Curated by Aneesh Pradhan

Bandish, loosely translated as composition, acts as the seed-idea for melodic and rhythmic elaboration in various genres of vocal and instrumental Hindustani music. It is one of the tangible elements that not only represents the aesthetics of different gharanas (literally household) or traditional schools of music, but in fact forms a vital part of the body of knowledge handed down through generations in an essentially oral tradition

Know More