alaap


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alaap

(əˈlɑːp)
n
another name for alap
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Although he was famous for his qawalis, ghazals and film music but as a trained classical singer, he was a treat for the ears in Raags and Alaaps.
Atul Bhalla has used the lens to ponder on the stagnant state of the Yamuna flowing through the city in his video Alaap to the River ; graphic novelist and filmmaker Sarnath Banerjee's Sophistication is Fragile is an animation take on Middle Eastern politics.
The 'alaap', a long tonal melody (equivalent to the allegro in Western classical music) set the tone for the presentation as it included subtle variations and immaculate voice modulation.
As always with Ustad Majeed Khan, the clean unfolding of the raag occurred through a very slow rhythmic section rather than a rhythmless alaap. After about fifteen minutes he turned to a faster composition in the raag, and then, far too soon, Raag Todi was over, and a children's program was on the air.
Presented by Hardeep Kholi, Brit Asia TV are bringing you explosive performances from a whole host of your favourite British Asian music stars including Alaap, Bremi, Sukshinder Shinda, Jaz Dhami, JK, Kazz Kumar and a spectacular collaboration featuring Malkit Singh, Heera, Apna Sangeet, DCS plus many more.
Among the acts taking to the stage were Alaap, Jazzy B and Noora Lal.
Among the acts on the main stage on Sunday were Alaap, Jazzy B and Noora Lal.
He began working as a musical coach until he opted to choose a new direction and joined the bhangra band, Alaap in 2004.
Joining them are Alaap, initiators of the movement who have built up a strong following over 25 years' Apna Group, renowned as one of the best live bhangra bands' Azaad Dhol Group who have been getting young people involved in the sound of "lok Geet"' 22-year-old Dalvinder Singh, winner of the best newcomer at the Asian Pop Awards' and Nachda Sansaar, Punjabi folk dancers who have been helping to keep the art of bhangra dancing alive for more then 20 years.
The line-up also featured Alaap, The Pogues and Robert Palmer - but Pretenders star Chrissie Hynde had to pull out after veggie protesters took her jokey remarks about fire-bombing McDonalds too seriously.