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With Reference To Cultural History of India, Consider the Following Statements 2018

With reference to cultural history of India, consider the following statements :

  1. Most of the Tyagaraja Kritis are devotional songs in praise of Lord Krishna.
  2. Tyagaraja created several new ragas.
  3. Annamacharya and Tyagaraja are contemporaries.
  4. Annamacharyaldrtanas are devotional songs in praise of Lord Venkateshwara.

Which of the statements given above are correct?(2018)

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 2 and 4 only

c) 1, 2 and 3 only

d) 2, 3 and 4 only

Answer: B

Annamacharyaldrtanas was a 15th-century Hindu saint and is the earliest known Indian musician to compose songs called sankirtanas in praise of the god Venkateswara, a form of Vishnu.

Tyagaraja took music training from SontiVenkataramayya. But that didn’t stop him from taking musical inspirations from various earlier poet

February 2024