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|MYSORE SADASIVA RAO (19th century)|
Background: He learnt
music from Walajahpet Venkataramana Bhagavatar.
Region: He belonged to Mysore, Karnataka.
Contribution: He composed many Kritis, especially in Madhyamakala (medium tempo), besides Varnams and Tillanas. Of the several compositions that he composed, only a few are available.
Theme: Devotion, in praise of various deities.
Languages used: Sanskrit and Telugu.
Popular Compositions: Vachamagocharundani (Atana), Saketanagaranatha (Harikambhoji), Tyagaraja Swami Vedalina (Todi) etc.
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