By Andrea Lucchitti. Hindustani and Carnatic music is played in India. Hindustani music is commonly played in the North, whilst Carnatic music is commonly.

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By Andrea Lucchitti Slide 2 Hindustani and Carnatic music is played in India. Hindustani music is commonly played in the North, whilst Carnatic music is commonly played in the South. Slide 3 Hindustani music is influenced by the Persian and Arabic cultures. A lot of Hindustani music originated from Vedic ritual chants dating back from the 12 th Century. Ever since this time, it has continued to evolve. Slide 4 There were a wide range of instruments used pacifically for this type of music: Veena Sitar Sarod Surbahar Sursringar Santoor Bansuri Shehnai Harmonium Tabla Slide 5 Dhrupad Khyal Tarana Tappa Thumri Ghazal Slide 6 Unlike Hindustani music, Carnatic music is not influenced by the Persian and Arabic influences. Carnatic music was very similar to Hindustani music. It wasnt properly distinguished till the 16 th Century. Slide 7 Veena Rudra Veena Violin Ghatam Flute Mridangam Nagaswara Swarahat Slide 8 ruti Refers to musical pitch Swara Refers to the sound of a note Raga System A set of rules for building a melody. The rules range from movements of the melody to the uses and avoidances of specific phrases Tala System Refers to a fixed cycle/meter. Improvisation Used a lot in Carnatic Music. Some examples of it include: Alapana Niraval Swarakalpana Ragam Tanam Pallavi Tani Avartanam Slide 9 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnatic_music http://www.sydneymusiccircle.info/ http://www.indiandownunder.com.au/2012/06 /sydney-music-festival-to-be-held-this-coming- weekend-june-9-11/

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