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alap

(əˈlɑːp) or

alapa

n
(Music, other) a style of Indian vocal music without words
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Alapa Police registered a case and started investigation.
These communities are: Afon, Aboto-oja, Ballah, Alapa, Laduba, Ogbondoroko, Olowu oko, Lasoju, Igbo Aran and Elebute.
The chapter on alapa, the structured improvisation that introduces a raga in a performance, is especially pertinent to the history of modern performance.
Ex.4 comprises a non-metrical instrumental or vocal melody called alapa,(15) the first of two melodies from the Sangitaratnakara which together illustrate the raga Saindhavi (named after the district of Sindh in modern Pakistan).
The new khan is Ajybutu, from the clan of Alapa, which belongs to the tribe of Teyit.
The alapa specimens for gramaragas and uparagas are from another source, and in general it would have been good to have Nijenhuis's comments on the status of these examples.
Speaking with the Tribune Online shortly after the meeting, President, Ibadan Chamber of Commerce, Mr Ismaila Alapa, assured the state government that the chamber is fully ready to support the present administration in the state, under the leadership of His Excellency, governor Seyi Makinde, to succeed in all its cardinal programmes capable of making the economy an envy to others.
He was the last Alapa of Okin-Apa having reigned for 15 years.
In his remarks, the Chief Host, President, Ibadan Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, Ismaila Alapa, expressed optimism that the workshop would have a serious impact on breaking the cultural and traditional barriers that women used to encounter in the past years.
Also, the president of Ibadan Chamber of Commerce, Ismaila Alapa, presented an upward review of the annual subscription of member-companies.
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Olubadan pledged his support when members of Ibadan Chamber of Commerce led by the president, Ismail Alapa, paid a him a visit at his Popoyemoja palace, Ibadan, on Tuesday to