A Historical Perspective of Mangalavattiyam

International Research Journal of Tamil

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Title A Historical Perspective of Mangalavattiyam
 
Creator Aravinthon, Suganya
 
Subject Mangala Vathyam
Naagaswaram
Cultural Identity
Music
Cultural Individuality
 
Description From the earliest days of the Tamil music tradition, music was considered to be a combination of vocal music, instrumental music and dance. Each of these musical genres is closely intertwined. Knowledge of one helps to know about the other. Instrumental music has been interpreted as accompaniment to solo music and dance and as a solo specialty. In Bharata's book 'Natyashasthram', musical instruments are generally divided into four categories as nerve (tata) hole (kasira) ¸ skin (avanatta) ¸ kana (kanja). In this context, it is a research paper on the history and use of the Nagaswaram and thavil instruments, which are referred to today as the Mangala Vaathyam, which the Tamils ​​have merged with their culture.  This article also examines in detail the ideological changes that have taken place over time in the use of these two musical instruments. At the same time, the use of these instruments in the sociological context is taken into account. Finally, this article is a historical study of the lineage of musicians who have mastered these instruments.
 
Publisher IOR PRESS
 
Date 2021-03-03
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/151
10.34256/irjt2121
 
Source International Research Journal of Tamil; Vol. 3 No. 2 (2021): Volume 3, Issue 2, Year 2021; 1-10
2582-1113
10.34256/irjt212
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://irjt.iorpress.org/index.php/irjt/article/view/151/99
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Suganya Aravinthon
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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