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First Film of Different Languages of India

Jul 12, 2018
India has one of the oldest and largest film industries in the world. The Indian film industry is diverse just like Indian Culture. Indian film industry means Hindi films, regional movies and art cinema. In this article, we are giving the list of first Film of Different Languages of India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Types of Music Compositions: Ghazal

Aug 8, 2012
The ghazal is a poetic form consisting of rhyming couplets and a refrain, with each line sharing the same meter.

Types of Music Compositions: Thumri

Aug 8, 2012
The major vocal forms or styles associated with Hindustani classical music are dhrupad, khyal, and tarana. Other forms include dhamar, trivat, chaiti, kajari, tappa, tap-khyal, ashtapadis, thumri, dadra, ghazal and bhajan; these are folk or semi-classical or light classical styles, as they often do not adhere to the rigorous rules of classical music.

Types of Music Compositions: Tappa

Aug 8, 2012
The major vocal forms or styles associated with Hindustani classical music are dhrupad, khyal, and tarana. Other forms include dhamar, trivat, chaiti, kajari, tappa, tap-khyal, ashtapadis, thumri, dadra, ghazal and bhajan; these are folk or semi-classical or light classical styles, as they often do not adhere to the rigorous rules of classical music.

Types of Music Compositions: Tarana

Aug 8, 2012
Tarana is a type of composition in Hindustani classical vocal music in which certain words and syllables.

Types of Music Compositions: Khyal

Aug 8, 2012
The major vocal forms or styles associated with Hindustani classical music are dhrupad, khyal, and tarana. Other forms include dhamar, trivat, chaiti, kajari, tappa, tap-khyal, ashtapadis, thumri, dadra, ghazal and bhajan; these are folk or semi-classical or light classical styles, as they often do not adhere to the rigorous rules of classical music.

Types of Music Compositions: Dhrupad

Aug 8, 2012
The major vocal forms or styles associated with Hindustani classical music are dhrupad, khyal, and tarana. Other forms include dhamar, trivat, chaiti, kajari, tappa, tap-khyal, ashtapadis, thumri, dadra, ghazal and bhajan; these are folk or semi-classical or light classical styles, as they often do not adhere to the rigorous rules of classical music.

Principles of Hindustani music

Aug 7, 2012
The rhythmic organization is based on rhythmic patterns called tala. The melodic foundations are called ragas.

Music in Modern era

Aug 7, 2012
Modernism in music is characterized by a desire for or belief in science, nature, intelligence, anti-romanticism, and other forward thinking.

Music in Medieval period: Persian influence

Aug 7, 2012
Persian music influenced in India Persian music is the music of Persia and Persian language countries.

History of Music : Sanskritic Tradition

Aug 7, 2012
The music of India and its history are too complex to be described briefly. This brief introduction is intended to help those who are new to Indian classical music; with the hope that a foreknowledge of certain theoretical points may assist their appreciation.

Characteristics of Classical Music

Aug 7, 2012
Indian classical music is based on melody. It can be described as contemplative and introspective. There is no intentional harmonic structure beneath the melodic lines.

Origin Of Indian Classical Music

Dec 10, 2010
The origins of Indian classical music can be found from the oldest of the scriptures, Vedas. The Samveda, one of the four vedas, describes music at length.

Main Genres

Dec 10, 2010
The Prime themes of Hindustani music are romantic love, nature and devotionals. Players of tabla, usually keep the rhythm in Hindustani music.

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