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CLIP 5212

Ragas in Indian music

Ragas in Indian music

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Key Info
  • Ragas in Indian music
  • Duration: 01:54
  • Sitar player Shalil Shankar performs an improvisation on a raga. He explains a raga is a melody based on scales which follow certain rules. He also demonstrates the basic scale and performs an improvisation based on the Basant Mukhari raga, or morning raga.
  • Subject:



    India To Indonesia

  • Keywords: sitar, world music, scales, ragas, improvisation
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful in work on Indian music or improvisation.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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