Mariyamman – songs by Sirgali Govindarajan & Madurai Somasundaram

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1) Madurai aracalum Minaksi (“She is Minaksi ruling over Madurai”)
Kapi raga, adi tala; from the movie Tirumalai Tenkumari (“From Tirupati to Cape Comorin”); sung by Sirgali Govindarajan; music composed by Kunnakkudi Vaidyanathan
Duration: 05:31, Audio file size: 2.7 MB

2) Maduraikk’ araci Minaksi – live recording (“She is the queen of Madurai, Minaksi”)
Ragamalika (1979 version); adi tala; music composed and sung by Madurai Somasundaram
Duration: 4:36, Audio file size: 2.2 MB

3) Maduraikk’ araci Minaksi (“She is the queen of Madurai, Minaksi”), Ragamalika (1977 version); adi tala; music composed and sung by Madurai Somasundaram
Duration: 5:58, Audio file size: 2.9 MB

4) Apologia, Tamil, by Madurai Somasundaram in continuation of the preceding music example (3)
Duration: 0:59, Audio file size: 474 KB

The songs are discussed in the monograph titled The Goddess Mariyamman in Music and in Sociology of Religion by Pia Srinivasan Buonomo and S.A. Srinivasan.

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