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Category: Music Glossary

Laya and Layakari

“Laya” means Rythm and “Kari ” means doing . It is basically everything related to rhythm of music i.e. singing ,dance and intrumental. Though Laya...

Nibadh and Anibadh Gayan

Anibadh singing is a way of singing free of any structure. It was sung in ancient times. It did not have Sur and Taal. Nibadh...

Samprakritik Raag.

Raagas are born  from Thaat.That is the reason Thaat is known as Janak(one who gives birth)and raagas born from it are known as Janya raag.Samprakritik...

Adharvdarshak Swar.

In Classical music,Madhyam swar plays an important role in deciding the time of singing raagas.it is known as Adharvdarshak swar.Morning raags have influence of Shudh...

Swar Samvad.

The combination of two Swars produce a sound which is known as Dhwani.This Dhwani is sometimes soothing to ears and sometimes bad.If the Dhwani produced...

Sparsh Swara

Sparsh in hindi means ‘touch’. Swara means the surs in hindustani classical music i.e. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dh Ni. To know more about...

Komal and Teevra Sur.

Out of these seven surs ,Re Ga Dh and Ni become “Komal”when their frequency is lower than their shudhha form.There place on the harmonium or...

Sur

Musical Naad used for singing is known as Sur.To Learn music it is necessary to have knowledge of sur.Sur is nothing but a musical note.There...

Naad

The origin of music is “Naad”.It is a musical sound.It is a series of regular vibrations in a medium like air(as opposed to irregular vibrations,which...

Raaga

Raaga is a important artifact of Indian music...