The Indian Classical Music The Indian Classical Music has its origin in Vedas,which are the oldest scriptures in the Hindu tradition. The Indian Classical Music is one of the oldest and finest form of human expression. The main school of classical music are the Hindustani Classical music found in North India which is well known as Shastriya Sangeet. The Indian classical music recognizes historic musicians like TANSEN the court musician of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, BAIJU BAWRA the court musician of Man Singhand the well known vocalists AMIR KHUSRO the creator of khayal and Tarana The legendary of music were popularly known as Ustad or Pandits.The Instrument typically used in Hindustani music include the Sitar, Sarod, Sarbahar, Veena, tanpura, bansuri, shehnai, sarangi, violin, santoor, pakhavaj and tabla. It gave us reputed vocalist like Abdul Karim Khan, Amir Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Bhimsen Joshi, Kumar Gandharva, Ashwini Bhide Deshpandeand Kishori Amonkar etc. The another school of classical music is Carnatic music which has it origin in South India. The eight basic notes like Sa, Re,Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni, Sa are Similar in both the classical music. However the carnatic elaborations are generally much faster in tempo and shorter than their equivalent in Hindustani music. The primary themes in Carnatic music include worship, description of temples, philosophy and nayaka - nayaki themes. Purandar Das and Thyagaraja are well known composer of Carnatic music. The Carnatic music gave us well known vocalist like M.S. Subbulakshmi, G.N. Balasubramaniam, Thyagaraja, Muthuswami, Deekshithar and Shyama Shastri. The instrument typically used in Carnatic Music include Venu, gottuvadyam, harmonium, veena, mridangam, kanjira, ghatam and violin. Inspite of the western classical music ruling the music world , the Indian classical music shines like gold in its purest form. It has left trails of shadow of music in the form of well known vocalist like Bhimsen Joshi and Thyagaraja who will shine like stars in the years to come.