Introduction to concepts from Kṛtimaṇimāḷai and Saṅgītaratnākara

Both the Kritimanimalai Series and 'Sangitaratnakara of Sarangadeva - A Study' had many features of note. Through extracts and adaptations, several of the features from the books are presented in this section. To explore these features, click on the links below:

Kritimanimalai Concepts:
Introduction | Diacritical Markings | Notation Overview | Svara-s | Gamaka-s | Mēḷakarta Table

Notation samples:
In English:
Sri Tyāgarāja's compositions: Ninu Vinā Sukhamu, Tōdi | Sundari Nī, Kalyāni
Sri Dīkṣitar's compositions: Kṣitijā Ramaṇan, Dēvagāndhāri | Vātāpi Gaṇapatim, Hamsadhvani

In Tamil:
Sri Tyāgarāja's compositions: Ninu Vinā Sukhamu, Todi | Sundari Nī, Kalyāṇi




Sangitaratnakara Concepts:
Introduction | Saṅkhyā | Tāla Prastāra | Naṣṭam Method | Uddiṣṭam Method | Mēru Charts