Lesson 2: Playing a rag

Pupils read and play given notes then use them to improvise a rag in the style of traditional Indian music

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing what a rag is

  • Reading musical notation and play these notes

  • Using a rag to improvise

Teacher Video: Playing a rag


Musical notation sheet
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Laura Barr,  
Music specialist
In her 14 year teaching career, Laura assumed the roleA particular job you do as part of a larger task. of Music Lead, and was Head of Music in a large secondary school. Laura has a passion for working with…
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