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Visualising Carnatic Music Theory

During this two-week design workshop, Influencing Information, I worked on simplifying and visualising the relationship between Melakarta Rāgams and Swarams. These are amongst the vital elements that form Carnatic music. I worked on this under the guidance of Prachi Nagpal. This course helped me realise my new-found interest in the field of Data Visualisation while simultaneously rekindling my love for Carnātic music.

The visual below shows the common swarams amongst the rows and columns –

The above visual shows the swarams of the different Melakarta rāgams –