Raaga Rasika: Exploring the World of Carnatic Music

Oct 2010
Episode 70: Featured Place — Kanchipuram
Posted in Uncategorized by raagarasika at 12:48 am

We turn our attention to yet another noteworthy temple town in South India which has tremendous significance to the world of Carnatic music: Kanchipuram. In this episode, we talk about this town and its amazing temples. We also discuss the influence this town has had on the art form as well as prominent composers who have composed on this location. Vidya shares several snippets of popular compositions that are based on the various temple deities in this town.


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  • Balu

    *Good to listen to your podcast feature on Kanchi. *May I add Mysore Sadasiva Rao is yet another Vaggeyakara who has sung on Kamakshi in saveri “sri kamakoti’ popularised by MSS. * List of kritis on this shrine may please be lined up for value addition.

    Oct 22, 2010 at 1:01 pm
  • Balu

    * Nice to listen to your recent episode. *May I add to include Mysore Sadasiva Rao as one of the vaggeyakaras who have composed on Kanchi.Sri kamakoti in Saveri Popularised by MSS. is one of them *Your titbits on Devaraja Temple very interesting. *good effort on your thematic presentation on Kshetra. *You may also supplement on Alwars&Nayanmars on this shrine by putting them in Raga Malika format in your own style.

    Oct 22, 2010 at 1:27 pm
  • S. Gopalakrishnan

    Good one…Enjoyed. Thanks

    Apr 13, 2011 at 4:49 am
  • Vidya Subramanian

    Thanks for your comments and suggestions.

    Vidya Subramanian

    Aug 11, 2011 at 7:52 am