Violin is an integral part of any Carnatic music concert for almost a century now. The Indian violin is a widely utilised instrument as an accompanying instrument and over the recent few decades has been a very popular solo instrument too. The music primarily taught at The Bhavan is Carnatic. A violinist takes at least 5-6 years to decide if they want to branch out to Carnatic or Hindustani Music. Violin is also a very popular Western instrument. Violin is one instrument that has gained popularity across many genres of music like, Indian, Bolllywood, Turkish, Arabic, Western Classical and Jazz and many others.
The magnificence of Indian art and heritage is a direct consequence of various elements coming together and instilling a unique, aesthetic factor. The Hindustani flute is THE most simple instrument but the effect is has on the overall music environment is laudable. Made from the Bamboo plant, the Flute is linked to Lord Krishna, the most famous Hindu mythological deity. The flute is used differently to add substance to both Carnatic as well as Hindustani Music, only that the flute used in Carnatic Music is slightly shorter in length than its North Indian counterpart.
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The Principal percussion component in Carnatic Music as well as dance, the Mridangam substantially contributes to the beauty and magnificence of Indian art. Recognized as one of the oldest musical instruments, the Mridangam was widely appreciated in courtrooms of ancient Indian kingdoms. Over the years, eminent musicians have chipped-in to make the Mridangam a perfect and indispensable entity in the world of Carnatic Music.