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Indian music. Includes multiple varieties of folk, popular, pop, classical music and R&B It has evolved over several eras Includes two subgenres- Hindustani and Carnatic music B egan as an integral part of socio-religious life. Hindustani Music.

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indian music
Indian music
  • Includes multiple varieties of folk, popular, pop, classical music and R&B
  • It has evolved over several eras
  • Includes two subgenres- Hindustani and Carnatic music
  • Began as an integral part of socio-religious life
hindustani music
Hindustani Music
  • The Hindustani or North Indian style of Indian classical music
  • Originated in Vedic ritual chants, but it has been evolving since the 12th century CE
  • Originated from what is now North India, Pakistan and Bangladesh and to some extent in Nepal and Afghanistan
characteristics of hindustani music
Characteristics of Hindustani music
  • It has religious/philosophical roots
  • Highly formalised grammar
  • Has several different genres (e.g. Alap, Masidkhani) and styles (Geeti, Bani or Baaj)
  • Capable of intense expression in very slow speeds
  • Steady, long held notes
  • Gradually builds up tempo
carnatic music
Carnatic music
  • Associated with the southern part of the Indian subcontinent
  • Confined two four modern states: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu
  • Evolved from ancient Hindu traditions
  • Of a more recent origin
characteristics of carnatic music
Characteristics of Carnatic music
  • Emphasis on vocal singing, most compositions are written to be sung
  • Composition based, hence very little improvisation
  • Has a very constant and quick tempo from the start
  • Notes are not held for long
  • It is usually performed by a small ensemble
differences between hindustani and carnatic music
Differences between Hindustani and Carnatic music
  • Hindustani music uses various instruments, Carnatic uses mostly vocals
  • Hindustani builds up the tempo, yet Carnatic has a constant, quick tempo so it lacks intensity, introspection, microtones and several ornaments found in Hindustani music
  • Hindustani music contains more improvisation
  • Carnatic music has short notes, yet Hindustani music has long, held notes
references
References
  • ‘Wikipedia: Music of India’ [online] 2001, Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music_of_India [accessed 28th November, 2013]
  • ‘Wikipedia: Hindustani Classical Music’ [online] 2001, Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindustani_music [accessed 28th November, 2013]
  • ‘Raga Culture: Hindustani Music’ [online] (date created not listed) Available: http://www.ragaculture.com/hindustani_music.html [accessed 28th November, 2013]
  • ‘Wikipedia: Carnatic Music’ [online] 2001, Available: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carnatic_music [accessed 28th November, 2013]
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