Hori (music)

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Hori is a genre of semi-classical singing, popular in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.[1][2] It can be adorned with a Bhairavi,[3] Thumri etc.

It comes in the series of season songs, like Chaiti, Sawani and Kajari, and is traditionally sung in the villages and towns of Uttar Pradesh: around Banaras, Mirzapur, Mathura, Allahabad and the Bhojpur regions of Bihar.


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  2. ^ "An Utsav to breathe life into Thumri". Times of India. Retrieved 16 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "My Favourite Raga". The Hindu. Retrieved 16 January 2012.