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Glossary :

  1. Abhoga
  2. It means 'till completion' and refers to the last section of musical compositions, especially in dhrupad.

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  3. Alankara
  4. 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.

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  5. Alap
  6. Elaboration of a musical idea contained or implicit in the original tonal phrase, rngn-frame, composition, etc.

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  7. Amivadi
  8. Those notes included in a raga but different from vadi and samvadi notes.

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  9. Antara
  10. The second section of a composition following immediately after the first and generally highlighting the upper half of the octave-range

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  11. Ardhatala
  12. 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.

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  13. Arohi
  14. It means 'ascending in order', and the progression thus des cribed indicates movement from notes of lower pitches to those of higher.

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  15. Ashtapadi
  16. 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.

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  17. Auchar
  18. Following from the word ucchara meaning 'articulation', it mainly refers to the initial and primary spelling out of melodic ideas in raga-presentation.

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  19. Avanaddha
  20. 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.

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