• Farukhabad Uthan, composer:Traditional type: Uthan, tala: Tintal, jati: Tisra, baj: Farukhabad, source: Debu Nayak, complexity: 6
    Use closed "Ta" in Shyahi. First part Mātrā 1-9. On Mātrā 10 a Tihāī starts (7+1)x3 [-1 for the final Dha], total 9+(24-1)=32 Mātrā-s.

Uţhāna

Ta Ke Te Dha - -    Ta Ke Te Dha - -    Ta Ke Te Ta Ke Te   Ta Ke Te Dha - -  
Dha Te Te Dhe Te Te   Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na   Dha             Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na  
Kat - Te Dha - -   Dha Te Te Dhe Te Te   Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na   Dha - - Dha Te Te  
Dhe Te Te Ka Ta Ga   Di Ge Na Dha - -   Dha Te Te Dhe Te Te   Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na  
Dha             Dha Te Te Dhe Te Te   Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na   Dha - - Dha Te Te  
Dhe Te Te Ka Ta Ga   Di Ge Na Dha - - Dha Te Te Dhe Te Te   Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na  
Dha             Dha Te Te Dhe Te Te   Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na   Dha - - Dha Te Te  
Dhe Te Te Ka Ta Ga   Di Ge Na Dha - - Dha Te Te Dhe Te Te   Ka Ta Ga Di Ge Na  
Dha                                                

watch it here:  Debu Nayak performing this Uţhāna

More theory on Uţhāna in the Dictionary.

Relevant dictionary terms

  • तीनताल Tīntāla Τίιντααλ [IN] Δημοφιλής, Tāla (μετρικός κύκλος) των 16 Mātrā. Οι περισσότερες ασκήσεις και συνθέσεις στα πρώτα χρόνια μαθητείας είναι σε Tīntāla.
  • Tisra [IN] Είδος (Jāti) του ρυθμού. Η διαίρεση του παλμού σε τρία (3) μέρη.
  • उत्थान Uţhāna Ουττhάαν [IN] Κατά λέξη "ανύψωση" ή "ανέβασμα", είναι η πρώτη σύνθεση που παίζεται σε ένα κοντσέρτο σόλο κρουστού.

Relevant multimedia

Principles for improvising the indian way

A video presenting some basic structural elements of Hindusthani Classical Music, focusing on a Masīdkhanī-type composition on Rāga Ahir Bhairava. The following features are presented:

  • a main composition (Bandish) [comprising of 3 parts: Sthāyī, Uccāla 1 & Uccāla 2),
  • some exemplary elementary improvisational phrases (Tāna-s),
  • the ways of moving back and forth to and from each part, by adjusting the Mukhaďā

Be in touch, for upcoming interactive version, in which the user will be able to loop parts, in order for him to study thoroughly. This video tutorial is mostly addressed to Greek and Western musicians wishing to get a glimpse of the principles undelying the improvisational practices of the Classical music of Northern India.

Pt. Bhimsen Joshi performing Rāga Bhairavī

Ακούγεται και Sāraņgī, αλλά δεν φαίνεται ο εκτελεστής.

Smt. Reshma Srivastava & Pt. Ram Kumar Mishra. Raag Kirwani (Drut Tintal)

 

Smt. Reshma Srivastava developing evening melody Rāga Kirwani. Tablā accompaniment by Pt. Ram Kumar Mishra. Rhytmic cycle is Drut (fast) Tīntāla (16 Mātrā-s).

Concert held at Parga, Greece, 7 June 2012. Video recording & processing by Sakis Laios.

 

Smt. Reshma Srivastava & Pt. Ram Kumar Mishra. Raag Kirwani (Vilambit Tintal)

Smt. Reshma Srivastava developing evening melody Rāga Kirwani. Tablā accompaniment by Pt. Ram Kumar Mishra. Rhytmic cycle is Vilambita Tīntāla (16 Mātrā-s).

Concert held at Parga, Greece, 7 June 2012. Video recording & processing by Sakis Laios.