SECOND SERFOJI PERIOD ARTS AT THANJAVUR – A CASE STUDY

Authors

Arokiaswamy I & Arumugam D
Government Arts College, Ariyalur, Tamilnadu, India – 621713, Affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Trichy – 620 024

Satheesh Kumar P
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Architecture, Lincoln University College, Malaysia,
Dean, School of Architecture and Interior Design, College of Engineering and Technology,
Faculty of Engineering and Technology, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, SRM Nagar,
Kattankulathur – 603 203, Kanchipuram, Chennai, TN, India.

Jeganathan M
Post Doctoral Fellowship in Environmental Science, Lincoln University College, Malaysia,
Associate Professor, Prime Nest College of Architecture and Planning, Siruganur, Thiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India – 600 105

Abstract

In the realm of music, the period of Raja Serfoji may be called as the augustan age of music as the Trinity of South Indian music – Sri Tyagarajaswami, Sri Syama Sastri and Sn Muttuswamy Diksitar lived at Tanjore during his reign. The blossoming of the musical genius at Tanjore had paved way for the evolution of several ragas, the popularization of the musical form ‘Krti’ and such other aspects, all in unison had indeed enriched the scientific system of South Indian music.