: is musical sound.
NADOPAASAKA : one who meditates on absolute music or nada.
NAMA SANKIRTANAM : sacred music involving the repeated recital of God's name.
NAMITA : one of the gamakas - singing a part of raaga aalaapana in a slender tone.
NATYA GAANA : music used in dances.
NAVAGRAHA KIRTANAS : songs on planets for the seven days of the week.
NAVARASAS : the nine kinds of feelings or emotions.
NAVARATRI KIRTANAS : nine kirtanas composed, intended for singing during the Navarathri festival.
NAVAVARNA KIRTANAS : the 9 compositions composed by Muthuswamy Dikshitar on Kamalamba (Tiruvarur temple)
NAYA : soft
NIRGIT : a composition without words. eg., jatiswaram.
NOKKU : one of the 15 classical gamakas.