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gharana

Line breaks: gha|rana
Pronunciation: /ɡʌˈrɑːnə
 
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Definition of gharana in English:

noun

(In South Asia) any of the various specialist schools or methods of classical music or dance: one of the doyens of the Delhi gharana
More example sentences
  • This year's festival will see a special emphasis on the Gwalior gharana.
  • The Hindustani vocalist and exponent of the Mewati gharana is busy these days giving the finishing touches to an all-India music performance series which he plans to launch in March.
  • The gharana is characterised by straight vocal inflection and stresses on bringing out the emotional content of a raga.

Origin

from Hindi gharānā 'family'.

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