Hello Friends, here are the answers to today’s Amazon Quiz for 11th September 2020. This quiz question is about Pandit Jasraj – The Legendary Indian Classical Vocalist.
Pandit Jasraj, the legendary Indian classical vocalist, who recently passed away, belonged to which gharana?
Question 3: Pandit Jasraj, the legendary Indian classical vocalist, who recently passed away, belonged to which gharana?
Answer: Mewati Gharana
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Pandit Jasraj, the legendary Indian classical vocalist, who recently passed away, belonged to Mewati Gharana.
Pandit Jasraj was an Indian classical vocalist, belonging to the Mewati Gharana. His musical career spanned 75 years resulting in national and international fame, respect, and numerous major awards and accolades. His legacy includes memorable performances of classical and semi-classical vocal music.
Various musicians in India posted about this on their twitter handle.
What is a Gharana?
In Hindustani North Indian classical music, a gharana is a system of social organization in the Indian subcontinent. It links musicians by lineage or apprenticeship, and more importantly by a particular musical style.
The word gharana comes from the Hindi word ‘ghar’ which is derived from the Sanskrit word Griha, which means ‘house’. It refers to the place where musical philosophy originated.
Some of the gharanas well known for singing khyals are:
- Gwalior Gharana
- Agra Gharana
- Kirana Gharana
- Bhendi Bazaar Gharana
- Jaipur-Atrauli Gharana
- Patiala Gharana
- Rampur-Sahaswan Gharana
- Indore Gharana
- Mewati Gharana
- Sham Chaurasia Gharana