MUSICAL INSTRUMENT IN AMRITSAR, PUNJAB, INDIA

August 9, 2016

Musical instrument in India is deep rooted down here with the mythological, historical, cultural, traditional and modern values of Indian people, music here is religion there is not even a single function and festivals that go without playing a musical instruments rich in varieties and types of instruments categorized according to the universal language of musical instruments ,do not have acute information who categorized the instruments but are divided into four categories chordophones(string instruments)aero phones(wind instruments) Membranophones (drums)and idiophones(non-drum percussion instruments).

Indian musical notes are the awe-inspiring and nail biting notes one of the most complicated and complete form music with seven basic notes that separates the octaves into 12 semitones the seven basic notes are sa,re,ga,ma,pa,da and ni which replace by do,re mi,fa,so,la and si.

However, the beats and notes are sometime varied according to the Indian sub continental cultures and traditions here folks songs and musical instruments in India are diverted as diverse cultures of the country, like musical instruments in Punjab prefer DHOLS a barrel drum that gregarious Punjabis played in their traditional festival called Vaishaki

during the festival millions of Sikhs from the world gathers in Sri harminder sahib globally known as the Golden temple is the abode of god situated at the Amritsar lights and fireworks are discharged illuminated with diyas (lamps) most Sikhs visit the temple once during their life particularly in their birthday, marriage, and childbirth. Where music (kirtans religious music) are the part of the ceremonies leading the growth of musical instruments in Amritsar with the growing craze among the small child to old person.

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