Katapayadi Sutram

The Katapayadi Sutram is a system in Carnatic music (Indian classical) which allows one to find the 'number' of a melam raga. The system only works with the Melakartha ragas, which are labeled from one through seventy-two. The number can then be used to find the exact notes of the scale (for example, whether the 4th note, equivalent of Western Fa, … Continue reading Katapayadi Sutram