DICTIONARY OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN MUSICAL TERMS

SAMPOORNAJATI : a raaga that has all the seven notes.


SANCHAARA : exploration of the terrain of a raaga (with a particular gait, geometry, progression).


SANGEETA UPAASANA : devoted practice of music


SHISHYA : disciple.


SHRUTI : the microtonal intervals between notes.


SWARA : is described as a note.


SWARA BHEDA : a technique of modal shift of the tonic note.


SWARA PRASTHAARA : an exercise of phrases of notes in various rhythms and layas.
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