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Name: Indian Classical Music: Tuning and Ragas
ID: m12459
Language: English (en)
Summary: For the Western listener, a basic introduction to the tuning and scales used in the classical music of India.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: Hindustani, India, Indian Classical music, Indian music, just intonation, raga, shruti, swara, taanpura, tambura, tanpura, that
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (caschmidtjones@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.16 (history)
First publication date: Nov 22, 2004 12:51 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Feb 15, 2013 7:05 pm +0000

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Version History

Version: 1.16 Feb 15, 2013 7:05 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
took down call for research study participants

Version: 1.15 Jan 18, 2013 5:46 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added call for research study participants

Version: 1.14 Jan 31, 2012 11:20 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added outside link, reorganized suggested reading section

Version: 1.13 Jul 21, 2011 10:45 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
added information about variations in the tradition

Version: 1.12 Jul 13, 2011 9:54 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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added link

Version: 1.11 Mar 11, 2011 8:57 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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removed from survey

Version: 1.10 Apr 12, 2010 9:51 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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linked to survey

Version: 1.9 Jan 6, 2010 8:28 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
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Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.8 Jun 12, 2009 11:11 am +0000 by Connexions
Changes:
Modified markup for explicit .eps image reference

Version: 1.7 Feb 5, 2009 2:59 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added links, changed the raga/that example, clarified Hindustani/Carnatic differences, moved Acknowledgement to a "further reading" section

Version: 1.6 Aug 8, 2008 1:32 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added info comparing thats to church modes.

Version: 1.5 Jul 1, 2008 10:02 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
took Marwa out of That list, because it doesn't use G

Version: 1.4 Jan 10, 2008 10:25 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
more accurate info on shruti frequencies

Version: 1.3 Apr 17, 2007 4:06 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added and fixed links. Added info on Indian tuning being on a moveable, not fixed, system.

Version: 1.2 Apr 6, 2005 1:56 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
Added link and made small changes in the text

Version: 1.1 Dec 9, 2004 1:40 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Changes:
New Module

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