Consider the following statements about Brihaddeshi:

  1. It is a classical text on Indian classical music, attributed to Matanga Muni
  2. It is the first text that speaks directly of the raga and distinguishes the classical and the folk music

   Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
Brihaddeshi is a classical text that speaks on Indian classical music. Matanga attempted to codify and elaborate music into folk and raga based classical tradition.

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