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In Carnatic Music what is the meaning of bruha (or is it briha)? Please explain.
-- B. Ranganathan (email@example.com), 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), December 06, 2002.