Title An Analytical Study of Sangitasamayasara of Sri Parsvadeva
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Raj Publications 2010
8186208755 / 9788186208755
Seller ID 106228
A Jain asamayasara is a treatise on desi (local or folk) music and dance prevalent in 13th century. This work is ascribed to Sri Parsvadeva, a Jain Acharya who was sidely acclaimed for his musical knowledge. This work is exclusively devoted to the topics, terms and technique of the prevalent desi music (vocal and instumental) and dance. The Author favours the artists of desi music and dance more than the artists of desi music and dance more than the artists with the knowledge of only margi music. We find a number of unusual names of thayas and their description in chapter 3. The names are meaningful and expressive. Numerous compositional forms known as prabandhas of local music, dance and instruments are included in the chapter dealing with the compositional form which is a unique feature of this work. The playing techniques of percussion instruments are described with the help of the hand postures of dance gestures of Bharata. The syllabic sound produced by the replacements of the hands are also given to help the students to learn the techniques easily. Similarly, there are various novel concepts related to generally known topics are presented with an original yet in an unusual way.Printed Pages: 274.
An Analytical Study of Sangitasamayasara of Sri Parsvadeva M. Vijayalaxami