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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.
Film music is mostly used in commercial Indian cinema, which is mainly produced in the centers of Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad.
Carnatic music, on the other hand, traces much of its contemporary concert repertoire to a series of composers and musicologists in the 15th and 16th centuries including Govindacharya, Venkatamakhin, Purandaradasa, Tyagaraja and Muttusvami Dikshitar.
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 Music of Orissa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Orissa ia a state of India, one of the musical centers of the subcontinent.
In the 11th century, Odissi folk music was codified into a classical style, related to other styles of Indian classical music.
Though it has been claimed that the Odissi tradition was a separate style of classical music, it is more commonly said to be a kind of Hindustani music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Music_of_Orissa   (172 words)

  
 dance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Orissa has a glorious tradition of music.The figures or dancers musicians Carved on ancient temple walls speak of Orissa's rich musical heritage.
Century AD folk music or Orissa existing in the form of Triswari, Chatuhswari, and Panchaswari was modified into the classical style.
Odissi Music is a classical form consisting of all the necessary ingredients common to Hindustani and Karnatic Music, such as rags and tala Jayadeva' was the first Oriya poet who composed lyrics meant to be sung and thus the words of those Lyrics were musical to start with.
orissagov.nic.in /culture/dance.htm   (502 words)

  
 Vassar College Music Library:World Music Discography
The music of Ethiopia : Azmari music of the Amharas.
Music from the Tausug of Sulu : Moslems of the Southern Philippines.
The Jasmine isle : music of the Javanese gamelan.
musiclibrary.vassar.edu /WorldMusic.html   (4957 words)

  
 Odissi Music
The tribal music as the title signifies is confined to the tribals living mainly in the hilly and jungle regions and sparsely in the coastal belt of Orissa.
Orissa is the treasure house of Folk Songs which are sung on different festivals and specific occasions in their own enjoyment.
The musical and poetic potentialities of the compositions of Sri Geeta Govinda were so rich and superb that it had a perpetual influence on the composers of Orissa of the mediaeval and the modern periods.
www.konarkdanceschool.org /music.html   (2411 words)

  
 Music in Karnataka
Like other aspects of her culture, music of the sacred land of Orissa is charming, colourful, variegated encompassing various types of tunes.
Tribal Music: The tribal music as the title signifies is confined to the tribals living mainly in the hilly and jungle regions and sparsely in the coastal belt of Orissa.
Folk Music: Orissa is the treasure house of Folk Songs, which are sung on different festivals and specific occasions in their own enjoyment.
www.indiantravelportal.com /orissa/music   (840 words)

  
 Feature
Orissa’s master architects and sculptures have left in Bhubaneswar magnificent temples, beauty of which has no parallel.
The temple, which lies in a vast compound enclosed by a wall, is grandiose in proportion and daring in conception.
In Aandre Malraux’s words, Orissa’s temples are voices in silence and songs on stone carving.
pib.nic.in /feature/feyr2000/fjun2000/f220620001.html   (1090 words)

  
 ODISSI - A DISTINCT STYLE OF INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is this interaction between Orissa and South India that led to the widespread singing of Jayadeva’s ‘Astapadi’s’ in Soth Orissa in typical karnataki style of music.
Some taals in Odissi music that are similar to Hindustani classical music are "Jhampa" and "Jhaptaal", "Atta" and "Chautaal", "Aditaal" and "Tritaal".
Odissi is a very old classical style of music with specific raagas, taals, and its own special style of rendering of lyrics and melody.
chandrakantha.com /misra/odissi.html   (827 words)

  
 Srjan.com | Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A veteran vocalist Narayan Behera was born on 14th December 1917 as the youngest son of Sarathi Behera and Purnima Devi of the Mathala village in Paralakhemundi.
The daily music session of his fathers and brothers left a deep impress on the young Narayan and at the tender age of ten he showed remarkable talent for music.
As a teacher of music in the Secondary Board High School in Cuttack, Sri Jena continues to uphold the timeless tradition of Odissi music as an intrinsic part of a life fully dedicated to the flowering of its genius.
www.srjan.com /award.html   (4432 words)

  
 Hot Music Videos Fuel Violence by Manipadma Jena   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
According to unofficial estimates of established music directors in the state, about 1,000 new music video and audiocassettes are released into the Orissa market every year, 95 per cent of which contain crude, sexually explicit lyrics and sleazy visuals.
While films made in Orissa, including their music, are overseen by a state government censor board, there is no mechanism of censorship for non-film music.
Old-time music directors and singers are aghast at this tide of degradation overtaking the music industry.
www.indianest.com /wfs3/wfs326.htm   (979 words)

  
 World Music
The mother sat passively while her daughter who was aged approximately 12/14 sang and played the dholuk accompanied by her smaller brother on the popular accordion type of instrument who's name I am ignorant of.
One or two of the other children sing back up on some phrases but the music produced by the little girl was stellar.
It was quite an experience and listening to the recording is still quite moving as the atmosphere returns through the music.
www.littlephil.free-online.co.uk /worldmusic.htm   (897 words)

  
 :: Orissa-Tourism.com :: ARTS & CRAFTS :: PERFORMING ARTS
Mayurbhanj, one of thirty districts of modern Orissa Province, was the biggest among the eighteen erstwhile Princely states annexed to the Indian union in 1948.
For the whole month of Chaitra the village streets in Orissa reverberate with the sound of Ghanta (brass gong) played by Ghanta Patuas in accompaniment to their peculiar dance on the stilts which is very similar to the Karaga dance of Mysore.
The musical instruments used are Dhol, Changu, Nishan and Mahuri and the songs in Kui language are mainly devotional.
www.orissa-tourism.com /perfarts.htm   (11632 words)

  
 ARATI MISRA AND HER MUSIC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Arati Misra is one of the most renowned singers and composers in Orissa today, and is widely acclaimed for her proficiency in both classical and contemporary forms of music.
Born in Cuttack, Orissa, in 1938, she was initiated into the world of classical music at a tender age.
Her formal training, which began in the early forties, culminated in the Sangeet Alankar (Master in Music) degree in Hindustani Classical Music from the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in 1965.
chandrakantha.com /misra/misra.html   (183 words)

  
 PuriOnline.com- Dance & Music of Orissa
The standard of music in Orissa during the earliest period cannot be traced.
He gave a new shape, taste and color to Indian classical music through his ever glittering and incomparable composition of GitagovindaThe ingredients of the classical music like Raga-Tala-Geeta and Chhanda of Jayadev was introduced in the services of temple of Lord Jagannath and was accepted as temple music of Orissa.
T he poetic compositions of jayadev was so rich and superb that it had a perpetual influence on the composers of Orissa in the medieval and even in modern period.
www.purionline.com /dance_music.htm   (921 words)

  
 Indian Classical Music Instructors of Jyoti Kala Mandir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Patnaik is also a research scholar in the field of tribal music and has been awarded with a senior fellowship from the government of India.
He is currently the Head of the Department of Classical Music and Senior Professor at the Utkal Sangeet Mahavidyalaya, a prestigious college of music and dance in Bhubaneswar.
He currently serves as the senior music director at Jyoti Kala Mandir College in Bhubaneshwar as well as serving on the staff in the music department at Bhubaneshwar public and private schools.
www.jyotikalamandir.org /musicians.htm   (317 words)

  
 HinduLinks Universe: India/Orissa/Society and Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Echoes from Orissa - On the art, culture and heritage of Orissa.
Orissa and Oriya - Explore Orissa, and Oriya culture, including history, literature and tourist information.
The History of Orissa: An Introduction - A brief overview of historic developments in Orissa from Ashoka to the Kalinga and Bhauma period.
hindulinks.org /India/Orissa/Society_and_Culture   (272 words)

  
 webindia123.com- Indian Music
Indian music which is categorised into classical and folk music enraptures the human heart and can be enjoyed by all walks of life.
Indian classical music which originated from Vedic chants or Sama music has two distinct styles, Hindustani and Carnatic and is enjoyed and performed mostly by members of the upper strata of society.
Additionally, pop music and music for films can be heard broadcast on the streets and in homes and restaurants throughout India.
www.webindia123.com /music   (145 words)

  
 Education in Orissa
Orissa was one of the developing state in India.
After independence Orissa is improving and competing with other states of India to become a prosperous state in the field of education.
Due to the high standard of education in Orissa Students from all over India are coming to Orissa for higher studies.
www.123orissa.com /exploreorissa/education   (98 words)

  
 OM Forum [ A place to exchange views to promote music of Orissa ]
I believe anyone who loves oriya music loves old oriya songs as the songs leave an imprint in our memory.
One would also admit that this popularity is for a short period and may be few years down the line we would not even remember these songs.
I strongly believe we have good talent and excellent voices in Orissa but may be they are not been promoted in a right approach.
www.oriyamusic.com /OMForum   (202 words)

  
 Orissa Society of Americas | OSA Conventions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Action Orissa's representative Jnana Dash's crisp presentation on IT in Orissa(mainly at Bhubaneswar) and the future plan, was contrasted by the notable social worker, Ranu Mahanti's challenging experience in rural area and followed by SEEDS spokesperson Lalu Mansinha who narrated the ups and downs of experimenting with the concept of sustainability.
The 34th convention of the Orissa Society of the Americas (OSA), one of the oldest federations of Indian American associations, was held at Doral Forrestal Centre in Princeton, New Jersey.
Orissa Society of the Americas is one of the oldest Indian ethnic associations operating in the United States.
www.orissasociety.org /conventions/conven.html   (5952 words)

  
 Atlantic Provinces CANADA AREA MUSIC CLASSIFIED - services, jobs, buy/sell, bands, clubs, etc..
Music producer and songwriter with 30 years experience now accepting submissions of pop and rock music.
All(and I mean all!)kinds of music here,but 60's to 80's rock,pop and country and 70's to 00's 12" singles are specialties.
Musical acts will be heard by record labels, radio stations, and the entertainmnet industries most influiential people.
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 Music Of Orissa Encyclopedia Article, History, Biography @ Local Color Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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 DestinationNE.com, Virtual Tourism Guide for north east India, Travel guide for North East India, Orissa, State Info. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Lok Mahotsava (January 4-6) — to bring the folk dances and music of Orissa to limelight, the Lok Mahotasava is organized every year at Gangadhar Mandap in the town of sambalpur for a period of three days.
Parab (January 29-31) — to highlight the cultural tradition of Orissa, Parab is organized every year in Koraput by the District administration of Koraput in collaboration with the Department of Tourism and Culture Government of Orissa.
Different acts of the Puranic descriptions are performed at their right places and the spectators move from place to place with the actions to see the performance.
www.destinationne.com /orissa/state-info.html   (1284 words)

  
 The Music Magazine - India's hit music e-zine
A violent cyclone struck this eastern state, 60 per cent of whose 31 million had already been living in poverty.
Reuters put out this touching picture of a music teacher rescuing her harmonium from the waters.
When all is lost, music still remains for her.
www.themusicmagazine.com /editdec.html   (190 words)

  
 India Music News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
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Focusing on the music and culture of India, Vedic Path is both meditative and contemplative.
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 Orissa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Orissa Tourism - A comprehensive site for visitors about this state along the Bay of Bengal.
Project Swarajya: Cuttack, Orissa - The aims and activities of the non governmental organization dedicated to social development and welfare.
Sri Aurobindo Kendra - Center in Dharamgarh, Orissa, India enshrined with the sacred relics of Sri Aurobindo and The Mother.
www.findly.com /orissa.htm   (370 words)

  
 Arts and Entertainment India Asia Regional
Art of India - Learn about the diversity of the country through its music, dances, theatre, movies, and paintings.
Rang Bahar: Ahmedabad - An organisation established to provide a platform to the talented young generation in the fields of music, dance, and drama.
Sangeet Natak Akademi - National academy for music, dance and drama, with bases in Delhi and Imphal.
www.1mall.com /ODP/Regional/Asia/India/Arts_and_Entertainment   (682 words)

  
 Orissa - Festivals
Orissa being a land of ancient and sacred temples, and a state where three religions flourished, is thronged by pilgrims throughout the year.
There are a large number of fairs and festivals celebrated in the state.
There are festivals relating to each religion, tribal festivals, festivals relating to Lord Jagannath, the presiding deity of the Puri Temple, and many seasonal exhibitions and fairs as well as special festivals such as the Konark Dance Festival, the Rajarani Music Festival, the Puri Beach Festival etc..
www.orissatourism.gov.in /festivals.htm   (212 words)

  
 The Folking.com Database: Organisations
British Bluegrass Music Association - Full details of BG in the UK: sessions, clubs, festivals.
British Forum for Ethnomusicology - Ethnomusicologists seek to understand the human processes within which music is imagined, discussed and made, and to relate specific musical sounds, behaviours and ideas to their broader social, cultural and political contexts.
Cambria Hoot - Dedicated to presenting folk, bluegrass, western and acoustic oriented music in an intimate, quality environment.
www.folking.com /data/Organisations   (351 words)

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