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The term "sangeet" has several definitions - all of which are derived from its Sanskrit origins. The Sanskrit language ( , ) is a classical language of India, a liturgical language of Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism, and one of the 22 official languages of India. ...

Sangeet, literally, may be translated into English as sung together, or singing with instrumental accompaniment. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...

It is also a term used to refer to the title bestowed upon individuals who have completed an academic course of study in classical music - equivalent to the Bachelors Degree granted by most western Universities. A bachelors degree is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course that generally lasts three or four years. ... Look up West in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

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Mythological Origins and Developent of Indian music (Sangeet) (890 words)
Although it was decided to give the celestial art of sangeet to mankind, a suitable human had to be found who was capable of receiving this gift.
Sangeet had always been in the realm of the demigods (gandharva.
A super-human of superior spiritual ability was required to convey this celestial artform to the world of man. It fell upon the great sage Narada to be the first mortal recipient of this divine art.
The Hindu : 'Sangeet' comes down South (760 words)
The `sangeet' ceremony, an integral feature of north Indian weddings, is slowly catching up in the twin cities with South Indian families opting for it.
The grandeur and opulence seen on celluloid is to a large extent replicated by the elite and the noveau riche sections in the city as well.
Traditionally, sangeet or the music ceremony, is part of the formal engagement that takes place a few days before the wedding in north Indian families, which is more of a `meet-the-families' affair.
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