Entries by Your Webster Development

Tyagaraja The Activist

A preponderance of lyrics praising the glory of Rama reveals the peerless RAma bhakti of TyAgarAja. Did you also know that his activist mentality shines through in many of his compositions? As I was looking up some of the kritis I have learned…

Computational Carnatic Music

IBM’s Deep Blue defeated world chess champion Garry Kasparov in 1996, and Watson handily won Jeopardy in 2011. Watson BEAT, their newest machine, generates Western music scores and inspires musicians with creative ideas. Can the days of auto generation of Carnatic Music (hereafter referred to as CM) be far away?