Achivements of Dr. Mrityunjaya Agadi
‘A’ grade artiste of AIR and Doordarshan
His performances are studded not only with his scholarly insight but also with a rare melody. He is gifted with a voice that is extremely melodious, flexible and firats are amazing. Raag Sajgiri and Kabir Bhairav in his melodious voice are enchanting and look at the variety within him a concrete love for abstract , a sharp analytical power of dissect systematically and intellectual problem and also an ability to synthesize beautifully the diverse shades of thoughts, a unique intensity to fathom the mystery of music , essence of wonder of being lost in the fantastic , magical world to fairy tales and strong belief in the tradition of Jaipur- Atrauli Gharana. However his earlier learning of Gwalior Gharana also peeps into his renderings. All these colorful bits of jig-saw puzzle refused to form a very sedate straight picture. Even in his rendition of Vachanas and Dasar Padas, one can discern insights of the subtleties and nuances of his scholarly approach and beauty of a devotee. Systematic exposition of the raga structure , brilliant phrasing and a variety of taan patterns , ease and grace in all of the three octaves mark his singing. He does not merely present a grammar of a raga but can build it up into an aesthetically pleasing experience.
He is an abiding inspiration to large number of disciples which includes students of very young age to that of matured age. To the ears of listeners and music lovers, of course, a sublime treat.
He has been conferred the title “Gayak Chudamani” by the shri. Muralidhar Sangeet Vidyalaya of Bhadravati. He has also been honored with the title “Gayana Praveen” by Shivanand Ashrama, Kampli, Hospet Gana Bhaskara Award of Swara Sanidya, Bengalore. Innumerable institutions have felicitated him for his achievements and performance. Ashwini studio, Bangalore has recorded and released his 2 audio cassettes namely “Shastriya Ganashree” and “Basava Barayya” the latter is collection of vachanas.