Midterm Study Guide

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Midterm Study Guide 1. Nad Brahma: sound is the source of all creation and that music is an expression of the Divine. 2. The role of humility is important because it gives the musician the ability to become open and accepting towards learning. Master disciple ship program. 3. Note is an incomplete translation of svar because notes are more than just sound, notes have to have some expressive element in it. 4. Students of rag music learn to express svar through the master disciple tradition, vinay, sadhana(practice and discipline). 5. Svar-s do not have fixed frequencies. Only Sa determines the pitch of each svar. In the beginning , the musician gives a note for Sa. The role of the tanpura is to give grounding notes. It is the drone. 6. The Seven notes of the Saptak are: Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni The 12 notes of the Scale are Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni, and Re Ga Dha Ma can be flattened, 7. The role of Shruti-s are to provide texture to the music, create beauty and mood, and to define the rag. 8. Some means of melodic articulation are through: mindh(slow glide), kan(grace note), andolan(slow oscillation). 9. Some means of rhythmic articulation are: - Phrasing of notes and words - Changes in tempo of melody
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- Composition in varying tempo - Improvisation around basic patterns of tal 10. Rag is: - A set of musicial parameters which forms the basis of composition and
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