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Master Musicians of India: Hereditary Sarangi Players Speak
     

Master Musicians of India: Hereditary Sarangi Players Speak

by Regula Burckhardt Qureshi
 

ISBN-10: 0415972019

ISBN-13: 9780415972017

Pub. Date: 06/22/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Beginning with Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan, Indian art music is renowned internationally for its improvised raga performance. This ancient tradition has for centuries been transmitted orally within the seclusion of hereditary families. Few such families remain today, and not enough is known about their central contribution to the life of Indian music. Master

Overview

Beginning with Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan, Indian art music is renowned internationally for its improvised raga performance. This ancient tradition has for centuries been transmitted orally within the seclusion of hereditary families. Few such families remain today, and not enough is known about their central contribution to the life of Indian music. Master Musicians of India reveals this rich world through profiles and interviews of key musicians from this tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415972017
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/22/2007
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.13(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Delhi: Centre of Power Bombay: Freelance Centre Lucknow: Centre of Tradition Benares: Centre of Hindu Culture Karachi: Centre of Émigrés Glossary References

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