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Author Name    Deepak S. Raja (Author) & Pt Shivkumar Sharma (Frwd)

Title   Hindustani Music: A Tradition in Transition (Third Revised Edition)

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Third Revised Edition

Size   15 x 23 Cm

Publisher   New Delhi, India D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd. 2015

ISBN    8124608067 / 9788124608067

Seller ID   103004

"Hindustani Music: A tradition in transition" is a wide-ranging survey of the North Indian tradition of classical music during the post-independence period. Explicitly, this book addresses music lovers of above-average familiarity with Hindustani music, and their curiosity about its inner workings. It is, however, also a valuable reference for scholars and other writers on music.The book is based on the author's long years of training as a musician, vast experience as an analyst of music, and an observer of the cultural environment.The book is divided into six parts. Part I articulates an Indian perspective on important societal, cultural, economic and technological drivers of Hindustani music. Part II discusses issues pertaining to presentation formats, and the structural and melodic aspects of Hindustani music. Part III deals with the notion of raga-ness, and the world of ragas. Part IV presents comprehensive backgrounders on the four major genres of vocal music -- Dhrupad, Khayal, Thumree, and Tappa. Part V features detailed fact-sheets on eight major melodic instruments of the Hindustani tradition -- Rudra Veena, Sitar, Surbahar, Sarod, Sarangi, Shehnai, Santoor, and the Indian classical (Hawaiian) guitar. Part VI presents a glossary of words in italics, a list of suggested readings, and an index. The book makes complex musicological concepts accessible to non-academic readers, and contributes significantly to widening the understanding of contemporary trends in Hindustani music.Printed Pages: 518.

Hindustani Music: A Tradition in Transition (Third Revised Edition) Deepak S. Raja (Author) & Pt Shivkumar Sharma (Frwd)

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