TTD to Record 10,000 Annamiah Sankeertans on War Footing - Says TTD Addl Eo


irumala, 20 Dec. 20: TTD is all set to compose all Sankeertans of  Saint poet 

Tallapaka Annamacharya in four to five  years time, says additional EO Sri A V Dharma Reddy on Sunday .


Addressing a meeting of music composers , and exponents of classical music at Annamaiah Bhavan, the Additional EO said as directed by  the TTD EO, the  objective of the spiritual crusade was to  put all sankeertanas  in format with commentary, music and voice by reputed singers .


He said of the 32,000 sankeetans composed by the saint poet,  14,000  were retrieved by the TTD Annamacharya project and of these so far 4000 sankeertanas have been put on format with music and voice .


At the three hour long session with singers and composers from several states ,the Additional EO said  the TTD aimed to format all sankeertanas with a narrative about the period  and circumstances of composing, for the remaining 10,000 sankeertanas along with commentary on content..


The Additional EO said in a pilot project each composer will be allocated 8-10 sankeetans to compose music and give voice.


He also appealed to music composers to become partners in the holy project of recording and publishing the Annamacharya keertanas.He also invited the music composers and singers to participate in the sundarakanda,Bhagavad Gita and Virata Parva Parayanams at Nada Niranjanam .


He said the TTD  was contemplating on sending teams of artists to America and Australia to propagate Annamaiah sankeerthana  after the end of Covid-19 environment.


He said the TTD would not only upload them on TTD website and permit free downloads but also upload in the SVBC Youtube as part of propagation of sanatana Hindu Dharma.


Speaking at the meeting SVBC chairman Sri Sai Krishna Yachendra urged composers to make it more spiritual and to observe some guidelines.


Senior singer Sri Balakrishna Prasad , SV Recording Project executive committee members Smt Kanyakumari ,Sri Sudhakar,Sri Veerabhadra Rao,OSD of project and coordinator Sri. Vibhishana Sharma,Annamacharya project director Sri Dakshinamurthy,SVBC director Sri Swapna and several singers ,music Directors were present.

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