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Abira Jeoffreyaj0347118/10/2018Assignment 1Key features were highlighted when Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharmaplayed Raag Sohni, Jhap Taal, Ek Taal and Teentaal. One of them is thefact that Raag Sohni has a set of rules when it comes to combination ofnotes. Compared to the western scale Raag Sohni cannot have anycombination of any note with any note.The reason for not combiningrandomly is the fact that the key phrases of Raag Sohni gives Raag itsidentity.If one listens to Raag Sohni he may think of an individual whois angry or a person who is on his toes all the time. The chalen(rules fornote combination) adds flavor to the Raag Sohni andmakes the Raagdistinctfrom other Raag which may have the same notes as Raag Sohni.At the start of the Video, there is no beat cycle(Alaap).Thetempo is slow at the startdue the wide distance between the notes.While playing the Satoor, there comes a time when Shiv Kumar Sharmaplays the notes really fast and next to it the tempo of the Tabla becomes

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Term
Spring
Professor
Jane
Tags
Rhythm, English language films, Hindustani classical music, Shiv Kumar Sharma, Raag Sohni

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