Composer Showcase

Arunachala Kavi

Life and compositions of the composer who is part of the Tamil Trinity.

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RJ: Srividya

Arunachala Kavi

Life and compositions of the composer who is part of the Tamil Trinity.

Arunachala Kavi, a pre-trinity composer, is known for his 'Rama Natakam' , which he composed at the age of sixty. This work is in the form of an opera, with kritis and connecting viruttams and darus. Some songs from the opera, such as 'Yaaro Ivar Yaaro' and 'Andha Rama Soundaryam', are very popular on the concert stage. Arunachala Kavi is included among the Tamil Trinity of composers, with the other two being Muthu Thandavar and Marimutta Pillai.

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