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Raga Samant Sarang - World Music

I have chosed a peice by a musician called Ravi Shankar. It's called Raga Samant Sarang. A raga is a form of indian classical music. There are only two instruments in this peice which are the sitar, played by Ravi Shankar, and the tablas which are indian drums.

The piece starts with the sitar which has a twangy, metallic sound. After two minutes the tablas come in and it sounds like two characters are telling a story. The sitar is repetitive yet interesting. The tempo is fast and the tablas tumble as the sitar goes high and low.

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