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What is asthai notation?

Asthai is the basic and opening part of the raga. It is repeated throughout the alaap. Asthai brings together melody, rhythm and tempo. It has definite form and is repeated from time to time. It offers the raga a framework… Full Answer

What is alankar?

In India,Alankar or Alankara means ornaments or adornments. In the context of Indian classical music, the application of an alankar is essentially to embellish or enhance the inherent beauty of the genre. The earliest reference to the term Alankar has… Full Answer