Busy Kids Love Music
Busy Kids Love Music
Episode 99: Folk Music of India


Welcome back to our musical odyssey in the second episode of the Around the World with Busy Kids Love Music summer series! Today, I’m thrilled to share the beauty and richness of the folk traditions that echo across the vast landscapes of India.

A Musical Tapestry:
Researching this episode has been an absolute delight, as I explored the intricate tapestry of India’s folk music. From the soulful melodies to the rhythmic beats, the diversity of sounds reflects the incredible mosaic of cultures and traditions that make up this captivating country.

Playlist Pleasures:
Don’t miss out on the playlist I’ve curated for you (linked below). Each track is a window into the soul-stirring tunes that characterize the folk sounds of India. It’s the perfect companion to our exploration, offering a sensory experience that goes beyond words.

Instruments in Action:
One of the highlights of this episode is the visual feast of seeing and hearing the unique instruments that play a central role in Indian folk music. I’ve included video clips in the playlist that showcase the artistry and skill behind instruments like the sitar, tabla, and more. Prepare to be mesmerized by the virtuosity of these performers and the sheer beauty of their musical expression.

Passport to the World:
For our seasoned travelers and newcomers alike, make sure to download your passport and this episode’s stamp from India! Your passport is your ticket to a musical journey around the globe, collecting stamps that represent the cultures and communities we explore through folk music.

Join me as we uncover the wonders of Indian folk music. Thank you for being part of the Busy Kids Love Music community and get ready to stamp your passport and let the melodies of India transport you to a world of cultural richness and musical enchantment in today’s episode! Happy listening!

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

5-Day Summer of Sight-Reading Challenge

Print the Passport

Print India Stamp

Visit Scotland (Episode 98)

Musical Samples You’ll Hear in this Episode:

Incredible Indian Folk | Rajasthan Nomads Music

Bhangra Boliyan (The Folk Project) (Full Audio) | Pukhraz | Jasraj Lailna | Folk Vibez Music

Indian Sitar Instrumental Music

Hang Drum + Tabla || Pure Positive Energy Meditation Music || Namaste Music, Yoga Music

Traditional Hindu Music | Madhyalaya | Instrumental Indian Music

Music Listening Schedule for Episode 99

I have a FANTASTIC playlist for you, which includes dancing, instrument demonstrations, and all kinds of beautiful folk music from India. Listen to it here.

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