Hindustani classical music

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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

  • India Is A Western Country Near Asia

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    is a western country near Asia. India is the seventh largest country there is and second for the population of people who inherit this beautiful country. There are many different religions native to this country as well as many different types of music. The country of India has history dating back thousands of years, and the culture that is placed here is still Indian. Most of Indian culture has been preserved throughout the centuries, with only slight variations coming from other cultures. Unlike

  • Descriptive Essay On Rockefeller Chapel

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    fellow performers and prepare to take notes for my sketch. My friends giggle and chatter about their daily struggles, tuning out the sitar music playing softly in the background, but I tell them to quiet down so that I can pay attention during the concert. After a brief introduction from co-hosts Nikhil and Nur Banu, Minu Pasupathi, one of my South Asian Music Ensemble (SAME) directors, ascends the stage to perform the first act, an assemblage of two unconventional Carnatic pieces: “Allahvai

  • 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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    differences Indian 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

  • What Is The Impact Of Globalisation Of Indian Music

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    the effect of Globalisation on Indian Music. India has a very rich tradition of music. This paper throws light on the impact of Indian Music on the lives and interest of music lovers and leaners around the world. Indian Music is basically a ‘classical’ tradition having an old but highly developed theoretical base and is also linked to folk and regional styles. Due to

  • My Favorite Music

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    immersed in music for most of my life. My musical home is influenced by both American music-culture and Pakistani music culture. I grew up listening to Pakistani, Indian, and American music and still do. Along with those cultures, I recently developed a taste in South Korean music. However, I have never thought about how my musical home and the music culture I grew up in influenced my music preferences. My tastes in music cannot be labeled as one certain thing. My iPod is filled with music of many different

  • Does Music Help Students Gain Confidence And Higher Grades?

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    Does music help students gain confidence and higher grades? Is playing an instrument beneficial to the future of students? Music is important in the lives of students. It is said that when pregnant women listen to classical music the baby’s brain develops better. This is known as the Mozart effect. The performing arts are needed in schools, but are slowly being taken away from the students. Students who have the ability do more won’t have the chance. Studies have proven that music intelligence does

  • Music And Music : Mozart And The Beatles Composed Pop And Rock

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    Mozart was a composer of classical music who was regarded as on of the best composers that had ever lived. The Beatles were a British boy band who had revolutionized pop and rock music. Although Mozart composed classical music and The Beatles composed Pop and Rock, the two have something in common; they revolutionized music. The Beatles do share a similarity to classical music though. Growing up, the members of The Beatles listened to BBC radio, which played classical music and familiarized them with

  • The Mozart Effect Essay

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    It has long been believed that music can evoke specific thoughts and feelings from the listener. But can music –specifically the music of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart- summon hidden intelligences within the human brain? That is the question scientists are trying to answer. In the mid-nineties, scientists, Frances Rauscher, Gordon Shaw and Katherine Ky, claimed that music could boost the listener’s intelligence up to 9 points (Steele 2). To many, this allegation seemed a bit far-fetched and soon other

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