The Krithi Format: India’s Musical Gift to the World

Carnatic Collective  supported by Indica Pictures is Udupa Foundation production. Episode 5 features Vidushi Dr. Jayanthi Kumaresh on the Veena and Vidwan Akshay Anand on the Mridangam.

Dr Jayanthi Kumaresh will be speaking at Sacred Spaces, Sounds and Mother Earth, tomorrow at CSP webinar at 6 pm.

The Kriti is Palintuvo Palimpavo, in Raga Kantamani by Saint Thyagaraja. Initiative and concept by Ghatam Giridhar Udupa!

The Kriti is one of the most popular form for expression in Carnatic music. It has three sections called the Pallavi, Anupallavi and Charanam It gives scope to the composer to showcase the raga bhava and lyrical bhava adequately. Sri Thyagaraja has expounded the Kriti format to the fullest and has composed in several rare ragams also thereby giving those ragas a new lease of life. This is one such Kriti.