Definitions for "Gharana"
A school of music, representing a specific musical tradition. Each gharana is famous for certain individualistic style of renderings. Some famous gharanas are Gwalior, Rampur, Lucknow, Baroda, Patiala, Kirana, Maihar etc.
a stylistic tradition or school in Hindustani music
a tradition or lineage within north indian classical music. Each gharana has certain characteristics of style and emphasis. Most take their names from the locations where their founders came from.