Two softcover volumes, approximately 575 total pages. Very Good condition. Book I (Third edition, 1978) contents: I - Introduction; II - Jayadeva; III - Purandara Dasa; IV - Narayana Tirtha; V - Kshetrajna; VI - Bhadrachala Ramadas; VII - Musical Trinity; VIII - Syama Sastri; IX - Music contests and anecdotes; X - Descendants; XI - Disciples; XII - Ramaswamy Dikshitar; XIII - Muthuswamy Dikshitar; XIV - Swati Tirunal; Appendix. Book II (Second edition, revised and enlarged, 1970) contents: I - Introduction; II - Early life and education; III - His art and style; IV - His contribution; V - His operas; VI - His contribution (contd.); VII - Notes on some of his other kritis, Compositions in Bhairavi raga; VIII - Nava vidha bhakti; IX - Time measures figuring in Tyagaraja's compositions; X - Technical and rhetorical beauties figuring in Tyagaraja's compositions; XI - His genius in portraying rasas; XII - Sri Rama as pictured by Tyagaraja; XIII - Musical instruments referred to in his compositions; XIV - Allusions; XV - Some thrilling incidents; XVI - Tyagaraja's disciples and Sishya Parampara; XVII - Notes on some of his disciples and members of his Sishya Parampara; XVIII - Ankitam; XIX - Tyagaraja and his times; XX - His horoscope; XXI - Songs on various themes; XXII - Miscellaneous; XXIII - Conclusion; XXIV - Raga Lakshana; Bibliography; Addenda; Index; Appendix. Books have moderate exterior wear, else Near Fine condition, clean and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Great Composers, Book I & Great Composers II...
Publisher: The Indian Music Publishing House
Binding: Soft cover
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