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Indian classical music and gharānā tradition

Author: R C Mehta
Publisher: New Delhi : Readworthy Publications, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R C Mehta
ISBN: 8189973096 9788189973094
OCLC Number: 218204014
Language Note: Includes passages in Sanskrit
Description: x, 252 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Impact of Indian thought and philosophy on Indian classical music --
A search for excellence in Indian classical music --
Indian music : the coming decades --
Hindustani classical music of modern India --
Āgrā Gharānā : tradition and style --
Imitation and idealization : an appro[a]ch to Gharana Tradition in Hindustani classical music --
State of archival music : with particular reference to Indian classical music --
Music in the life of Hazrat Inayat Khan --
Value of Cīja in Hindustani classical music --
Meaning in language & music --
Melodic tensions --
The influence of music.
Other Titles: Indian classical music & gharānā tradition
Responsibility: R.C. Mehta.

Table of Contents:

by readworthy (WorldCat user on 2008-04-28)

Foreward -- v Preface -- vii Key to Transliteration -- xi ------- 1. Impact of Indian Thought and Philosophy on Indian Classical Music -- 1 2. A Search for Excellence in Indian Classical Music -- 24 3. Indian Music–The Coming Decades -- 37 4. Hindustani Classical Music of Modern India -- 54 5. Āgrā Gharānā- Tradition and Style -- 77 6. Imitation and Idealization – An Approch to Gharana Tradition: In Hindustani Classical Music -- 99 7. State of Archival Music-With Particular Reference To Indian Classical Music -- 111 8. Music in the life of Hazrat Inayat Khan -- 123 9. Value of Cīja in Hindustani Classical Music -- 143 10. Meaning in Language & Music -- 159 11. Melodic Tensions -- 168 12. The Influence of Music -- 179 ------- Appendix: A: Chart showing Lineage plus Pupils -- 189 Appendix: B: Agra Gharānā Repertoire of Rāgas & Cījas -- 191 ------- Index -- 234


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Reflections on Indian music

by readworthy (WorldCat user published 2008-04-28) Very Good Permalink
This book presents insightful reflections on different aspects of Indian music – its roots, philosophy, growth, history, guru-śishya parampara, gharanas, contemporary scene and a glimpse of the coming decades. Analysing the impact of Indian thought and philosophy on Indian classical music, it makes...
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