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KKSongs North Indian Music Page

Welcome to the KKSongs North Indian (Hindustani) Music Page!

 

Notation contains the twelve note system, its origins, and functions in a scale for North Indian music.

 

Gallery of Instruments is an interactive page contains pictures, brief descriptions, and a sound clip of the various instruments.

 

Ragamala is a database containing detailed information about the ragas, melody based modal forms, of North India.

 

Talamala is a database containing detailed information, playing technique, and sound clip of rhythmic forms called talas.

 

Fundamentals of Raga is an article explaining the basic structure of ragas.

 

Classification of Ragas explains the methods and reasoning of each classification system for ragas.

 

Vocal Forms examine the various singing styles and compositions

 

Ornamentation discusses the various types of ornamentation used in vocal and instrumental music.

 

UPDATED: July 22, 2010