Owing to a history of more than 600 years, Kochi is the financial, commercial and industrial capital of Kerala. Kochi is also known as Cochin and is situated on the south-west coast of India ... More info ›
Owing to a history of more than 600 years, Kochi is the financial, commercial and industrial capital of Kerala. Kochi is also known as Cochin and is situated on the south-west coast of India. Having a large number of Jewish people the city of Kochi is home to both traditional and cosmopolitan cultures.
With this tour, you would be able to discover Indian Classical Music in Fort Kochi. If we classify Indian Classical Music into broad categories there are two main ones, Carnatic Music and Hindustani Music. Carnatic Music has a monophonic song with improvised variations and is the music of Southern India. Whereas, Hindustani Music is the music of Northern India and is based on the raga system. Sa, re, ga, ma pa, dha, and ni are the basic seven notes. In all these seven, sa and pa are constant whereas all others can be major or minor tone, leading to innumerable combinations.
Activity Timings: 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Visit: Kerala Kathakali Centre, near Santa Cruz Basilica K.B. Jacob Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001 India
If you are looking for a tour where you can discover the beauty of Indian Classical music; this is the best one. Indian classical music is broadly divided into two parts, Carnatic Music and Hindustani Music. Carnatic Music is also called Karnāṭak music or Karnāṭaka Saṃgīta and is roughly confined to Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana, and Tamil Nadu in India.
Hindustani Classical Music is played in the northern part of India. In this form, tala is the rhythmic patterns and ragas are the melodic foundations. Some of the instruments used are veena, saarangi, and sitar. This tour will surely leave you mesmerized with the beauty of music.