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Listen and repeat music. free online music flash game. This educational games for children and adults can now learn music the fun way! This is educational online software game. It is a true computer game with all the bells and whistles. It both entertain and educate, and make boring music education and solfege a thing of the past.

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Try this Rock Rhythm. Start with the bass and snare drum, then add the cymbals. Keep repeating!

Cymbal o o o o o o o o o
Snare drum     b       b    
Bass Drum c     c c     c c

Cracked Open - The Nats! (Page 2/2)

The varieties of Nat on this page fall to two lots. They are either perturbations about the parent Raganga or they are joint projects with other rAgas, i.e. hybrids. Apropos of the perturbed variants, typically a novel swara cluster is injected into the poorvAnga. Or the relative weighting of a swara rejiggered, for instance, by diminishing the M and advancing G instead. Or there may be an uttarAnga marker - a dropped dhaivat or nishAd in ascent and/or descent, or some combination thereof. In the commentary that follows I will touch upon the essentials. Those readers excited about the nitty-gritty are invited to take their own measure.

Raga Shuddha Nat

The prefix "Shuddha" has many connotations. It may mean a "pure," "unadulterated" or "original" version of a rAga. Or it may denote a derived rAga where the vikrit swaras of the parent have been substituted with their shuddha counterparts. In other instances the nomenclature may not have any rational explanation.

Faiyyaz Khan's "Shuddha Nat" has all the classical markers of Nat enumerated earlier (I put that in quotes because I understand that Khansahib may not have called it by this name. But a Nat it certainly is). Additionally a distinct phrase with the dhaivat stands out -

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