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  • The Classical Music : The Hindustani And The Carnatic

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    Hindustani Classical Music is a form of Hindu classical music that is believed to have originated before the 13th century (CFCRAT). Before the 13th century, the Hindu Culture had not split their music into types. But their culture soon pushed to two types of classical music after the 13th century. This was because of the Islamic takeover of northern portions of the subcontinent that introduced Arab and Persian music (Nettl). The two types of classical Indian music that were created were the Hindustani

  • Carnatic Music

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    . Between 1896 and 1908, a German youth movement arose as a countercultural reaction to the organized social and cultural clubs that centered around German folk music. Ethos and characteristics 1. Hippies sought to free themselves from societal restrictions, choose their own way, and find new meaning in life. 2. One expression of hippie independence from societal norms was found in their standard of dress and grooming

  • Analysis Of The Poem ' Bharatanatyam '

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    stems from a scripture called the Natyashastra, which includes all the guidelines about classical dance and performance etiquette. According to Sridevi Jagannath, a dance teacher in Cary, North Carolina, and the Director of Laasya School of Dance and Music, “Bharatanatyam is a dance that connects mind, body, and soul and has the ability to tell a story using expressions called the Navarasas and show emotions using the mind, body, and soul called Bhavam.” In Bharatanatyam, Navarasas and Bhavam play a

  • Descriptive Essay On Rockefeller Chapel

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    celebrating the contributions of Hindus and Muslims to the arts of South Asia. As a performer, I enter Rockefeller Chapel through its West Entrance, two hours before the concert begins for a quick rehearsal and sound check—I am an insider, not only as a Carnatic vocalist, but as a Hindu, who has observed the rifts between Hindus and Muslims, which have lasted seemingly through antiquity. Through the concert, I hope to observe a beautiful amalgamation of these two religions and cultures—and possibly, see

  • Chapter 5 Essay

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    WORLD MUSIC CHAPTER 5 1. Why does the Indian classical tradition dominate the musical image of South Asia in the west? The classical music of India has gained most of the attention of outsiders probably due to the colonization era that has brought Indo-European invaders (Aryan Civilization) into their territory between 2000 and 1500 BCE due to the presence of rich resources. However, Indian music, unlike the communal music of Africa and Southeast Asia, is individual and often virtuosic and

  • Indian Classical Music Structure And Sets It Apart

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    classical music structure and sets it apart in the world’s classical traditions? Give examples that highlight structural and conceptual differences. (For example the shruthi or the drone – how vital is it, and what is the philosophy behind it?) Indian classical music is one of the oldest forms of music in the world. It is rooted in antiquity, with traces of its origin found in areas such as the ancient religious Vedic hymns, tribal chants, devotional temple music, and folk music. Indian music is melodic

  • Notes On Music And Music

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    Alkhaldi Music Class 04-15-2017 There is something alluring about traditions. No matter how far away from home one gets, they will always cherish the manner in which things are done back at home. They retain even the slightest things that will help them hold on to the past or the way of life that they have left behind. They will cook or serve food in a certain way because it is their sentimental way of remaining attached what they were familiar with. This is also the case with my choice of music. I came

  • Essay on Indian Music

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    Indian Music The music of India is one of the oldest unspoken musical traditions in the world. The basis of for Indian music is “sangeet.” Sangeet is a combination of three art forms: vocal music, instrumental music (Indian music). Indian music is base upon seven modes (scales). It is probably no coincidence that Greek music is also base upon seven modes. Furthermore, the Indian scales follow the same process of modulation (murchana) that was found in ancient Greek music. Since Greece is also

  • Music Personal Narrative

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    school’s symphonic band and singing at Hindi music festivals, I am immersed in creativity and often lose track of time. I feel joyous and free. Sounding melodies on the clarinet, I convey my deepest emotions. Singing is born of the body and I express my authentic voice. Yet, music is a universal language. Music crosses cultures and breaks barriers. I love to perform and connect with audiences of all kinds through the universal language of music. Music was the backdrop to day-to-day activities in

  • The Importance Of Music In Music

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    Music is a universal language that conveys various of emotional messages depending on the recipient’s interpretations. Although many believe that it is only a figure of speech and there are barriers concerning understanding the language, I believe that music is not a culturally specific activity (Miller and Shahriari 3). One does not have to fully understand the words in a song to infer the meaning behind it. For example, despite being fluent in only two languages, I am captivated by music from many