Rajasthan is the origin of Rajasthani folk music. Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaipur are some important centers of Indian musical development. the music is also seen to have its effect on the other side of the border that is Sindh.
Langas, Sapera, Bhopa, and jogi are some of the different musician castes which are found in Rajasthan. The Langas mostly have a Muslim audience but the Manganiars have a liberal approach.
The women’s Panihari songs describing chores are focussed on water and wells which is a part of Rajasthan’s desert culture. Alap is played which sets the tune and then dooba or recital of a couplet is sung. the ballads mostly say about heroes Devnarayan Bhagwan, Gogaji, Ramdeoji, etc. The change of seasons is marked by celebrations along with the folk music of Rajasthan. The monsoon or harvest seasons are celebrated with traditional folk songs therefore the folk songs depend on various aspects of human life. there are common everyday themes for Rajasthani folk music.