8 episodes

Music & Masti is an educational podcast that engages children ages 7 and above with the exciting world of Hindustani music!

Learn about Hindustani music through siblings Sahana and Hamir, whose playful banter and conversations lead to discoveries about sound, music, rhythm, melody and more. This podcast aims to make Hindustani music accessible to children by bringing joy and laughter into the learning process while shaping practical music skills. Each episode features different learning activities, including melodic, rhythmic, and listening exercises. Supported by the RH Sapat Foundation.

Music & Masti Priya Purushothaman

    • Kids & Family

Music & Masti is an educational podcast that engages children ages 7 and above with the exciting world of Hindustani music!

Learn about Hindustani music through siblings Sahana and Hamir, whose playful banter and conversations lead to discoveries about sound, music, rhythm, melody and more. This podcast aims to make Hindustani music accessible to children by bringing joy and laughter into the learning process while shaping practical music skills. Each episode features different learning activities, including melodic, rhythmic, and listening exercises. Supported by the RH Sapat Foundation.

    Episode 8: The Musical Sandwich

    Episode 8: The Musical Sandwich

    After recapping the newly learned concepts of rhythm and learning about tempo, Sahana and Hamir see how all these components along with notes, melody and lyrics come together to form a song!


    Bonus Materials

    • 17 min
    Episode 7: The Rocking World of Rhythm!

    Episode 7: The Rocking World of Rhythm!

    Join Sahana and Hamir for an action packed train ride to Borivali. The siblings explore the concepts of rhythm, beats, taal and the special language of the tabla, along with a round up of the other rhythm instruments of the world.

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    Episode Credits

    • 16 min
    Episode 6: The Raag

    Episode 6: The Raag

    Sahana brings all the learnings about notes together to explain the important concept of Raag to Hamir.  She shares snippets of different raag-s to him and the two finish learning the Sa Pa Sa song.

    Bonus Materials

    • 15 min
    Episode 5: Sahana’s Music Class!

    Episode 5: Sahana’s Music Class!

    Sahana and Hamir venture out to Sahana’s music class, a new outing for Hamir. Hamir hears new sounds at the class and probes his sister to explain further. Sahana explains the concept of shuddh (natural), komal (flat), and tivra (sharp) notes, exploring and demonstrating the full gamut of notes used to create all music.

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    • 13 min
    Episode 4: Playing with Notes!

    Episode 4: Playing with Notes!

    Now that Hamir knows what notes are, he has many questions for his sister! Sahana explains the many different ways in which notes can move to form different patterns. She also shares the importance of the tanpura, an instrument that is essential to Indian classical music.

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    Episode Credits

    • 13 min
    Episode 3: What are Notes?

    Episode 3: What are Notes?

    Sahana explains the concept of notes, the alphabets of music, to Hamir. They explore the seven notes, their names, and how they sound. They return to the song Sahana had taught Hamir in the previous episode and learn more, connecting the dots between the song and their learnings about notes.

    Bonus Materials

    • 19 min

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