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A confluence of art and music
Melakarta ragas are fundamental ragas from which other ragas may be generated. known as sampoorna ragas as they contain all seven swaras.
Indian Ragas –American Jazz
the system of ragas and how we do it,”. Shankar told his master class. Shankar said he spent several days with.
Andrew A. Ragas
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The 12-maqam System and its Similarity with Indian Ragas
The maqam and raga represent unique forms of the traditional classical music of the discusses the similarities between the 12 maqams and the Indian ragas.
Giving Ragas the Time of Day: Pitch Structures in North Indian
Generation of melodies in NICM on fixed pitch sets (raga), guided by certain ragas.

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Captivating fair
Her bada khayal “Rajan ke sirtaaj Shri Ramachandra” was simply captivating and she offered an unhurried and methodical treatment to Kaunsi Kanhda, paying due attention to both the constituent ragas.
Welcoming the monsoon with music
Kathak dancer Sharmishtha Mukherjee would present traditional and contemporary choreographies based on monsoon ragas such as "Dhuliya Malhar" and "Miyan Ki Malhar".
A bud yet to bloom: Ragas created by Nazrul
Nazrul developed 19 distinct ragas; composed Khayal, Thumri and Tappa styled Bangla songs; Kabyageeti, Bhajan, Kirtan, Ghazal, Shyama Sangeet, Islamic songs and many more. Nazrul is, in a word, an institution.
Ravi Shankar - Evening Ragas Review
The programme was titled 'Evening Ragas' but belied the repertoire which Shankar and his fellow musicians presented.
Melodic flow of ragas
After this invocatory item to Vigneshwara, 'Mari Vere' in raga Anandabhairavi followed. It is one of Syama Sastri's Navaratnamalika compositions about Goddess Madurai Meenakshi.

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Raga - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fundamentals of the Indian Rag (Raga)
Ravi Shankar & Philip Glass - Ragas In Minor Scale! - YouTube
Jul 6, 2009 Ravi Shankar & Philip Glass from the Album "Passages" (1990). Ragas: Ravi Shankar, Ali Akbar Khan: Music essential recording.
Raga :: Listing

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