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With reference to cultural history of India, consider the following statements :

1. Most of the Tyagaraja Kritis are devotional songs in praise of Lord Krishna.
2. Tyagaraja created several new ragas.
3. Annamacharya and Tyagaraja are contemporaries.
4. Annamacharya kirtanas are devotional songs in praise of Lord Venkateshwara.

Which of the statements given above are correct?
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 2 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 2, 3 and 4



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Tyagaraja Kritis are primarily devotional songs dedicated to Lord Rama, not Lord Krishna.

Tyagaraja is known for his innovations in creating new ragas within the Carnatic music tradition.

Annamacharya and Tyagaraja belonged to different time periods. Annamacharya lived in the 15th century, while Tyagaraja lived in the 18th-19th century.

Annamacharya, a revered composer in the Carnatic music tradition, composed numerous kirtanas dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara.


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