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Compositions Of Syama Sastri - English - Sanskrit | by T.K. Govinda Rao/ Music Book

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Ganamandir Publications

T.K. Govinda Rao

2 inch

29 inch

Soft Bound


• "Compositions of Syama Sastri" is a comprehensive and insightful book that delves into the compositions of one of the greatest composers in the Carnatic music tradition, Syama Sastri. Authored by T.K. Govinda Rao, a renowned musicologist and expert in Carnatic music, this book offers a meticulous study of Syama Sastri's compositions, providing a valuable resource for musicians, scholars, and enthusiasts alike.

• The music book begins with an introduction to Syama Sastri, shedding light on his life, contributions, and the historical context in which he lived. It explores his unique style, musical innovations, and his impact on the Carnatic music tradition. The author's deep understanding of both the composer's work and the broader musical landscape of the time adds richness and depth to the narrative.

• The heart of the music book lies in its meticulous examination of Syama Sastri's compositions. T.K. Govinda Rao presents a detailed analysis of each composition, unraveling its musical structure, melodic intricacies, rhythmic patterns, and lyrical depth. The author offers valuable insights into the ragas (melodic scales) used, highlighting the distinctive elements that make each composition unique.

• Throughout the book, T.K. Govinda Rao provides notations, lyrics, and translations for each composition, ensuring that readers can appreciate and understand the compositions in their entirety. The book also includes historical anecdotes, and anecdotes associated with Syama Sastri's compositions, painting a vivid picture of the composer's artistic journey.

• This is a scholarly work that combines meticulous research with a deep appreciation for the art form. It serves as a valuable reference for musicians seeking to explore and perform Syama Sastri's compositions with authenticity and depth, while also offering a captivating reading experience for anyone interested in the rich heritage of Carnatic music.