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The Hindustani music tradition diverged from Carnatic music around the 13th-14th centuries CE. [ citation needed ] The practice Vedic times where the hymns in Sama Veda, an ancient religious text, were sung as Samagana and not chanted. Developing a strong and diverse tradition over several centuries, it has contemporary traditions established primarily in India but also in Pakistan and Bangladesh. In contrast to Carnatic music, the other main Indian classical music tradition originating from the South, Hindustani music was not only influenced by ancient Hindu musical traditions, historical Vedic philosophy and native Indian sounds but also enriched by the Persian performance practices of the Mughals . Classical genres are dhrupad , dhamar , khyal , tarana and sadra , and there are also several semi-classical forms.