msakella wrote:In general, the emphasis may be on the beat and thus, for Khanda-jhampe on the 1st, 6th & 7th beats and for Adi on the 1st, 5th & 7th beats.
The composition composed in Adi with the emphasis on its respective beats COULD ALSO BE SUNG in Khanda-jhampe or vice-versa.
girish_a wrote:From what I've understood of this so far, setting the taala for a composition is not an exact science. So, in deciding the taala, I guess the composer chooses a taala based on where the emphasis is, but even here there is no strict rule that the emphasis should always decide the taala.
msakella wrote:After getting proper acquaintance with the Tala the aspirant becomes able to manage with any kind of lyric whether on the beat or off the beat. Thus, our kids are able to sing both the Purvanga and Uttaranga of Adi-tala Varna @ 4, 6 & 8 units or even the Ata-tala Varna in Mishra-gati-adi-tala. amsharma
When they are able to do such difficult acrobatics of rhythm I don’t think it is difficult to sing a composition in a different Tala than which it is set.
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