DetailsCarnatic music owes its name to the Sanskrit term Karnâtaka Sangîtam which denotes “traditional” or “codified” music. The corresponding Tamil concept is known as Tamil Isai. These terms are used by scholars upholding the “classical” credentials and establish the “scientific” moorings of traditional music. Besides Sanskrit and Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam have long been used for song lyrics.
Purandara Dasa (1484-1564), a prolific poet-composer and mystic of Vijayanagar, introduced a music course that is followed to the present day. Since the 17th century, hundreds of ragas (melody types) have been distributed among 72 melakarta ragas (scales).
The type of song prevailing today, known as kriti (lit. “creation“), was popularized by the most revered poet-composer of South India, Tyagaraja (1767-1847), his contemporaries Syama Sastri and Muttusvami Dikshitar (together known as the “Trinity” of Carnatic music), and their disciples. Their songs built on the kirtana tradition – lilting, easy to remember tunes suited for the congregational singing of South and North Indian lyrics. Comprising two or three melodic themes (pallavi, anupallavi and charanam), their songs continue to kindle creativity, even displays of virtuosity, among today’s singers and instrumentalists.
Times Music presents 66 tracks of characteristic format of “Carnatic music” evolved during the 20th century.
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