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The scales in Indian classical music
The musician Alam Khan demonstrates a major scale on the sarode with the Indian note names. The sarode is a stringed musical instrument used mainly in Indian classical music. Alam Khan explains how the ragas are derived from the ten basic scales. Ragas are used to express different moods through music such as sadness and joy. A short excerpt from a concert performance is followed by an explanation of the use of scales, known as 'thats', in performance.
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