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By William J. Jackson

Tyagaraja (1767-1847) is surely South India's so much celebrated musician-saint. His songs, notable for his or her attractiveness in addition to for his or her sheer volume, were a resource of idea to numerous generations of Hindus. This examine makes an attempt to deepen our figuring out of Tyagaraja's existence and lyrics by means of delivering clean insights into the that means this saint holds for South Indians. For the 1st time in Tyagaraja scholarship, the saint's lifestyles and works were contextualized inside a ancient, social, and cultural framework. The booklet reconstructs the Maratha reign within the Kaveri delta in a finished demeanour, and attempts to set up hyperlinks among Tyagaraja's works and the stricken historical past of this quarter. the quantity additionally explores Tyagaraja's accomplishments as a composer, and includes trustworthy and vigorous translations in English of 1 hundred sixty of Tyagaraja's lyrics.

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