The world of daylight stands for Western music, composed a fluent competition of great harmony, concord and discord and many disconnected fragments. And the night world is synonymous with Indian music: a delicate raga pure, deep and. Both touched our hearts, and yet both are contradictory in spirit. But that of course. Divided nature, live in the root into two, day and night, unity and diversity, and finally infinite.Indian men in the kingdom of the night, we are inspired by the sense of one and the infinite. Indian music keeps the listener beyond the boundaries of everyday joys and sorrows and leads to resignation solo space in the origin of the universe exists, while Western music dance leads to rise and fall by a boundless joy and suffering. “Indian classical music basically moved our spiritual sense and discipline – the desire to carry out their own salvation, singing is an act of worship and not an intellectual show mastery of the technique of a raga In Western culture, the singing is a formal exercise .. secular , rather than piety or devotion, compared with Indian music
In the West, hired a music teacher as a person, to be taken to teach lessons and no deep connection between the master and student.Like Western music, Indian music is on melody and rhythm, but no foundation of harmony, which is so important , in Western music. Indian music is “modal” – based on the relationship between the permanent individual notes known as tonic, with the successive grades. This is the reason why Tanpura (drone) is played in the background of Indian music, which is the sound notes.The Indian classical music reminds horizontally, the other follows a note, while the Western music is vertical are many notes played in a while . Yehudi Menuhin, the famous musician, elevate differentiates both systems by describing Indian music estimate “Music of India must adopt a completely different values ??… and so should specifically be forgotten, at least during the period in question, and to the passage of time just sink into a trance theme, almost hypnotic.
Rhythmic and melodic characteristics of Indian music that are repetitive, acquires an extraordinary charm and fascination … Despite the dominance of the rule of this hypnotic mood, which is a feature of Indian music, actively frees the mind. “The place of” composition “in these two systems are very different in Western music, the music for the first time performed by the composer and organized notation: … Then the improvisational musicians play this composition under the direction of orchestra music director here rarely , Performance practiced and value lies in the uniformity and the default behavior of sound and music speed (tempo) in Indian music, while the grammar melody and rhythm is fixed, the ingenuity and skill of the musicians in his creativity and improvisation, especially in the mood and evocation of a particular raga rasa.
In Indian classical music, you can not think of splitting the sound into blocks, it will be refined into a fine wire thread. The sound is distributed to an extreme point of delicacy to improve … No standard building materials, three or five stories, but like silk threads unfold, and rises and falls and evokes a world of sensations and feelings.In music of India, the melody and rhythm offer a variety nuances that are not possible in Western music. Indian bonds divided into units called shruties while Western music consist of 12 semitones. The microtones are more subtle than semitones. These microtones adorned with grace create tones (gamakas) effect.Western a magical music has the ability to generate a lot of emotions and moods. While Indian music has the ability to produce a feeling or mood of the director in a raga. An Indian musician improvises with his own creative genius in the context of a raga, but in Western classical music, except jazz, improvisation so unimaginable. In addition, the percussion in Indian music emphasizes its rhythm. It is only by the mind and open ears that you appreciate in a position to distinguish the melodies and sequences of their own. This is true for the Indian audience present western music shows and to Western audiences at concerts of Indian music. Remember that both music systems are complementary, like two halves of classical music