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Music In India
Music In India
 
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Author : Bonnie C. Wade
Publisher : Manohar Publishers
ISBN# : 81-7304-395-7
Pages : 262
Price :INR 295
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Music in India is written for the uninitiated Westerner. It is an introduction to the principles, ideas, and systems of two traditions of Indian classical music. It is geared to the listener as well as to the performer. Chapter 1 concerns the listener and the effect of music. Performance situations are described to show how theory is put into practice. Chapters 2 and 3 contrast concepts in India and Western classical music as well as classification of melody type, ideas about notating and notation systems used in Indian tradition; are also explained. Chapter 4 describes the primary melody-producing instruments. Chapter 5 contrasts Hindustani and western concepts of rhythm and meter.
 
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