Some of you will probably remember that 20 years ago three of us (2 musicians/musicologists and I) jointly produced a CD product called St.Tyagaraja – a Multimedia presentation. This had 108 krithis with good commentaries and krithis sung by well known singers like Sanjay Subramaniam, R K Srikantan, etc. The application was meant to be an educational tool and one that lovers of Carnatic music could use to appreciate the nuances, subtleties, and the spiritual dimensions of the great Saint, musician and composer, Tyagaraja,
The CD application outlasted its usefulness because it was built on a technology (windows-98) that became obsolescent.
I am happy to let you know that soon the effort will be partially replicated to become a mobile App under both Google Play and Apple IOS. The App is called ‘Krithis.’
I am quite excited about this effort.
Attached is a sample of what…
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