Indian classical music

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  • 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

  • Indian Classical Dance and Music

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    don't know anything about that. But I can talk to you about Jazz, if you want." Talk about Classical Music and Dance and these are the replies you get from the people of the country, supposedly so rich in heritage and culture. Boasting to have strong traditional and cultural roots, our country has always called itself the land of arts. Unfortunately, the very same country lives in an irony today as its classical arts face an abandonment from the masses. "Who is to be blamed?" is the big question.

  • 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

  • What Is The Impact Of Globalisation Of Indian Music

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    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Instances where Music Has Been Influenced by Politics

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    Music has always been tied to what has been happening to in the world around its creator. This is true for classical music, as well as popular (pop) music. Pop music is music that is mass marketed and shared primarily by recordings. The Emergence of pop music occurred because of the invention of three recording devices, the phonograph cylinder (1878), the flat gramophone record (1887), and the Player piano (1896). Musicians like James Reese Europe had to find ways to allow himself (and other African

  • The Violin Research Paper

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    “I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music”. Albert Einstein, not only a physicist but also a violinist said that quote. The violin is a classic instrument, along with the piano which are known as the fathers of classical music. The violin is one where it produces rich, classic, wonderful music. It’s unique sound and the way it entrances ones ear is hypnotic. The origins of the timeless violin are quite unknown but have been narrowed down to a time and place in history. Like its predecessors

  • Wouter Kellerman Characteristics

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    1. INTRODUCTION Wouter Kellerman, a South African flautist, has made an impact in the music world, specifically that of ‘world music’. Developing his own unique cross-over style, Kellerman has gained both national and international fame as indicated by winning a number of prestigious awards and performing at several prominent national and international events, in addition to concert tours. Furthermore, Kellerman has released a number of recorded albums, which have been distributed around the world

  • Essay on The Music of Puerto Rico

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    Music, in the history of Puerto Rico, has played a role of great significance as a means of cultural expression. The five centuries of musical activity shows that Puerto Ricans have created, developed and promoted a variety of genres ranging from folk music, concert music and new genres. The Puerto Rican music and native musicians have shaped and enriched the identity of the Puerto Rican people and their roots. Puerto Rican music was the ultimate expression of the “Areito” (indigenous artistic traditions)