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Unformatted text preview: emotions, and everyone can understand emotions. This makes the music easy for listeners to understand. 4. What are the major elements of Hindustani music? What instruments should be played for each of these elements? The major elemenets are melody, rhythm, and drone. A tala (drum) would be used for rhythim. The melody would be carried by the sitar or the sarod. The drone would be done using a tampura. 5. Discuss some general similarities between Baroque music (of Western Europe) and the music of North India: Both have a big emphasis on melody and mood. The mood is a part of the Doctrine of Affections in Baroque music. In Indian music, it is seen in the Raga. Both also use the two linear dimensions, rhythm and melody....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2010 for the course BMGT 381 taught by Professor Dawson during the Spring '10 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.
- Spring '10