Essays on Indian Music

By: Raj Kumar (Ed.)

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Objective of this series of Essays on Indian History and culture is to select contributions which could interest, educate and inspire our readers. Attempt has been made to make available to our readers best literature written by renowned scholars, through the ages, to enable our students, teachers, policymakers and our general readers to analyse the themes, they are interested in, in proper historical perspectives. This will enable them to think, write and dream of a developed India of twenty first century. How far the Study of our history, religion, culture, economy, philosophy, music, science, law, education, technology, trade, art, Architecture etc. can provide to us inputs for a bright brilliant and vibrant India, is one of the major concerns of these volumes. There is a crisis of character all around, how far this exercise in Indian History and culture can stem the tide of corruption, criminilization of Politics and ills of the consumerist culture is one of our aims in compiling this series of volumes. Contents, 1. Introduction 2. Music 3. Ancient Indian Music and man 4. Indian Music 5. Man and the Aesthetics of Indian Music 6. Dance, Drama, and Music 7. Indian Dance : The Background 8. Indian Dance : Theory and Practice 9. Music - An Expression of Man`s Creative Genius 10. The Search for Divinity in Khayal 11. Aspirations of the Ideal Musician 12. The Agra Gharana 13. Man`s Response to Rhythm 14. Folk Music of Some Indian States 15. Music for Posterity and Role of the Notation.Printed Pages: 228.

Title: Essays on Indian Music

Author Name: Raj Kumar (Ed.)

Categories: India, History,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

ISBN: 8171417191

ISBN 13: 9788171417193

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 106924

Keywords: Essays on Indian Music Raj Kumar (Ed.)