Indian Classical Music

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Presented by Blackstone Parks Conservancy at Blackstone Parks Conservancy: Field, Providence RI

Jul 14
Indian Classical Music

Ajit Acharya, tabla, and Srinivas Reddy, sitar, will perform a medley of early evening ragas set to a variety of talas.

Indian Classical Music with Ajit Acharya, tabla, and Srinivas Reddy, sitar.

The classical music of India is an improvisatory art music tradition with roots in ancient philosophies and yogic practices. Today there are two distinct classical systems: the southern Carnatic tradition and the northern Hindustani tradition. Srinivas and Ajit are practitioners of the Hindustani genrewhich they learned from their respective teachers in the traditional master-disciple mode of apprenticeship. The

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  • The state of consciousness a person experiences while meditating isn’t unlike the state a musician reaches while performing. See how music and contemplation intersect in a recital featuring music played on sitar and tabla, instruments whose origins can be traced back to the Middle East and India. (From an event that was sponsored by the Brown Contemplative Studies Department)

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Blackstone Parks Conservancy: Field

2 River Road, Providence, RI 02906

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