Carnatic Music Concert
Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Prescott Center for the Arts @ alley btwn Willis + Sheldon
Thursday, November 14, 7:00 PM at Prescott Center for the Arts "Stage Too" Tickets: $20 limited seating of 60 Tickets can be purchased at Vigraha Gallery, 115 E. Goodwin St, Prescott & at Allen's Flowers, 1095 E. Gurley St, Prescott or by calling (928) 713-6785 Carnatic Music is the great classical music art form of South India. It evolved from ancient Hindu musical traditions originating in the late 12th and early 13th centuries, and is the oldest musical form still in practice today. In contrast to northern styles, Carnatic music is more thoroughly oriented to the voice. It incorporates the basic principles of the Indian raga (melody) and tala (rhythm) through which the rich vocal expression of Indian classical singing derives itÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½s unique place in the world.