• The Sounds of Music: Science of Musical Scales III: Indian Classical Music

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      Swara, saptak, murchhana, raga.

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      In the previous articles of this series, we have discussed thedevelopment of musical scales particularly that of the heptatonicscale which forms the basis of Western classical musictoday. In this last article, we take a look at the basic structureof scales used in Indian classical music and how differentragas are generated through the simple process of scaleshifting.

    • Author Affiliations


      Sushan Konar1

      1. NCRA-TIFR Pune 411007, India.
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