Even in Greece, the philosophers were the ones to develop a classical system of music.
However, music was never considered to be as important as the independent science of
Practical training in music of Greece was oral both in scho
Origins of Music
Three principal areas in study of human evolution and history:
1. It is a universal and multifunctional cultural behavior.
No account of human evolution is complete without an understanding of how music and dance
The Vedic Period
The emergence of the caste system heavily impacted the development of Sub-continental music.
In the arts, there were sub-castes which specialized in music.
In the area of the arts this ensured that certain art forms, techniques
Lecture on Origins of South Asian Classical Music
The thing is Rakae, you see if you want to have a deeper understanding of your own classical music, and
its sources, its origins, then you have to go into history. Unfortunately, direct history is not avai
Raga: The Root of Melody
Authors have mentioned that the raga form arose out of the Vedic chants from the Samaveda.
The term itself, however, is mentioned for the first time in a musical treatise known as Brihadeshi,
written by Matanga, which wa
A microtonal interval of which there are 22 in the octave Private life of Ragas Inayat Illahi Malik
Srut is said to be the tme lapse between two successive musical frequencies that are differentable to
the human ear.
The emotonal and aesth