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Re: Sitar Looping

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From: <chrismandel@juno.com>

>    It seems to me that the number of note being played at
>once by the drone instrument isn't really the point.  Indian music,
>by and large, lacks voice leading and modulation. You can play a
>C chord or even a C13 chord till the cows come home and it would
>still be pretty minimalist, harmonically speaking, if there were no chord

To interpret the Indian Classical Music tradition through
the lens of European Classical music would be the best way to
totally miss out on a rich musical tradition.

* David Beardsley
* microtonal guitar
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