Gujarati music of folk genre is made up of a very vast
variety. A few of these falls under the category of Bhajans .These are
classified by the help of the theme of the lyric or the theme of poetry.
The help of musical compositions like Dhol, Katari and Prabhati, etc. is also taken. Baardic tradition is another rich very tradition of Gujarat. The Ghadhvi, Deviputra and Chaaran community have enriched and preserved the folk tradition of telling stories.
Lok Geet of Gujarati music is a form of soothing melody, which arouses a completely new feeling in one’s heart. It unchains the flood of emotions which is present in the heart of every human being.
This form of Gujarati music speaks the tender language of Beauty and Love. Elements such as play of words, passion, and profound sentiments make up a Lok Geet. In the present day, the market of Gujarati Lok Geet is quite revolutionary with respect to its language. A blend of imagination and reality is often traceable in this form of Gujarati music. The effect of such soulful music is definitely very soothing.
Gujarati music is generally played along with Gujarati dance. And this is the reason for which the Raas and Garba, which are a very important part of Gujarati folk dance, are accompanied by Gujarati music. It is believed that these raas and garba have been presented by Lord Krishna himself.