Washington Kali Temple, 16126 Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD.
Tyagaraja(May 4, 1767 - Jan 6, 1847) was one of the greatest composers of Carnatic music or classical South Indian music. His full name is Kakarla Tyaga Brahmam. He, along with his contemporaries Muthuswami Dikshitar and Shyama Shastry, forms the Trinity of Carnatic music. He was a prolific composer and highly influential in the development of the South Indian classical music tradition. Tyagaraja composed thousands of devotional compositions, most of them in praise of Lord Rama. His compositions remain very popular even today. Of special mention are five of his compositions called the Pancharatna Krithis(five gems), which are often sung in programs in his honour.
Swararnava Fine Arts is mainly to promote and teach Indian Carnatic Classical Music in a traditional way to all our Indian community in and around USA. This organization also conduct, a Workshop Camp to all the students who are learning Carnatic Music and a detailed Workshop to local teachers.
Swararnava conducted its 18th annual - All Saints and Composers day - in Washington Kali temple on Apr 10, 2010. Ceremony Activities :
* Master of ceremony - Srimathi Anita Raj
* Guru Bhakthi & Sampradaya Krithis - All Students
* Swaravali Varisaigal & Jantai Varisaigal - All Students
* Group and Individual singing
* Guest of Honor Mr. Ustad Hamid Hussain - Certificate Distribution and speech by the chief guest
* For world peace : Kanchi Paramacharyals Composition and followed by Dinner.
Ustad Hamid Hossain was born in a musical family in Murshidabad, West Bengal, India. He received his talim in tabla, sitar and Hindustani classical vocal from his renowned father, Ustad Kader Buksh, one of Indias foremost musicologist/musician.
>City(s) = Burtonsville; State(s) = MD; Country = USA.
>Title = All Saints and Composers Day at Kali Temple - Swararnava, Burtonsville, MD, US - Video.
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