Author:Ananda K. Coomaraswamy & Premlata Sharma (Ed.)

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Essays on Music

By: Ananda K. Coomaraswamy & Premlata Sharma (Ed.)

Price: $10.20

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts/Manohar Publishers & Distributors: 2010

Seller ID: 101632

ISBN: 8173046115

Condition: New


These essays were published in a few books, journals, etc., mostly in the early years of the twentieth century. Coomaraswamy held that music in countless ways had been bound up with the Indian national culture, for it was the most universal expression of emotion-religious, amorous or martial. Music belonged to every part of life. The flute of K???a, the vi?a of Sarasvati, the dance of Siva, the Gayatri as cosmic chant or music of the spheres; the hymns of passionate adoration of the southern Saivite, all these belong to the association of music and religion.In addition to the art of music, Coo... View more info