Hindustani Classical

Music Vocal

Mostly Hindustani Music is mostly practiced in Northern Parts of India.The main vocal forms of Hindustani music are Dhrupad, Khayal, Tarana, Thumri, Dadra, and Gazals. Hindustani music was not only influenced by ancient Hindu musical traditions, historical Vedic philosophy and native Indian sounds but also enriched by the Persian performance practices of the Mughals.There are also several semi-classical forms.