The Hindi Sangeet Institution, one of Delhi’s oldest and most renowned music institutions, was established on 4th August 1939 in Rangoon, Burma. The Bhaatkhande Sangeet Vidyalaya (BSV), affiliated to the Bhaatkhande Sangeet Vidyappith, Lucknow; a premier music university of India, is the teaching center of the Institute. We believe in making music education affordable and available to all. Our emphasis on fostering talent and creating a culture of excellence has seen successful students from all walks of life.
Indian classical music is mainly divided into two branches, North and South. North Indian Classical music, or Hindustani in reference of the Hindi speaking region – from the north-west frontier to the eastern region. Many styles and genres have been developed and encouraged by a family system now called Gharana.
The combination of several notes woven into a composition in a way, which is pleasing to the ear, is called Raga. Raga is the basis of classical music. The Taal is the basic meter of all classical music in India. There is a total about 500 different tals from 2 to 540 beats.
Kathak is the classical dance style of North India. The word Kathak is derived from katha , meaning ‘story’, so Kathak means a storyteller, who told mythological tales in the temples and danced them in a state of ecstasy. With origins in the sacred text, Natya Shastra and divinely inspired by sage Bharata, it has become one of the most comprehensive and expressive languages of movement in the world.