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The Indian state of Haryana
Haryana
has produced a number of kinds of folk music , and has also produced innovations in Indian classical music
Indian classical music
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CONTENTS

* 1 Traditional Musicians * 2 Traditional Occasions for Music Making * 3 Music Instruments * 4 External links * 5 See also * 6 Gallery

TRADITIONAL MUSICIANS

The folk music of Haryana
Haryana
has been spread by the Bhats, Saangis and Jogis.

TRADITIONAL OCCASIONS FOR MUSIC MAKING

Haryana
Haryana
has rich tradition of dances for various occasions (wedding, festivals, etc.) and seasons (harvest, sowing of seeds, monsoon, etc.). These dances come under one or the other category. Broadly, the following dances are common in one area or the other and performed on specific occasions.

MUSIC INSTRUMENTS

Music is made using many traditional instruments Sarangi
Sarangi
, Harmonium, Chimta
Chimta
, Dhadd , Dholak
Dholak
, Manjeera
Manjeera
, Khartal , Damaru
Damaru
, Duggi , Daf
Daf
, Bansuri
Bansuri
, Been , Ghungroo
Ghungroo
, Dhak , Gharha (by adding rubber cover on top of the pitcher), Thali (beaten with a stick to make music) and Shankha
Shankha
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Other instruments are

* Bansuri
Bansuri
: wind instrument with an ancient history * Been - two bamboo pipes fixed in a gourd, associated with snake charmers * Iktara - a stringed instrument with one string, made from a piece of bamboo with a gourd at one end. Associated with the Jogis. The iktara's two-stringed relative is the dotara . * Sarangi
Sarangi
- a bow instrument, used both in Haryana's folk and classical music * Shankh
Shankh
- a sacred wind instrument, associated with Vishnu
Vishnu
* Shehnai
Shehnai
- wind

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