Thirty Songs from the Panjub and Kashmir

By: Premlata Sharma (Ed.)

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The songs published here were recorded by Mrs. Alice Coomaraswamy, who used the Indian name Ratan Devi professionally, with introduction and translation by Ananda Coomaraswamy and a foreword by Rabindranath Tagore.Ratan Devi transcribed, with music and words, some of the songs -both classical and folk -she had learnt from her guru Ustad Abdul Rahim of Kapurthala. The thirty songs documented by her in staff notations are compositions of genres like dhrupad, khayal, ?humri and dadra, as well as folk-songs in Punjabi, Dogri, Kashmiri, etc., also Sufi songs in Urdu, Persian and Kashmiri.The present volume reproducing the above compilation as parts I and II contains a transcription of the staff notations into sa ri ga ma in Devanagari, a Hindi translation of the non-Hindi texts of songs and notes in Hindi and English on raga, tala and the text.Printed Pages: 193.

Title: Thirty Songs from the Panjub and Kashmir

Author Name: Premlata Sharma (Ed.)

Categories: India, Music,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts: 1994

ISBN: 8120716639

ISBN 13: 9788120716636

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 101631

Keywords: Thirty Songs from the Panjub and Kashmir Premlata Sharma (Ed.)