Is piano an Indian instrument?
The piano was invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori (1655-1731) of Italy. Cristofori was unsatisfied by the lack of control that musicians had over the volume level of the harpsichord. … The instrument was actually first named “clavicembalo col piano e forte” (literally, a harpsichord that can play soft and loud noises).
What is popular Indian music called?
The Hindustani music is considered the music of the north. The music originated in the Vedic era with ancient religious hymns sung, usually by the one playing the music.