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Music And Art Music By Charanjeet Singh Kamboj

In India there are Six categories of music, namely Primitive Music,Folk Music,Popular Music,Devotional Music,Art Music and confuse Music.These categories are not watertight, but they dwell together with constant exchange or give and take.It is believed in that Raag system is derived from the folk tunes spread all over the indian subcontinental.The folk tones are melodies sung by masses with their natural temperament ,without any formal training of music .Unrefined format of folk tones has an essence of local culture.but later in ancient period,from these folk tones ,the jaati was made giving a grammar tone to folk music.

These categories are not watertight, but they dwell together with constant exchange or give and take.It is believed in that Raag system is derived from the folk tunes spread all over the indian subcontinental.The folk tones are melodies sung by masses with their natural temperament ,without any formal training of music .Unrefined format of folk tones has an essence of local culture.but later in ancient period,from these folk tones ,the jaati was made giving a grammar tone to folk music.

According to original folk tones prevalent in a specific geographic area. the raag were titled as Malawi( Madhya Pardesh),Multani ,kanada(Karnatak),tilang (Andhra) etc.Many folk melodies ,widely spread from Punjab Sindh to kerela etc.

In modern period, having inspiration from folk melodies can crafted these folk melodies, basically consisting of 3-4 notes with adding the counterpart (Uttarang) and giving it precise grammar of Raags.