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In Carnatic Music what is the meaning of bruha (or is it briha)? Please explain.

-- B. Ranganathan (, December 05, 2002


Prof.P.Sambamurti describes Brigha, also known as birka, as follows: Musical phrases of alluring patterns and variegated beauty sung or played in quick tempo at the concluding part of the alapana of a raga. Birkas of singers with lustrous and responsive voices have a captivating charm.

-- Lakshman (, December 06, 2002.

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