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Voice of Indian Song: Track 1

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Traditional Indian singing is intoxicating - but what is it about singing, and listening to others sing, that makes it so significant? In this album, Sudokshina Chatterjee breaks down the unique Indian style, and explains the emotions and meaning behind the songs of her culture. This material is drawn from The Open University course AA317 Words and music.

By: The iTunes U team (The Open University,)

  • Duration 25 mins
  • Updated Monday 8th March 2010
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Music
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Track 1: Voice of Indian Song

A short introduction to this album


© The Open University 2009


Tracks in this podcast:

Track   Title Description
1 Voice of Indian Song    A short introduction to this album Play now Voice of Indian Song
2 Becoming a Singer    Sudokshina Chatterjee explains why she started to sing, and her journey from the first singing lesson to now. Play now Becoming a Singer
3 The Voice    Sudokshina Chatterjee discusses the voice, looking at how vocalists are trained, the different ways to use the voice, and the difference between gender. Play now The Voice
4 Khyal    Sudokshina explains the meaning behind Khyal, the most popular genre of Indian music, focusing on two songs. Play now Khyal
5 Sudockshina and subrata - thumri explanation    Sudokshina explains te meanings behind a Thumri, explain the words, and also the emotions held within the song. Play now Sudockshina and subrata - thumri explanation