DICTIONARY OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN MUSICAL TERMS
A collection of terms in South Indian Music ( with a few terms from North Indian Music ) with their meaning
or description has been provided.
: any musical instrument.
: literally means to speak. In a raga, a vadi swara is a note that produces
the feeling of the raga.
: a composer of music.
: twisted or non-regular.
: is choral singing.
: to elaborate.
: it is a swara which is dissonant to the scale of a raaga.