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Elements Of Hindustani Classical Music
Elements Of Hindustani Classical Music
 
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Author : Shruti Jauhari
Publisher : D.K. Printworld Publishers
ISBN# : 81-246-0568-8
Pages : 190
Price :INR 295
Offer Price:INR 263
 
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Book Description
Hindustani classical music, a jewel in the crown of the Indian musical tradition, has become increasingly popular in South India and abroad over the last few decades. This book attempts to present a detailed and comprehensive discussion of the fundamental concepts and aspects of Hindustani classical music. It begins with an account of the history and evolution of Hindustani classical music by taking up developments in a chronological order. It explains a number of terms and processes involved in the performance of Hindustani classical vocal music. In an interesting discussion, it mentions the various famous gharanas of the genre and deals with the life-histories of some of their eminent musicologists and singers. The musical instruments which are used in accompaniment to the vocal singing in Hindustani music are described. It also details the rags which are frequently presented in contemporary musical concerts, highlighting the important features of each.
 
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