What is a Jugalbandi Performance?

What is a Jugalbandi?

Meaning of ‘Jugalbandhi’

The term Jugalbandi is popularly used in Indian Classical Music to mean a fusion or a beautiful mix.

During a jugalbandhi performance,

  • it is generally seen that two different artists / musicians play two different instruments while performing together. Such a duet performance is able to combine the best of both musical worlds. Jugalbandi can combine performances on sitar and sarod, flute and tabla etc.

 

  • Another form of Jugalbandi includes a fusion of singing and playing an instrument. In such a jugalbandi, the vocalist and the instrumentalist perform together.

However, jugalbandi only takes place between two equally talented performers who are at par with each other and this can be noticed when they play together.

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