Tyāgarāja and the Renewal of Tradition: Translations and Reflections

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Motilal Banarsidass Publ., 1994 - Carnatic music - 304 pages
Tyagaraja 1767-1947 is the most celebrated of South Indian musician saints. This book explores some of the growth processes, the transmission patterns and the cultural creativity involved in South Indian bhakti traditions, using examples of Tyagaraja`s life story, songs and social signigicance as case studies.
 

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Contents

NAUKA CARITRAM
3
EARLY BIOGRAPHIES OF TYAGARAJA
57
LATER BIOGRAPHIES OF TYAGARAJA
81
TYAGARAJAS HAGIOGRAPHY IN WIDER
121
THE SPREAD OF TYAGARAJAS FAME
135
BANGALORE
145
TWENTIETHCENTURY UNDERSTANDINGS
165
REFLECTIONS ON TYAGARAJA AND TRADITION
231
QUESTS
259
TRADITION AND TYAGARAJA TODAY
279
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