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Archive for February 6th, 2007

Moderation Script (02/2007): Pentatonic Ragas (Raga CDs of the Months)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 6, 2007


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Raga CDs of the months (07/02): Pentatonic Ragas (5 tone scale) …

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 6, 2007

The pentatonical ragas (scale of notes with five tones) are far common in India, equally in North Indian Classic (Hindustani) as in South Indian Music (Carnatic). The pentatonical ragas create a multi layered spectrum, a musical taste which can be regognized easily by the listeners. A magical power is being attributed to these ragas …

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The material of notes originally was used for religious ceremonies and rites in many cultures all over the world… first it had consisted of only two tones, was developed to three tone scales and progressed in the antique Greece to a scale of four tones (tetra chord system).



Ustad Salamat (1934-07/11/2001) and
Ustad Nazakat Ali Khan (died in 1983) in the 60that a Radio Pakistan broadcasting show …
Pandit Rajan (1951) & Sajan Mishra (1956), represantatives of the Benaras Vocal Gharana

A more differentiated scaling form of the five tone music (so called pentatonic) was formed particularly in East and South Asia, in front in China, Japan and India. Also in Blues and Afro American music the 5 tone scheme is in practice.

Contrary to our western music culture the Indian Classical Music and the raga-s aim at an atmospheric sound picture by instrumental or vocal improvisation to connect with certain feelings, tendencyfully paintings conveying a special atmosphere and with emotional expressions.

The 5 tone raga Malkauns for example reflects a portrait of the dark secret one and is helping to a menthal stabilization. The Raga Durga carries the names of the ambivalent, semi terrible hindustic goddess Durga. The penthatonic raga Bhupali is awarded a healing, positive effect, which shifts the listener into an easy, joyfully and relaxed tension.

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Sendetermin: Wegen Umstellung auf das Abendprogramm heute Wiederholungssendung aus 12/2006 (PodCasting (7dx24h))

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 6, 2007

Das Dezemberthema der Sendung von IMC OnAir „Raga CDs des Monats“ präsentiert 5-Ton-Musik der indisch klassischen Musik, s.g. pentatonische Ragas (5-Ton-Skalen).

(6.2.2007 – IMC OnAir/IMCRadio.NetPodCasts | Sendetermine | Archiv | Hoerproben )

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