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South Asia 20 - Indian Classical Music Chapter 6 Worlds of...

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+ Indian Classical Music Chapter 6, Worlds of Music
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+ Classical Music Carnatic Music n roots in court music and temples in southern India n “Golden Age” late 18th – early 19th cc. n built upon immense repertoire of Hindu devotional songs
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+ Golden Age of Carnatic Music n Three great saint-poet-composers: n Syama Sastry (1762-1827) n Tyagaraja (1767-1847) n Muttuswamy Dikshitar (1776-1836)
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+ Classical Indian dance n dance music is highly specialized n tailored to the dancer’s individual performance n “visual language” of hand gesture, facial expression and body movements n together interpret the song lyrics in dance form n Bharatanatyam 1 n Bharatanatyam n Varnam Extract performed by Malavika Santhosh
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+ Classical South Indian Music, important aspects n tala – time cycle n sruti – drone layer n single melody, highly ornamented n different concept of note, svarah n improvisation n focused, nasal timbre n oral tradition, playing by ear n complex rhythms in percussion n lyrics relate to Hindu mythology
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