Kriti

(Sans. "a creation")
   Karnatic (South Indian) devotional songs, descended from kirtana but distinguished from them by comparatively elaborate musical settings. The texts may be prose or poetry, in Sanskrit, Tamil, or Telugu, but kriti are often performed as instrumental solos. The melodies may employ esoteric as well as commonly known rāgas and are usually composed in three sections: {}pallavi, anupallavi, and charnam. The village of Tiruvarur in Tamil Nadu produced three of India’s most famous composers of kriti: Tyāgarāja, Syāma ’Sastri (1762–1827), and Muttuswämi Dïkshitar (1776–1835).

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