Vocal genre thumri of north india from 1870 to 1920

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In Hindustani music tradition thumri belongs to the category of light classical (or semi-classical) music. It is considered as a result of interaction between aesthetical principles of Hindustani classical vocal music and traditional local forms of Uttar-Pradesh. In articles the period 1870-1920, named as «transitive», when the genre bandish thumri started to be transformed to modern style bol-banao thumri is considered. Also the major performing schools thumri are marked, their most outstanding representatives and styles thumri on a boundary of centuries are revealed.

T V Kartashova

Saratov Sobinov Conservatory

Saratov Sobinov Conservatory


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