Definition of anupallavi in US English:


(also anu pallavi)


Indian Music
  • In Carnatic music: the second section or theme of a composition, following the pallavi and usually at a higher pitch.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Russell Day (1860–1900). Either from Kannada anupallavi or from Telugu anupallavi, both from Sanskrit anupallavī from anu- after, subsequent + pallavī.