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USF Faculty/Guest Artist Recital: Classical Indian Music

Event Type: Music
Facility: School of Music (MUS)
Presented By: School of Music
Classical music from South India also known as Carnatic music has its origin from the Vedic times 
about 2000 years Before Christ. The Seven notes known as "Sapta Swaras" are, Sa, Ri, Ga, Ma Pa 
Dha and Ni.  Carnatic music is also blessed with thousands of written compositions by various 
composers from various time period ranging from the 10th century, in Sanskrit and various other 
South Indian languages set to various Raga's ( melodic scales) and Tala's ( rhythmic beats). The 
concert features   different forms of improvisations by the vocalist and answered by the violinist ( in 
the Carnatic style ) and Mridangist( Carnatic percussionist) that are built around the songs and a 
percussion solo towards the end of the concert.
Date: 10/19/2019
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Location: Barness Recital Hall
Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Time: 5:30 PM
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