Gujarat is a land of history, culture, and art. India is blessed to have some of the iconic traditions from Gujarat state, and Garba is unquestionably one of them. Being an intrinsic part of the most anticipated festival - Navratri people value Garba for its unique dance and music category.
The music of Garba is intended to correspond with the dancing style. Therefore, composers and singers make sure that every note and beat contribute adequately to the particular iconic Garba style.
In older times, Garba music used to have only authentic folk essence with traditional instruments and a couple of song categories. But after the influence of western culture on many Indian art forms, Garba also started including western instruments and music features. Contemporary Garba music contains electronic musical instruments, EDM style, and technical support to please maximum people around the world. However, apart from musical evolution,
Garba music has one consistent essence: its formation around certain types of lyrics. Garba music has devotional, religious, celebrating, or emotional songs with heavy and fast-paced singing to create the ultimate festive vibes. It includes general Gujarati or different regional dialects to connect more with the local audience.
In Garba, upbeat music and catchy lyrics are composed with the traditional Gujarati layered Garba tune to match the Garba dance forms and enhance the overall Garba experience.