Ornamentation in South Indian Music and the Violin

By Gordon N. Swift

This article was first published as "South Indian Gamaka and the Violin" in Asian Music , the journal of the Society for Asian Music, Volume XXI-2, 1990.

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Introduction

Overview of Literature on Gamaka

Fingering Techniques in South Indian Violin

Intrinsic Elements in Violin Fingering

Conclusion

References Cited