Author:Atiya Begum Fyzee-Rahamin

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The Music of India

By: Atiya Begum Fyzee-Rahamin

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1979

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 016458

ISBN: 817069101X

Condition: New


Indian music despite its limited popularity is not a spent force, but has still a great role to play in the firmament of world music is the siren song of this book, The Music of India by Atiya Begum Fyzee-Rahamin. Its hoary origin, gradual evolution, the impact of foreign influences, the two principal schools-the Karnataka (southern) and the Hindustani (northern)-and the glorious periods, when some of its illustrious exponents enriched it with their immortal compositions and elevated it to dizzy heights of perfection are brought into sharp focus. The mysteries and misconceptions engulfing it a... View more info