Shri Rajagopala – Dikshithar

Shri Rajagopala, a composition of Muthuswami Dikshithar in raga Saveri set to Adi Talam describes the presiding deity at the temple town of Mannargudi in the Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. A description of the song and raga is given here. The recording is from a concert at the Jayarama Seva Mandali during the Krishnothsava festival 2011 organized by Percussive Arts Center in Bangalore. The accompanists are JK Sridhar (violin) VS Rajagopal(mridangam) and Karthik Mani (ghatam).

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