I think T K Govinda Rao's "Compositions of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal " is an authority and contains almost all the compositions of the genius in detail written in the language of that particular composition, Engilish and in Sanskrit
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #89 by charuraghavan » 19 Jan 2012, 11:28

Hi Folks,
Could somebody please enlighten me about the Hindustani compositions of this prince among poets?

Regards,
Charu
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #90 by abhiadya » 10 May 2012, 22:25

Hi,

I am looking for mamavasada janani in kanada ragam with notations, any help in this regard would be of great help. If available in any book, please let me know the book name.

Ananth
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #91 by mohan » 11 May 2012, 07:31

abhiadya - T K Govinda Rao's book "Compositions of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal" has notation for most of Swati Tirunal's compositions
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #92 by USrasika » 10 Jul 2012, 04:35

Dear all,
Does anyone have the lyrics to "Ambhoja Nabha"?
Thanks!
Hari.
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #93 by mohan » 10 Jul 2012, 05:43

USrasika wrote:Does anyone have the lyrics to "Ambhoja Nabha"?


Lyrics courtesy of Sri Lakshman Ragde:

ambhOjamAbha. rAgA: bhairavi. tripuTa tALA.

P: ambhOjanAbha mAm pAlaya satatam ambhOjAlayAjAnE
A: jambhavairi vandita jalaja lOla lOcana kumbha sambhava vinuta kuntIsuta sArathE
C1: bhujanga shayana hari krSNa bhujanga vairiratha gOpi
bhujanga bhAma sangaranga bhujangavara kAliyadamana
bhujanga lOka vAsinuta bhujanga varada dEva dEva
bhujanga bhUSaNa sannuta lIla bhujanga rUpa sankarSaNa
2: lOla lOla vanamAla nIla surabhilavAla
lAlasita nija jAla pAlitasura vairi jAla
bAla sUrya sama cEla bAlagOpa dhrtashaila
pAlita gO gOpAla jAla jita shishupAla


Dr BMK has retuned this in kharaharapriya rAga, misra capu tAla. You can find his version on youtube.
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #94 by USrasika » 10 Jul 2012, 06:18

Thanks! Yes, I was there in thiruvananthapuram for it!
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #95 by USrasika » 10 Jul 2012, 23:07

though i remember it being longer (more lyrics) when I heard it...
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #96 by Lakshman » 12 Jul 2012, 05:52

There is a cararNa missing here (which I added later):

nanda nanda vibhO mucukundAnandakara sunanandanaya nija lIlA
manda nIla vAsudEva kundasuma surucira mandahAsa virAjita
mandaradhara gOvinda sundara shubhAnE
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Re: Swathi Thirunal

Post #97 by venkatakailasam » 26 Jun 2013, 19:38

SwaATi TirunAL krtimAla-1947- compiled by Semmengudi Srinivasa Iyer with a forward by Sir CP Ramaswamy Iyer...PDF file.

http://www.mediafire.com/view/1hzm5scdbkwgdus/swaATi_tirunAL_krtimAla-1947-.pdf
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