Rag Desh

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  • Created on: 13-05-13 13:57
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  • Rag Desh
    • Rhythm
      • Free rhythms- Alap
    • Melody
      • 1. Alap- some decoration to melody
      • Gat 1- decorated melody with flourishes and ornaments
      • 2. Alap- singer vocalises a melody in free time based on notes of raga
      • 3. Gat 1- lyrical unaccompanied melodies elaborate melody
    • Tonality & Harmony
    • Tempo
      • 1. Alap- lack of regular pulse
      • Gat 1- Tabla enters playing 10-beat Jhaptal tala.
      • Gat 2- Fater tempo, tintal (16 beats)
      • 2. Bhajan- Tempo increase, faster more exciting
      • 3. Gat 1- slow tempo
      • Gat 2- fast tempo
    • Form & Structure
      • 1. Alap
        • Gat 1
          • Gat 2
            • Jhalla
      • 2. Alap
        • Bhajan
      • 3. Alap
        • Gat 1
          • Gat 2
    • Instrumentation
      • Sitar and Tabla
      • Voice, sarangi, sarod, pakhawaj, cymbals, tabla
      • Bansuri, esraj, tambura and tabla
    • Texture
      • Changes throughout as instruments add and fade out, changing the texture each time
    • Facts about Set work
      • Pentatonic
      • Tonal centre is C
      • Rag Desh is a night raga
      • Drone
      • Untitled

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