DICTIONARY OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN MUSICAL TERMS

VAADYA : any musical instrument.


VAADI : literally means to speak. In a raga, a vadi swara is a note that produces the feeling of the raga.


VAGGEYAKAARA : a composer of music.


VAKRA : twisted or non-regular.


VRINDA GAANA : is choral singing.


VISTAAR : to elaborate.


VIVADI SWARA : it is a swara which is dissonant to the scale of a raaga.
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