|CARNEGIE MELLON EVENT CALENDAR|
Convocation: Sandeep Narayan, Composer
Oct 10, 2013
Sandeep Narayan, one of the most sought after young stars of Carnatic (South Indian classical) music today, will be giving an introduction to the basic elements of Carnatic music. These include, but are not limited to: sruthi (importance of pitch), ragam (similar to modes in western music), talam (rhythmic aspects), a brief history of where it started to where it is now, and the similarities and difference between Carnatic (South Indian) and Hindustani (North Indian) music. Percussionist Nirmal Narayan will assist Narayan in demonstrating some elements of rhythm. Free and open to the public.
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