(Last Updated on : 30-03-2015)
Paidala Gurumurti Sastri was a renowned composer of Carnatic Music
. He lived during the 17th century in the village of Kayatar in Tirunelveli district
of in the Indian state
of Tamil Nadu
. His family name was Paidala. He was a Telugu speaking Brahmin. He learnt music from Venkatasubbayya.
Gurumurti Sastri composed many Gitas, or short songs illustrating Janaka
(means parent, also known as melakarta) and Janya ragas. He was famous for his technical knowledge of the science of Ragas
This article is a stub. You can enrich by adding more information to it. Send your Write Up to email@example.com
Recently Updated Articles in Indian Music
|• ||Folk Music of Northern India|
Folk Music of Northern India showcases the diverse cultural heritage of India. A variety of songs have been composed in this genre of music that narrates numerous themes.
|• ||Types of Odissi Music|
Types of Odissi music cover a rather wide range of styles. There are six major types of Odissi music.
|• ||Rabindra Sangeet|
Originated by Rabindranath Tagore, Rabindra Sangeet still reverberates the distinct aura of Indian classical music. In the arena of Indian classical music, Rabindra Sangeet with its entire classical aura and distinct romanticism stands as one of the primary music of India.
This is a traditional form of Islamic music usually found in India and Pakistan. Qawwali is a vibrant musical tradition of India, which dates back to more than 700 years and is still a surviving art of music today.
|• ||Folk Music of South India|
Folk Music of South India runs in the blood of every South Indian. The children are encouraged by their elders to learn folk music. Folk Music of South India has a number of forms and their variations can be found in other parts of India as well.