“… rare and lesser-known compositions of Saint Annamacharya, Muthu Thandavar, Trinity..., post Trinity...”
- Sangita Kala Acharya Suguna Varadachari
“… patanthara of these songs are old and authentic…very clear…providing details like the anu-svaras of a specified swara.”
- Sangita Kala Acharya-designate Dr. R.S. Jayalakshmi
“… has used her observant experience as a student, teacher and a performer while compiling this book…”
- Padma Bhushan, Sangita Kalanidhi Dr. Sudha Raghunathan
“Detailed notation… in English… given with gamaka symbols. This feature has not been observed in the books brought out in recent times.”
- Sangita Kalanidhi Dr. S. Sowmya
Athishaya Vara Prasadini is a compilation of 50 rare Carnatic songs by 24 composers notated by Maragatham Ramaswamy and was released on June 12, 2022 in a function organized by Ramapriya Arts Foundation in Chennai.
The book was released by Dr. T. V. Somanathan (Finance Secretary, Govt Of India) and the first copy was received by "Cleveland" Sri. V. V. Sundaram.
The book includes forewords from eminent musicians and scholars including
Review in The Hindu on July 21, 2022
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