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    Journal #6 “Hunting Tigers out in Indiah” is an interesting article that discusses the influence of Indian culture on music, particularly the Beatles music. As we learned, George Harrison was the Beatle most influenced by the Indian heritage, and he was the band member to incorporate the sitar into Beatle songs. The article discusses simple things like George going to a little convenience shop to purchase a cheap sitar, just to get accustom to the Indian instrument. Although the main focus was the Beatles, the article discusses other bands that incorporated the sound of Indian music to their music. The article will discuss the impact that Asian Music Circle, AMC, founder Ayana Deva Angadi played in making sure that George could engage in the…

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    Jog Research Papers

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    Patma Shankar, the violinist, starts her section with a very gentle, soft touch on her violin. Unlike the first part, the second part of Jog have more of a conjunct descending melodic movement. The texture of the violin is also a lot smoother and harmonized rather than the sitar. Towards the end of the second part of the song, the melody changes from conjunct movement to a more disjunct movement. The sound the violin makes is also sharper and more choppy towards the end. Until the outro of the…

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    The Beatles Impact Essay

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    popular rock band, played a massively influential role in regards to Hinduism in popular culture. Consisting of four members, George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr, the English rock band from Liverpool brought many aspects of Hinduism to their music. The Beatles’ lead guitarist, George Harrison, was solely responsible in shaping the ways the West looked at the spiritual life of Hinduism. George Harrison was regarded as the individual of the band who was most drawn to the…

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    Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and The Beach Boys’ album Pet Sounds began experimenting with different types of sounds. The Beatles’ song “Within You Without You” brings the sound of a sitar. The sitar is a long string instrument that is popular in West India. George Harrison had previously played the sitar on “Norwegian Wood” from their Rubber Soul album, but “Within You Without You” took it further. The sitar was used along with traditional indian music to create a sound unlike anything The…

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    interest in Eastern culture, he introduced the Western World to Indian mysticism, philosophy, and the sitar. George Harrison’s contribution to music and popular culture irrefutably made him one of the most influential musicians of the twentieth century. On February 25, 1943 George Harrison was born in Liverpool, England. It was the middle of…

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    It can be heard on the track “Love You To”, and it is the first Beatles track that is composed with sitar rather than guitar. The cultural crossover was “modeled after North Indian classical music, and the recording features Indian musicians playing the tanpura (plucked string instrument) and tabla (percussion instrument), with Harrison on the sitar and lead vocals” (Guerrero 34). This theme grooved well not only with Harrison, but with the rest of the band. After entering this different sound,…

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    Ibn Ishaq Thesis

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    During the antiquity of the Islamic state the dependency of resources that depict the life of Muhammad accurately were extremely scarce, once Ibn Ishaq presented his narrative on the prophet Muhammad’s biography it influenced hundreds to thousands and arguably millions of lives, changing the perspective of believers (Muslims) and non-believers (sharik) . Ibn Ishaq’s superb use of literary technique to persuade his audience of this Meccan tribal-born man Muhammad Ibn Abd Allah’s prophetic…

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    Kratus and Williams both discusses how music educators need to make several changes to the program to provide students with more opportunities to be creative as well as learn lifelong skills which they could apply to their lives. Kratus points out the fact that making small changes to the music education program in schools can have a huge impact. I believe that it is risky to step up as music teachers and most of the time music teachers rarely get opportunities to step in or lead the program…

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    The Beatles Style Of Music

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    In particular, tambura was the instrument of choice in this song. Other songs during this period, such as “Strawberry Fields Forever” employed a sitar (Von Appen and Doehring 23). In other later Beatles songs, Western instruments, such as piccolo trumpet and Lowery electric organ were used. The Indian instruments together with sonic distortion indicate a timeless and exotic spirituality pointing towards the band’s search for truth and enlightenment in India and elsewhere. In conclusion, the…

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    My Writing Class Analysis

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    longing. I don’t know what the song is about. The background singers add to the feeling of longing in the music. It sounds like the song is being ripped out of the singer slowly and painfully. Like they are crying out the lyrics, and there is actually someone yelling on the song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hdamqx3m0Yg The third song is “Raag Khamaj” by Ravi Shankar & Anoushka Shankar this was a live song. The music was created there on stage, live. The interplay between voice and…

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