#c2tlearns Indian Classical Music

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<p>PowerPoint Presentation</p> <p>An introduction to Indian classical music</p> <p>A little quiz!</p> <p>#c2tlearns series</p> <p>http://www.choosetothinq.comhttp://twitter.com/choosetothinqThis is part of a #c2tlearns series on an introduction to Indian classical music</p> <p>Catch the Story here: https://storify.com/choosetothinq/c2tlearns-indian-classical-music</p> <p>Here are five questions to further pique your interest in the topicQ. Which of these terms can be defined as follows:</p> <p>Sanskrit for colour, contains a set of mandatory musical notes, goes up and down!</p> <p>RaagaTalaLaya Q. Which of these terms can be defined as follows:</p> <p>Sanskrit for colour, contains a set of mandatory musical notes, goes up and down!</p> <p>RaagaTalaLaya Q. Lets say you were listening to a raaga called Miyaan ki Malhaar (like this one). Who is said to have composed this and other Miyaan ki raags?</p> <p>Hint: he was one of a famous set of nine precious stonesQ. Lets say you were listening to a raaga called Miyaan ki Malhaar (like this one). Who is said to have composed this and other Miyaan ki raags?</p> <p>Miyaan Tansen, the legendary court musician of the Emperor Akbar, and one of his navaratnas. </p> <p>Tansen apparently could summon rain and fire with his music what they call an unconventional source of energy in modern times.Q. Which of these taalas (or rhythmic patterns) is literally the first or primary taal and quite easy to master for a lay person?</p> <p>Adi TaalaRupaka TaalaJhap TaalQ. Which of these taalas (or rhythmic patterns) is literally the first or primary taal and quite easy to master for a lay person?</p> <p>Adi TaalaRupaka TaalaJhap TaalaQ. They are called the Trinity of Carnatic music their influence on the tradition is deeply felt even today.</p> <p>If Syama Sastri is on the left, and Muthuswamy Dikshitar on the right, who is the person in the middle, who has a famous annual music festival in his name?Q. They are called the Trinity of Carnatic music their influence on the tradition is deeply felt even today.</p> <p>A. Tyagaraja. Read more about them here.Q. Our last question is about one of our most favourite stories: as a budding flautist, Hariprasad Chaurasia (now one of the legends in the field) once approached the even-more legendary Annapurna Devi to become her disciple.</p> <p>She refused, saying he could not be taught as a fresh student. </p> <p>In response he did something remarkable to become almost an as-good-as-new student, in a sense erasing his previous life as a flautist. Moved by his dedication, she accepted him as a pupil.</p> <p>What did he do?He switched to playing left-handed!</p> <p>Read about that fabulous story here.</p> <p>Image: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hariprasad_Chaurasia</p> <p>#c2tlearns series</p> <p>http://www.choosetothinq.comwww.slideshare.net/choosetothinq/@choosetothinq</p>

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