This History of Shastriya Sangeet (1)

Speaker: Dr. Kanniks Kannikeswaran

It would not be an exaggeration to state that Bollywood music is the first point of introduction to Indian music, for much of the world.

Have you ever wondered how ancient Indian music is? Have you thought about the spiritual roots of Indian Art Music or Shastriya Sangit?

Do you know about the galaxy of luminaries who have contributed to the growth of this magnificent tradition? Do you know about the Bhakti Movement in the 1st and 2nd millennia and their contribution to Indian music?

How have Indian ragas influenced world music and Indian film music? What are the similarities and differences between Indian and Western musical approaches?

In this webinar, Dr. Kanniks Kannikeswaran will explore and engage with the essentials of Shastriya Sangit - a glimpse into its history - ragas and their influence on popular and world music.

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