Music To The Eyes
Ragamala Paintings

Music To The Eyes

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Age: 10+

In Indian classical music, ragas are the arrangement of musical notes in specific sequences. The Ragamalas, literally meaning the “garland of ragas” are sets of medieval Indian paintings that represent the mood of a raga through symbols and narrative. One would listen to the specific raga while looking at the related painting to get a complete sensorial experience. Imagine this as an older version of watching a music video where music, art and storytelling all come together!

This Discover MAP pack includes:

An exploration guide – Learn about Ragamala paintings and how one can identify which painting depicts what raga.
MAP Activity Sheet – Get inspired from Ragamalas and make a song-painting for your favourite song.
MAP Stories With Art – Imagine musical moods for members of your family and draw a family portrait.

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