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  Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The musical tunes create the melodic pattern in the spirit of ascents and descents maintaining harmonic relations in the context of the spirit of alamkaras, murchanas, tanas and ten essentials which tend to render music lively and vibrating with the new spirit.
The music in the northern part of our country came to be gradually influenced by the impact of Arabic, Persian and Mughal civilisations and as a result of that the music of India began to show increasingly certain natural and inevitable changes in practice.
Theories on music were accordingly the guiding principles on the pattern of the demonstration of music in different periods of our cultural history and had also functioned as a grammar of principles on the practical demonstration of music and these principles had obviously been followed by posterity.
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 Music of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
India's classical music tradition, including Carnatic and Hindustani music, has a history spanning millennia and, developed over several eras, remains fundamental to the lives of Indians today as sources of religious inspiration, cultural expression and pure entertainment.
Hindustani music is an Indian classical music tradition that took shape in northern India circa the 13th and 14th centuries AD from existing religious, folk, and theatrical performance practices.
Unlike Hindustani music, Carnatic music was not influenced by the Islamic invasions of North India, rather it assimilated the centuries old traditions of Tamil music.
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 music, india music, classical music and western music, musician of india.
A raga is the basis of melody in Indian music and a substitute for the western scale.
In the case of vocal music, the words of the song or the quality of the voice are not of primary importance.
In the field of music, there was a fusion between the ancient music of India and that of Arabia, Persia and even Egypt.
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 Music of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Indian music is based on relative positioning and thus, notes are not a fixed pitch.
Western music is based on a scale that is logarhythmically divided; this is known as the equally tempered scale.
Carnatic music is based on a system of 72 melakarta ragas, called janaka ragas, and thai, or mother ragas, which function as creator ragas.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/music/india.shtml   (349 words)

 Music India OnLine
According to legend, music in India, is traced to the 'shabdha brahma' Om.
Music is intertwined in Indian life and culture, from birth to death, songs, dances and musical instruments are used to every occassion.
Carnatic music is 'kritis' based and 'sahitya' (lyric) oriented, while Hindustani music emphasizes to musical structure and the possibilities in it.
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 Music of India - Part One
Much of the music referenced in this section is found in the Anthology of South Indian Classical Music compiled (with extensive notes) by L.
During the twelfth and thirteenth centuries northern India endured a series of invasions by Muslim rulers from Asia minor on a crusade to spread the Islamic religion throughout the region.
While in the Swarajati the stress is on the music or the melody, in the Jatiswaram the rhythmic patterns dominate.
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 Manas: Culture, Music of India
The range of musical phenomenon in India, and indeed the rest of South Asia, extends from simple melodies, commonly encountered among hill tribes, to what is one of the most well- developed "systems" of classical music in the world.
In the courts of the Mughal emperors, music is said to have flourished, and the composer-musician Tansen was one of the jewels of Akbar's court.
Though music in the north, owing to the strong Muslim presence, had been more open to outside influences, in the eighteenth century South Indian musicians were to show themselves as being quite adept in adopting foreign instruments.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /southasia/Culture/Music/Music.html   (903 words)

 Music of India - Classical Music of India - Instrumental Indian Music : India Line Travel
Indian music in particular is one of the oldest and finest forms of human expression.
In India, music has been categorized by the scripts into two main streams known as the `margi` and the `desi`, roughly translated as `classical` and `folk`.
Similarly, the mridangam of the south used to accompany Carnatic music, is placed on the lap of a person and struck with the hands on both sides.
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Music was considered divine and the "audience" was primarily the two upper castes.
Music must have been important to the early Indian people because the Indian goddess of learning is shown to be holding a musical instrument (Veena) in her hand.
There were music competitions held every once in a while, which pitted one learned musician against another, where the degree of difficulty was so high that most of the modern day musicians would not even qualify to enter.
www.sfusd.k12.ca.us /schwww/sch618/India/IndiaMusic.html   (2159 words)

 Indian Melody : Introduction to the Music of India - An Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The music of India and its history are too complex to be described briefly.
The culture of India today is an outcome of the interaction and interweaving of races and cultures, both indigenous and foreign; and it is the study of the contribution of these various races and tribes that gives us the picture of the evolution of Indian music.
North Indian music is popularly known as Hindustani music and South Indian as Karnatic; their origin is the same, only the approach and style are different.
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 Indian Music,Traditional Music of India,Classical Music,Karnatic Music in India
The music of India is one of the oldest unbroken musical traditions in the world.
Hindustani music is the music of North India, involving both Hindu and Muslim musicians.
Carnatic music is the music of South India, different in many of its terms and formal demands, although similar in overall outline.
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 Music of India --Part Four
Music evolved from these hymns and the music was common throughout the length and breadth of India until about the 12th century.
India underwent a series of invasions from the Northwest and this resulted in external influences on the civilization and the existing music.
The music in the North came to be known as Hindustani music.
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 Various Artists: Music of India - PopMatters Music Review
The Music of India compilation is arranged in a traditional format to correspond with the philosophy of the Raga.
Through repeated patterns and rhythms, and the soothing sound of the sitar, this music is sure to relax those who've had a difficult day at the office.
One of the lures of Indian music is the seeming simplicity rought with intricate complexity.
www.popmatters.com /music/reviews/various/various-musicofindia.shtml   (677 words)

 Dance & Music of India : Book & Music Lists, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Appreciating India's Music: An Introduction, with an Emphasis on the Music of South India, by Emmons E. White.
Music in India: The Classical Traditions, by Bonnie C. Wade.
The Music of India, by Reginald & Jamila Massey.
www.clpgh.org /subject/music/lists/india.html   (259 words)

 India Music & Entertainment: india music,indian entertainment companies,arts and music,india entertainment,world ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
India's traditional art and entertainment forms are amongst the most evolved and sophisticated of such systems.
Carnatic music, classical dances like Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi etc, theatre and drama forms including Harikatha and folk arts are amongst the traditional and ancient art and entertainment forms today.
The musical forms prevalent today including Carnatic and Hindustani music have their roots in "Sama Veda" one of the four Vedas which are the eternal and timeless scriptures from which the religious and social ethos of the sub-continent evolved.
www.webindia.com /india/music.htm   (330 words)

 India - Music
Overall, classical Indian music is diverse and complex, but The Sounds of India simplifies it beautifully for those interested in exploring it and its greatest ambassador.
While a compilation, Mondo India is essentially a celebration of the work of A.R. Rahman--possibly the greatest of the modern filmi composers, and a man who can seamlessly marry Indian and Western melodies, instruments, and techniques in a way no one has managed before.
Even at this stage in her early development and musical collaboration with Martin Smith and her husband Steve Coe, Chandra's exotic voicing registers as something quite special.
www.culturalcentreofindia.com /Music.html   (993 words)

 Music history of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The origins of Indian classical music (marga), the classical music of India, can be found from the oldest of scriptures, part of the Hindu tradition, the Vedas.
Carnatic music or Karnatak music (Sanskrit कर्णाटक सङ्गीतं, Telugu కర్నాటక సంగీతం) is the classical music of South India, as opposed to the classical music of North India, called Hindustani music.
As with all Indian music, the two main components of Carnatic music are raga, a melodic pattern and tala, a rhythmic pattern.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Indian_music   (563 words)

 Indian Music
by David Courtney, Ph.D. The music of India is one of the oldest unbroken musical traditions in the world.
Sangeet is a combination of three artforms: vocal music, instrumental music and dance.
Music and Musical Thought in Early India by Lewis Eugene Rowell
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 Deep Emotions Publishing India - independent music publishing, songwriters, composers, licensing, copyrights
Music can get to be a song but it starts with a cry.
It might be the cry of a newborn baby, or the sound of a hog being slaughtered, or a man when they put a knife to his balls.
Deep Emotions Publishing is an independent music publisher in Delhi India with the most comprehensive catalogue of self-published and sub-published songwriters composers and musicians.
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 News Clips - Folk Music India
The worldwide music expo WOMEX is the world's premier networking point exclusively dedicated to world, roots, folk, ethnic, traditional and local music of all kinds.
Though the classical music of India has made a place for itself in the world market, the fantastic traditional music or 'folk music' has not got much exposure in the global music scene.
Apart from a few titles of Rajasthan, music lovers do not know about and do not have access to the traditional music of India.
www.beatofindia.com /mainpages/news-1.htm   (384 words)

 Music of India
Muslims fear music as a sensuous distraction to devotion to God.
In Hindu tradition music is seen as a means of contacting the Gods.
Sometimes H and K music is the same, but named differently.
web.txwesleyan.edu /sociology/horsfall/IndiaMus.html   (975 words)

 Welcome to Music Season: chennai music,carnatic music,music season,Madras music season,music festival dance,india dance ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
This culture was adopted by various other sabhas that hold art festivals in different parts of the city.
A unique feature of this art festival is the fact that up and coming artistes also get a chance to exhibit their talents to this city of music and dance lovers at large along with the well established artistes.
Art lovers from various parts of the world visit the city during this season and in nearly all of them there is always a rush for tickets.
www.webindia.com /mseason   (216 words)

 BollywoodMusic.com - Hindi, Punjabi, Remixes and Bhangra songs in Real Audio and MP3 format.
Songs from the Golden Era of Indian music industry, whose sweetness is still alive.
Greatest collection of another art of Indian music - Qawwali, loved by listeners when they are in a joyous mood.
Songs from all the periods of Bollywood music industry, including all the movies that falls between Oldies and Forthcoming.
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 Amazon.com: Echo Other (Dig): Music: All India Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The music reflects a variety of influences from Ennio Morricone to Boards Of Canada.
Their music has been heard on "One Tree Hill" and "Reality Bites" episodes, in the film "Oblivion", and on The Lifestyle Channel.
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 Super Audio (Madras) Pvt. Ltd :: Chennai, India - Geetanjali, AVM Audio, VCD, DVD, CDs, Musical Albums of Vedic ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Super Audio (Madras) Private Limited is a Music Label based in South India dealing with Audio CD's, Mp3, VCD's and DVD's.
Sanskrit chanting and Vedic recitals by Vedic Scholars and Vedic Therapy for Relieving Stress and Anxiety, Music for Healthy Life, Music for Pregnancy, Music for improving Concentration, Music to Overcome Depression, Music for Mental Peace and more...
Music Therapy - Super Audio's exclusive tie up with Dr. Mythily of Apollo Hospitals to bring out titles like Music for Pregnancy and Babies, Music for Sleep and Relaxation, Music for Diabetes, Music for the Heart, Music to overcome Stress, Strain, Fear and Depression, Music for Peace of Mind and more
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 Beat of India - At the heart of music. The folk music of India
Beat of India brings the vibrancy and richness of the folk music of India to the World Wide Web.
Beat of India is bringing about a Revival of folk music & You can be a part of this.
Ganesh Jogi and his wife Teju Behan are a very talented couple who live on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.
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