Bandish, Cheez or Gat is a fixed, melodic composition in Hindustani vocal or instrumental music. It is set in a specific raga, performed with rhythmic accompaniment by a tabla or pakhavaj, a steady drone, and melodic accompaniment by a sarangi, violin or harmonium. There are different ways of systematizing the parts of a composition. A bandish provides the literature element in the music, for standard structured singing. In the past many gharanas protected their bandishes from moving out of the family with gross incoherent vocal renditions. In the realm of vocal music, it is often known as Cheez. 
The word Bandish is derived from Hindi language, and literally means "binding together". 
Sthāyī or Asthāyī: The initial, Rondo phrase or line of a fixed, melodic composition.
Antarā: The first body phrase or line of a fixed, melodic composition.
Sanchāri: The third body phrase or line of a fixed, melodic composition, seen more typically in Dhrupad bandishes.
Aabhog: The fourth and concluding body phrase or line of a fixed, melodic composition, seen more typically in Dhrupad bandishes.
There are three variations of Bandish, regarding tempo:
Vilambit Bandish: A slow and steady melodic composition, usually in Largo to Adagio speeds.
Madhyalaya Bandish: A medium tempo melodic competition, usually set in Andante to Allegretto speeds.
Drut Bandish: A fast tempo melodic composition, usually set to Allegretto speed, and onwards.
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Her serious musical approach, well-sculpted taans and layakari were truly impressive. In both the vilambit and drut compositions, she also displayed an evolved awareness towards the utterance of the bandish and meticulously kept her Gawati from lapsing ...
Times of India
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 23:11:15 -0700
No complicated bandish, no structured classes, no highfalutin lectures on the greatness of cultural inheritance, just plain simple music that anyone can relate to. "There is something strange about our music education—if you can't sing or play an ...
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:05:21 -0700
Before I move to my main subject — Neela Bhagwat's tappa performance on Sunday — I'd like to first eat my words of three years ago when I wrote, "There are vocalists who believe in the bandish and vocalists who don't. We heard one of each kind on the ...
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:07:30 -0700
Rekha and Radha commenced their recital with the evening melody Raga Purya –Kalyan, furnishing a rich and fertile tonal space for elaboration. The vilambit ektal bandish “Aaj so ban erimaayi” unfurled through highly nuanced 'alap' improvisations ...
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 06:52:30 -0700
Such nuances were prefaced by Gargi and offset by a beautiful bandish, 'Jayathu jaya maharani…' in the same raga. Her Carnatic counterpart briefed the audience about how Muthuswamy Dikshitar's exposure to Hindustani raga during his tenure at Kashi, ...
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:01:35 -0700
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Times of India
Times of India
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 05:25:14 -0700
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Sat, 09 Aug 2014 14:11:15 -0700
He was small, at once slightly enfeebled and quietly elegant, non-committal, uninterested, on the whole, in talking about music — although he mentioned his devotion to Ustad Amir Khan, and embarked briefly, one afternoon, upon a bandish in Raga Bahar.
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