International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2017)

Sufiyana Mousique and Hafiz Magma: An aesthetics of different styles of singing of Kashmir


Dr. Shamus-ul-Nisa

There are three distinct forms of music in Kashmir, namely Sufiana Mousiqi (traditional classical music) handed down to the present generation by old masters, folk music (Chakri, Rouf, Wanwun etc.) and modern light music (ghazals, geets and choral songs). Music is basically a spontaneous creation, which gives expressions to human instincts, sentiments and emotions with its universal appeal and potentially to enlighten the soul. Classical sufi scholars have defined sufism as “a science whose objective is the reparation of heart and tuning it away from all else but God”.
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Dr. Shamus-ul-Nisa. Sufiyana Mousique and Hafiz Magma: An aesthetics of different styles of singing of Kashmir. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 5, 2017, Pages 972-975
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