Hindustani and Carnatic Music

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Hindustani and Carnatic Music. By Andrea Lucchitti. Where are they played?. 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. Influences of Hindustani music. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Hindustani and Carnatic Music</p> <p>Hindustani and Carnatic MusicBy Andrea LucchittiWhere are they played?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.</p> <p>Influences of Hindustani musicHindustani music is influenced by the Persian and Arabic cultures.A lot of Hindustani music originated from Vedic ritual chants dating back from the 12th Century. Ever since this time, it has continued to evolve.Instruments involved in Hindustani MusicThere were a wide range of instruments used pacifically for this type of music:VeenaSitarSarodSurbaharSursringarSantoorBansuriShehnaiHarmoniumTabla</p> <p>Characteristics of Hindustani MusicDhrupadKhyalTaranaTappaThumriGhazal</p> <p>Influences of Carnatic MusicUnlike 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 16th Century.</p> <p>Instruments involved in Carnatic MusicVeenaRudra VeenaViolinGhatamFluteMridangamNagaswaraSwarahat </p> <p>Musical Concepts in Carnatic Musicruti Refers to musical pitchSwara Refers to the sound of a noteRaga System A set of rules for building a melody. The rules range from movements of the melody to the uses and avoidances of specific phrasesTala System Refers to a fixed cycle/meter. Improvisation Used a lot in Carnatic Music. Some examples of it include:AlapanaNiravalSwarakalpanaRagamTanamPallaviTani Avartanam </p> <p>Bibliography:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnatic_musichttp://www.sydneymusiccircle.info/http://www.indiandownunder.com.au/2012/06/sydney-music-festival-to-be-held-this-coming-weekend-june-9-11/</p>

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