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Music of India

Music of India

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Odisha Punjab Rajasthan Sikkim Tamil Nadu Ancient Tripura

Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand West Bengal Bengali

Rabindra Sangeet

A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735 (Rajasthan) Genres Nationalistic and patriotic songs National anthem Jana Gana Mana Regional music

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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Andhra Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh

The music of India includes multiple varieties of folk, popular, pop, classical music andR&B. India's classical music tradition, including Hindustani music and Carnatic, has a history spanning millennia and developed over several eras. Music in India began as an integral part of socioreligious life and that Indian music is essentially melodic: sounds follow one another expressing an emotional state in an aesthetic unity.[1]

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Assam Bihar

Chhattisgarh Goa Gujarat Haryana

Himachal Pradesh

Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh

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Jharkhand Karnataka Kerala

Madhya Pradesh Maharashtra Manipur Meghalaya Mizoram Nagaland

Arabic and modern day Westernpopular music influences.Related areas    Persian Afghani Turkish Music of Pakistan Music of Pakistan Genres         Classical Ghazal Sufi Folk Qawwali Pop (Filmi) Rock (Sufi rock) Hip Hop Specific forms The Music of Pakistan includes diverse elements ranging from music from various parts ofSouth Asia as well as Central Asian. With these multiple influences. Religious music    Hamd Nasheeds Naat English Balochi Kashmiri Pashto Punjabi Sindhi Traditional music       Nationalistic and patriotic songs National anthem Qaumi Tarana Regional music Local forms      Brahui Hindko Khowar Shina Siraiki . a distinctive Pakistani sound has been formed. Persian. Turkish.

jazz.[1] In addition to creating an Israeli style and sound. both locally and abroad. folk and jazz musicians creating and performing extensively. pop rock and other international music genres. there has been a flowering of musical diversity. Contemporary Piyyut Zemirot Nigun Pizmonim Baqashot Secular Israeli Klezmer Sephardic Mizrahi Secular music Mainstream and jazz Classical Jewish art music Dance Israeli folk dancing Ballet Horah Hava Nagila Yemenite dancing Israel Hatikvah Jerusalem of Gold Piyyutim . musicians have sought original stylistic elements that would define the emerging national spirit. Israel's musicians have made significant contributions to classical. The works of Israeli classical composers have been performed by leadingorchestras worldwide. For more than 100 years. Many of the world's top classical musicians are Israelis or Israeli expatriates.Adon Olam Geshem Music of Israel Lekhah Dodi Ma'oz Tzur Yedid Nefesh Yigdal The music of Israel is a combination Jewish and Israeli music Religious of Jewish and non-Jewish music traditions that have come together over the course of a century to create a distinctive musical culture. Since the 1970s. with Israeli rock.

and much applauded climaxes. the Hebrew music of Israel. the Caucasus and the Balkans. The various nations of the region include the Arabic-speaking countries of the Middle East and North Africa. as in Byzantine music and Chalga. Throughout the region. traditionalAssyrian music.[1] This is similar to the dastgah of Persian music. diatonon). and a monophonic texture. Arabs translated and developed Greek texts and works of music and mastered the musical theory of the music of ancient Greece (i. based around various maqamat (sing. The Arabic scale is strongly melodic.Middle Eastern music Middle eastern music spans across a vast region. building up to anxiously awaited. Iranian traditions of Persia. The predominance of Islam allowed a great deal of Arabic and Byzantine influence to spread through the region rapidly from the 7th century onward. generally tense vocal tone.[2] . maqam) or modes (also known as makam in Turkish music). or tarab. enharmonium. often through the use of stringed instruments (like the oud) or the human voice. Berbers of North Africa.e. Unlike much western music. more traditional Middle Eastern music can last from one to three hours in length. Often. the varied traditions of Cypriot music. the Iraqi traditions of Mesopotamia. Systema ametabolon. derived from the Arabic term ‫ طرب‬tarraba. with influence from the West. Spain. and Coptic Christians in Egypt all maintain their own traditions. Further distinguishing characteristics of Middle Eastern and North African music include very complex rhythmic structures. chromatikon. Armenian music. liturgical and even popular music. from Egypt to Iran. While this originates with classical music. Middle Eastern music influenced the music of Greece and India. as well as Central Asia. Southern Italy. religion has been a common factor in uniting peoples of different languages. Arabic music includes quarter tones halfway between notes. cultures and nations. the music of Turkey. the modal system has filtered down into folk.