- RAG DESH
- Tala drums
- common Tala is the Teental or Tintal, which is a 16 beat pattern
rhythms called ‘Bols’ are played over this
- go against the main beat creating exciting syncopations
- rhythms must start and end together on the 1st beat of the cycle called Sam
- A supportive drone usually based on tonic and dominant notes of rag
- Played on the Tambura
- Add sense of tuning, intonation & texture
- made up of improvised notes from a particular rag
- Sung by voice or played on an instrument such as the Sitar or Sarod.
- The no. of notes in a rag vary, some have 5 like the pentatonic scale
- Extra Info.
- Primary moods expressed are devotion, romance
- Played traditionally at night
- ‘Sargam’ indian scale system
- Sa, Re, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni, Sa
- - 1st beat of the rhythmic cycle
- Jhalla – a striking rhythmic effect created when the drone strings are strummed on the sitar
- Chand- improvised triplets
- Madhyalaya- medium speed tempo
- Tonality: The piece is based on the notes of the raga.
- The Rhythm-The Tala
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