What is Music?
Music, as referred in our wikipedia, is an art form based on sound and silence. There is music in everything; from a baby wailing to the sound of rain drops, from a train whistle to the divine sound of a flute. In sound as well as in the silence that lies in between. There are various genres of music, and understanding every form well enough to appreciate is, though not impossible, a trifle overwhelming.
What are the forms of Indian Music?
Indian Music boasts of a vast gamut of styles and genres. Folk, Classical, Improvisational, Devotional, Popular, Cinema… and the lists goes on. Trying to analyze each style individually might take years.
We’ll look at popular songs, composers, compositions and analyze their musical structure, the relevance and interdependence of one style with another. We’ll attempt to bring out the intricacies that lie within the simplicity of Indian & World music.