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The Art of Kīrtan, Part 1 - Introduction

The Art of Kīrtan, Part 1 – Introduction

Kīrtan is the central practice of bhakti-yoga, the spiritual path of devotion. Essentially, bhakti-yoga is anukūlyenānuśilana — an… 609 more words

To Jodhpur (Audio & Notation)

My piece “To Jodhpur” is inspired by the Carnatic rhythmic phrase:

Takadimi Tham, Takita Tham, Taka Tham, Ta Tham

This rhythmic structure and its variations are very common in the konnakol language. 43 more words

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Music: "Tashi" - Original Score

I’m very excited to bring you the original score I composed and produced for Vivek Singh Sangwan’s short film “Tashi.”

If you can listen to only one track, make it “A Letter to Buddha (End Titles).” 159 more words


Western Music

Wstern music, history of Western music from ancient times to the present.All ancient civilizations entered historical times with a flourishing musical culture. That the earliest writers explained it in terms of legend and myth is evidence of the remote beginnings of the art of sound. 115 more words

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Bangla Music

The music of Bangladesh, also referred to as Bangladeshi music, comprises a long tradition of religious and secular song-writing over a period of almost a millennium. 56 more words

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Indian Music

Twenty centuries ago, the essential role of music of India was deemed to be purely ritualistic. Music as entertainment is supposed to have evolved much later. 93 more words

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Concept of Music

Because of differing fundamental concepts of music, the languages of many cultures do not contain a word that can be accurately translated as “music,” as that word is generally understood by Western cultures (Nettl 2005). 197 more words

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