It means 'till completion' and refers to the last section of musical compositions, especially in dhrupad.
Literally means 'that which decorates or embellishes.' In music it refers to features such as a change in the sequence of notes, their repetition, introduction of variety in timbre in one single phrase, etc. Embellishments are employed to bring in more beauty in presenta tions. A broad parallel would be figures of speech in literature.
Elaboration of a musical idea contained or implicit in the original tonal phrase, rngn-frame, composition, etc.
Those notes included in a raga but different from vadi and samvadi notes.
The second section of a composition following immediately after the first and generally highlighting the upper half of the octave-range
These tala-s are regarded to be less than full-fledged on account of their inherent simplicity of construction. These are often used in folk and other non-elite categories of music.
It means 'ascending in order', and the progression thus des cribed indicates movement from notes of lower pitches to those of higher.
A song-type originally composed by the poet Jayadeva in the twelveth-thirteenth century in his dance-drama Geelgovind. The form was revived in Hindustani vocal art music for solo performances by musicians of the Gwalior school in the nineteenth century.
Following from the word ucchara meaning 'articulation', it mainly refers to the initial and primary spelling out of melodic ideas in raga-presentation.
Instruments featuring a membrane for cover resonators. In the science of musical instruments they are classified as membranophones because in such instruments membranes are the primary sound-creating agents.