ISBN-10:
0195139933
ISBN-13:
9780195139938
Pub. Date:
12/11/2003
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Music in North India: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture / Edition 1

Music in North India: Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195139938
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2003
Series: Global Music Series
Edition description: Book and CD
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,209,033
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
CD Track List
1. Modernity and Tradition
A Culture of Bewildering Variety
Threads to Follow in this Text
The Devotional Component
Fixed Composition and Improvisation
The Verbal Syllable
Rhythmic Jatis
Syllables for Pitch Names
The Old and New in an Ancient Land
Indian Music on the Move
2. Affect
Religious Connotations
Sacred Texts
Verbal Syllables
The Vocal Genre of dhrupad
The Vocal Genre of Tarana
Song Texts
A Musician's Practice
The Nine Moods
Extramusical Effects
Conclusion
3. Teaching, Learning, and Performing Music
Teaching and Learning Music
Old Traditions in New Packages
4. Rhythm and Drumming
Tala
Theka: The Tal as a Succession of Drum Sounds
Counting Patterns in Tal
The Tabla
Kayda
Tihai
Other Drumming Traditions
Conclusion
5. Song and Performance
Composition and Improvisation
What is a Raga?
Raga in Performance
The On-the-spot Development of the Composition
Bara khyal
Vistar
Tan
Khyal and Instrumental Styles
Song Texts in Classical Styles
Other Song Genres
Conclusion
6. Instruments, Melodic and Rhythmic
Drone Instruments
Melody Instruments
The Rise of Instrumental Music
The Sitar and the Sarod
Other Melody Instruments
Ensembles
Conclusion
7. The Old World Joins the New
The Postcolonial Era
The Effect of the New Democracy on Music
Electronics: Preserving and Spreading the Traditions
Glossary
Resources
Index

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