DICTIONARY OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN MUSICAL TERMS

EKADHATU DIVYANAAMA KIRTANA : a Divyanaama kirtana wherein the pallavi and the charanas have the same dhatu or tune; the pallavi is not repeated at the end of the charana.


EKAKAALA : one of the 10 elements of musical time; wherein for each taala akshara or count, there is only one kaalaa.


EKALLAN : a person who is able to give a complete performance by himself without the help of any accompaniment; as opposed to the Ekallan Yamalan who needs the musical accompaniment of another person and Brinda Gayanan who needs the accompaniment of a number of persons, i.e an orchestral accompaniment.


EKAMUDRAKAARA : a composer who has used only one type of Vaggeyakaara mudra in his compositions.


ERRA JAARU : ascending glide.
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