GLOSSARY OF TERMS- An Indian Art.
fard – A purbi composition characterized by an absence of khali/bhari structure.
farmaish – Encore. A special request from the audience.
farmaishi paran – Any paran which is used for a farmaish (encore). This term really means nothing. It may be applied to virtually any paran, however, it will more commonly be applied to ekhatthu (ekhatthi), lom-vilom or top compositions.
farodast tal – An old and obscure tal of seven or 14 beats.
Farukhabad – 1) A town in northern Indian. 2) The gharana from this town.
filmi – 1) Pertaining to the film or movie industry. 2) A style of popular music.
fuljhadi – (Lit. a type of fireworks, a “fountain”.) A type of gat characterized by sudden changes in the overall speed.