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  Carnatic - LoveToKnow 1911
CARNATIC, or Karnatak (Kannada, Karnata, Karnatakadesa), a name given by Europeans to a region of southern India, between the Eastern Ghats and the Coromandel coast, in the presidency of Madras.
The Northern Carnatic extended from the river Pennar to the northern limit of the country; and the chief town was Ongole.' The Carnatic, as above defined, comprehended within its limits the maritime provinces of Nellore, Chingleput, South Arcot, Tanjore, Madura and Tinnevelly, besides the inland districts of North Arcot and Trichinopoly.
The Pandya kingdom practically coincided in extent with the districts of Madura and Tinnevelly; that of the Cholas extended along the Coromandel coast from Nellore to Pudukottai, being bounded on the north by the Pennar river and on the south by the Southern Vellaru.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Carnatic   (1616 words)

  
 Egypt Red Sea Shipwrecks - The Carnatic
The Peninsula and Oriental Passenger Steamer "Carnatic" was built by Samuda Bros of London and classified as an "iron framed planked passenger steamer of 1776 tons." Her dimensions were 89.8m x 11.6m with a draught of 7.8m.
The Carnatic was launched in December 1862 and registered by P and O (although that abbreviation was not used in those days) in March 1863.
The Court’s decision was that the stranding of the Carnatic was "due to a grave default of the Master" and consequently suspended his Master’s certificate for 9 months.
www.touregypt.net /vdc/Carnatic.htm   (2593 words)

  
 Carnatic music at AllExperts
Carnatic music (known as कर्णाटक सङ्गीत in Sanskrit, ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಸಂಗೀತ in Kannada, കര്‍‌ണാടക സംഗീതം in Malayalam, கருநாடக இசை in Tamil, కర్నాటక సంగీతం in Telugu) is the form of Indian classical music that had its origins in South India.
Carnatic music is of a melodic form and is typically a monophonic song with improvised variations.
In Carnatic music, the sampurna ragas (the ones that have seven notes in their scales) are classified into the melakarta system, which groups them according to the kinds of notes that they have.
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ca/carnatic_music.htm   (4023 words)

  
 ::::::: Carnatic Music ::::::::
Carnatic music owes its vitality not to those who seek to change its face but to those who love it and nourish its spirit by harnessing their creativity to exploration of the beauty found in its tradition.
Thus the men who made history in Carnatic music were not radicalists but super musicians who were identified with its timeless glory and rasa and found fulfillment in continuing the traditional stream of excellence.
In the years 1763 to 1775 were born the Trinity of Carnatic Music Syama Sastri, (1763-1827), Sadguru Thyagaraja Swami (1767-1847), and Sri Muthuswami Deekshitar (1775-1835).
www.mandolinshrinivas.org /carnatic.htm   (476 words)

  
 India4u - Music - Carnatic Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Carnatic music is based not on logarithmic division but on rational division.
The rational division claim is supported by the fact that tuning of instruments (for example, in setting the frets of the veena) is performed mostly by the ear and not by reference to standards.
This is the reason why purists object to the use of keyboard instruments in Carnatic music - the lack of gamaka, which leads to a mutilation of the raga swaroopa.
www.india4u.com /indmusic/carnatic.asp   (2311 words)

  
 Symp2004, Bangalore
Carnatic Music refers to the classical tradition of the southern part of the Indian subcontinent (which can be taken to include Sri Lanka) where the Dravidian group of languages is spoken.
Carnatic music probably began to take its present form in the Karnataka region (hence its name) in the 16th and 17th centuries, and flourished at the Vijayanagar court in the Deccan.
After the destruction of the Vijayanagara Empire in 1565 the focal point for Carnatic music shifted base to the Tanjore district of modern Tamil Nadu, where, in the 18th and 19th centuries, the majority of pieces in the current repertoire were composed.
www.meltonfoundation.org /Symp2004/1092/HTML/carnatic.htm   (773 words)

  
 CARNATIC MUSIC :: A complete website on South Indian Music
Carnatic music is considered one of the oldest systems of music in the world.
Carnatic music is a very complex system of music that requires much thought, both artistically and technically.
The growth and development of Carnatic music through the centuries is a testimony to the greatness of the Indian mind.
www.carnaticindia.com   (726 words)

  
 Carnatic music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Carnatic Music (which was based in South India), the pan-Indian bhakti movement laid a substantial basis as far as the use of religious themes are concerned, while major developments post 13th century also contributed to its divergence from Hindustani music.
In Carnatic music, the sampoorna ragas (those with all seven notes in their scales) are classified into a system called the melakarta, which groups them according to the kinds of notes that they have.
Carnatic Music was traditionally taught in the gurukula system, where the student lived with and learnt the art from his guru (perceptor).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carnatic_music   (4317 words)

  
 Carnatic music Indian classical genre from South India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Carnatic music is more an achievement of individual styles rather than a music from schools, such as can be found in the North.
The personality of Carnatic musicians or composers of poems and music marks their time : because of the competition between individuals, the styles, the forms and the instruments change very quickly.
Carnatic music as it is known today has evolved between the 18th and the 20th centuries.
makar-records.com /siteus/carnaticvoc.html   (183 words)

  
 Egypt Red Sea Shipwrecks - The Carnatic
The Peninsula and Oriental Passenger Steamer "Carnatic" was built by Samuda Bros of London and classified as an "iron framed planked passenger steamer of 1776 tons." Her dimensions were 89.8m x 11.6m with a draught of 7.8m.
The Carnatic was launched in December 1862 and registered by P and O (although that abbreviation was not used in those days) in March 1863.
Carnatic will remain pretty much as she is for the foreseeable future.
touregypt.net /vdc/Carnatic.htm   (2593 words)

  
 Carnatic Concert Flutes by Anubodh
It is commonly referred to as Carnatic or Karnatik flute based upon the earlier name for a large region of South India.
Most prevalent design of Carnatic flutes is the one which is said to have been invented by by Sharaba Shastri of the Palladam school, in the beginning of the 20th century.
This design also has 8 fingerholes but is different from the traditional Carnatic flute in the way that it is fingered.
www.anubodh.com /carnatic_flute.htm   (328 words)

  
 Carnatic Music of India,Famous Carnatic Music in Karnataka,Carnatic Music Information,India Carnatic Music
Hindustani music has is origin in the northern regions of the country, while Carnatic music developed in the southern regions of India.
The back bone of this great music is Purandara Dasa, known as the Father of Carnatic Music, and other scholars who classifies the music and developed it as a medium of teaching, performing, prayer and therapy.
The Carnatic Music is developed through the system of ragas known as 'melodic scales' and talas 'rhythmic cycles'.
www.indiasite.com /karnataka/carnatic-music.html   (551 words)

  
 Carnatic Sangeet (Karnatic Sangeet) the South Indian system of Music
In the West, Carnatic Sangeet is not as well known as Hindustani Sangeet (north Indian music).
Carnatic Sangeet is found in the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Carnatica.
It was during this period that the "trinity" of Carnatic music, Thyagaraja, Shamashastri, and Muthuswami Dikshitar composed their famous compositions.
chandrakantha.com /articles/indian_music/carnatic_sangeet.html   (980 words)

  
 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Chennai News : There should be more Carnatic songs in Tamil, says Minister Durai Murugan
He said that though he does not know anything about the nuances of Carnatic music nor had he learnt it, he was nevertheless able to enjoy the music, which according to him had evolved from the natural elements, animal and bird life, and through the human voice.
Expressing regret that the crowd coming to listen to Carnatic music was dwindling, he said that the reason was that music had not been simplified and taken to the masses.
A debate on the future of Carnatic music, and `Raganubhava - An Experience of Thodi' were some events organised by Carnatica, which was recently awarded the ISO 9001 certificate.
www.hindu.com /2006/11/03/stories/2006110314660200.htm   (593 words)

  
 carnatic.com
I intend this to be the best reference for carnatic music on the web.
If you maintain a website containing carnatic music information, consider joining the Webring.
3) Deviganasudha: Carnatic music compositions from Deviganasudha composed by Shri Ogirala Veera Raghava Sarma rendered by Smt B Vimala, daughter and desciple of OVRS.
www.carnatic.com   (547 words)

  
 Carnatic Corner - your guide to Carnatic music on the internet
Carnatic Music is the great classical music art form of South India.
Today, Carnatic music is spreading all around the world and through the internet is getting an even wider audience.
Carnatic Corner lets you explore this fascinating art to the fullest with links to audio, information about leading practitioners and organisations as well as an extensive library of knowledge.
www.carnaticcorner.com   (120 words)

  
 Carnatic Sangeet (Karnatic Sangeet) the South Indian system of Music
In the West, Carnatic Sangeet is not as well known as Hindustani Sangeet (north Indian music).
Carnatic Sangeet is found in the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Carnatica.
It was during this period that the "trinity" of Carnatic music, Thyagaraja, Shamashastri, and Muthuswami Dikshitar composed their famous compositions.
www.chandrakantha.com /articles/indian_music/carnatic_sangeet.html   (980 words)

  
 A World in Two Cities
In contrast to northern styles, Carnatic music is more thoroughly oriented to the voice.
Fewer instruments are used in Carnatic than in northern Indian music, and there are no exclusively instrumental forms.
Tyāgarāja is widely regarded by Carnatic musicians as the finest and most important South Indian composer.
www.cla.umn.edu /twocities/rprojs/Indian/carnatic.asp   (2461 words)

  
 SRUTI-India Carnatic Music,india dance & music magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It is in fact easier for a person belonging to the Carnatic tradition to respond to and appreciate Hindustani music than for a person belonging to the Hindustani tradition to respond to Carnatic music.
It is indeed more difficult to respond to Carnatic music of the highest kind, which requires prolonged and assiduous listening and perhaps a bit of learning as well.
If there are no Hindustani musicians learning Carnatic music, it is because they are not open-minded as the southerners are and perhaps also because they do not comprehend the beauty of Carnatic music.
www.sruti.com /feb02/febn&n3.html   (1509 words)

  
 Carnatic.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Carnatic a fine clipper ship of 871 tons built at Sunderland by Pile in 1867 and chartered by the NZ Steamship Company, was never fortunate enough to make any sensational passaages outwards, but, on one occasion when in command of Captain Moon she ran home in 69.5 days from Port Chalmers.
In those days very little cargo was offering in the Dominion and the Carnatic remained at anchor in the harbour for 6 months, when she then sailed for London with General cargo.
On her return to London the Carnatic made a voyage to San Fransisco and had a narrow escape of being totally wrecked before reaching her destination.
www.angelfire.com /az/nzgenweb/carnatic.html   (311 words)

  
 Carnatic Music - South Indian Classical Music - www.artindia.net
Broadly speaking, Hindustani developed in the northern regions of the country, while Carnatic music is indigenous to the south.
This is mainly due to the contributions of such inspired artists as Purandara Dasa, known as the Father of Carnatic Music, and other scholars who codified the system and gave it a clear format as a medium of teaching, performing, prayer and therapy.
Carnatic music abounds in structured compositions in the different ragas.
artindia.net /carnatic.html   (320 words)

  
 Carnatic, Sha'ab Abu Nuhas - Diving Red Sea, North Hurghada, dive site directory
The Carnatic is one of the older wrecks in the Red Sea and after her sinking in September 1869 she lay alone on the reef of Abu Nuhâs for over 100 years before being joined by several others wrecks in the 1970’s and 1980’s.
Whatever the reasons, the Carnatic struck the reef of Abu Nuhâs just after midnight where she did not sink immediately but became stuck on the shallow reef top.
The Carnatic appeared to be in fair condition and as nightfall approached for the second time, Captain Jones made the fateful decision to ride out another night on the floundering vessel.
www.divesitedirectory.co.uk /dive_site_red_sea_north_hurghada_wreck_carnatic.html   (1220 words)

  
 Carnatic Music Origin & Development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the enjoyment of Carnatic music it is hence held that the richness of the sahitya is not to be overlooked.
The above is a far-from-exhaustive coverage of the origin and development of Carnatic music along with a brief report on the concurrent development of music in South India before the establishment of Carnatic music as a distinct stream.
For a detailed coverage and better understanding of the development of Carnatic music it would be necessary to spend considerable time on the theoretical basis for the classification of ragas and the nourishment that was given to music by composers.
www.chembur.com /carnatic/page02.html   (1404 words)

  
 Carnatic Music
Carnatic Music is rich in both Raagas(melody) and Talas and has to be expressed with Bhava (feeling).
Methodical presentation of Carnatic music was developed in the 15th century by
Taalam indicates the rythm or beats in Carnatic music.
www.raagalaya.org /Music.html   (773 words)

  
 Indiachildren - Indian Music (Carnatic Music)
An important element of carnatic music is its devotional contents.
The carnatic music is based on the system of ragas (melodical scales) and talas (rhythmic cycles).
Purandara Dasa is known as the father of Carnatic Music.
www.indiachildren.com /lifestyles/music/carnatic.htm   (238 words)

  
 MITHAS - Carnatic Music
Carnatic music is the classical music of South India.
Purandara Dasa is considered the Father of Carnatic music.
Incidenatlly, an important element of Carnatic music is the heavy leaning towards devotional content.
web.mit.edu /mithas/www/carnatic.html   (145 words)

  
 Carnatic article by Peter Collings
In total contrast to the other wrecks on Abu Nuhas, the Carnatic is adorned with over 100 years of coral growth of splendid colours and variety.
The Carnatic was a typical steam sailing vessel of the 1860’s.
The fine weather meant that there was no surf breaking on the reef and the Carnatic struck coral at 1.30 in the morning.
www.sportextreme.com /phdiar62   (654 words)

  
 Suraj's Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bedham is hence treating one of the notes of a given raga as 'sa' and rendering a new one from there in such a way that the new raga has the same 'note positions' as the notes in the unshifted raga.
Carnatic music treats each note in a given raga as a wave function.
One of the major problems I see with people who learn Carnatic is their confusion about "absolute pitch" in Western and hence the lack of enthusiasm or motivation to try out 'chords'.
sunson.livejournal.com /tag/carnatic   (9836 words)

  
 Carnatic Music Software - RASIKA & GAAYAKA
Gaayaka enables you to enter 'sa ri ga ma' notation and play it in Flute or Veena - useful for practicing carnatic music lessons (lessons up to geethams and sample krithis, varnams etc. are supplied with the software).
There are 2 pages explaining the Carnatic music notation system and the Gaayaka file format.
The Miscellanous group has a page on problems of creating midi files for Carnatic music (with some sample midi files with gamakam) a page of links to some Carnatic Music sites and of course a page about me!.
carnatic2000.tripod.com   (911 words)

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