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Dadra is a light classical style which is very similar to thumri.  Although it resembles thumri it is much looser and allows more freedom for the artist.  The tals used are dadra of 6 beats, kaherava of 8 beats, or any other light tal.  It is commonly performed in light rags such as mand, pilu or pahadi


Instruments Used To Accompany Dadra



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