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September 11, 2015

Gharana in Hindustani Music

The concept, practice and continuation of gharana singing in the not too distant past was a very distinct reality to practicing and performing Hindustani musicians. It was as real as the air one breathes. The musicians were proud to belong to one gharana or the other and went about the task of keeping the gharana gayaki alive, thriving and intact by imbibing and practicing its most prominent and defining tenets/principles. It was this internalization of the main tenets of the gharana subconsciously first and then consciously that took a......

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