: the popular term for a music concert.
KADIGAI(Tamil) : a bard who sings songs in special occassions invoking prosperity.
KAAKU : a song of an erotic nature.
KALAKSHEPAM : A discourse on a sacred theme to the accompaniment of music.
KALPITA SANGITA : compositions already composed.
KAMPAM : a type of gamaka.
KAMPITA SWARA : the note which is rendered with a shake.
KARNATAKA BANI(Tamil) : singing and playing in the correct style of South Indian music, without mixing alien styles.
KAAVADI CHINDU : a type of Tamil folk song.
KAVANAM : creative work.
KIRTAN : North Indian style of performance, similar to kathakalakshepam of South India.
KEERTHANA : a simpler form of musical composition. Words are given more importance than the musical content.
KRITI : said to have evolved from the keerthana where the musical value is higher than the keerthana. It is more technical than keerthana.
KOMAL SWARA : the lower-pitched note.
KONNAKOL : the art of reciting jatis in a pleasant manner confining to a chosen tala.
KRAMA : regular (as opposed to vakra).
KRAMA SANCHAARA : phrases which confirm to the arohana-avarohana gati of the raga.