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Music of India

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Timeline · Samples
Genres

Classical (Carnatic · Hindustani)

Awards

Bollywood · Punjabi  · Tamil

Festivals

Sangeet Natak Akademi
Thyagaraja Aradhana
Cleveland Thyagaraja Aradhana

Media

Sruti
The Music Magazine

National
anthem

"Jana Gana Mana"

National
song

"Vande Mataram"

By state/territory

Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh · Arunachal Pradesh · Assam
Bihar · Chhattisgarh · Goa · Gujarat · Haryana
Himachal Pradesh · Jammu & Kashmir · Jharkhand
Karnataka · Kerala
Madhya Pradesh · Maharashtra · Manipur
Meghalaya · Mizoram · Nagaland · Orissa
Punjab · Rajasthan · Sikkim · Tamil Nadu
Tripura · Uttar Pradesh · Uttaranchal
West Bengal

Andhra Pradesh is a state of South India. Telugu language is considered the heart and soul of Carnatic music.

The major composers Thyagaraja, Syama Sastri, Muthuswami Dikshitar, Annamacharya and Badhrachala Ramadas are legends in the field of Carnatic music. In the area of instrumental music, giants such as Dwaram Venkataswamy Naidu (violin), Emani Sankara Sastry (veena) and Chitti Babu (veena) are famous. Contemporary stalwarts of Vocal music include Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna, Nedunuri Krishnamurthy, Srirangam Gopalaratnam, Sripada Pinakapani, Sarangapani and Nookala Chinna Satyanarayana. Yella Venkatesara Rao (mridangam) and U. Srinivas (mandolin) have also earned fame.


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