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Meaning of "Sangeeta Ratnakara"

Word

Sangeeta Ratnakara

Sanskrit

सङ्गीत रत्नाकर hi

IAST

saṅgīta ratnakara

In General

Sangeeta Ratnakara authored by Sarangadeva is a detailed study on Hindustani music and Carnatic music. It is also known as Saptadhyayi as it is in seven chapters. They are Svaragatadhyaya, Ragavivekadhyaya, Prakirnakadhyaya, Prabandhadhyaya, Taladhyaya, Vadyadhyaya and Nartanadhyaya . The last chapter mainly deals with dance.

The important commentaries on the text include the Sangitasudhakara of Simhabhupala and the Kalanidhi of Kallinatha. This work is a bridge between ancient works like Bharatamuni”s Natyasastra and medieval works on music.

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