III. Indian Classical Music: Khyal: 8. Khyal, Vani: Raga Bhimpalasi Khayal, Veena Sahasrabuddhe Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in III. Indian Classical Music: Khyal: 8. Khyal, Vani: Raga Bhimpalasi Khayal, Veena Sahasrabuddhe Deck (13):
1

Raga Bhimpalasi is part of what genre?

Khyal

2

Khyal music has many _________ singers.

Women

3

Khyal is the predominant vocal genre of what kind of classical music today?

Hindustani

4

What does Khyal mean?

Imagination

5

Khyal's quick movements and free-flowing approach to improvisations immediately differentiate if from what other type of Raga.

Dhrupad

6

Indian word in Khyal performance that means "big."

Bada

7

Indian word in Khyal performance that means "small."

Chota

8

What kind of performance is this Khyal, which means small?

Chota Khyal

9

What kind of Raga is Bhimpalasi?

Late afternoon

10

What is the mood of the Bhimpalasi Raga?

Mellowness of the late afternoon sun. There is also a touch of melancholy or yearning.

11

Khyal lyrics often speak of what?

Love and allude to both human love and Bhakti devotion.

12

Which drum is prevalent drum in Hindustani classical music?

Tabla (pair of single-headed drums)

13

These are fast running improvisations in Khyal performances.

Tans