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Knowledge Tradition Text: Approaches to Bharata's Natyasastra

By: (Ed.) Amrit Srinivasan; Preface By Girish Karnad

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sangeet Natak Akademi: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035900

ISBN: 81-7871-124-9

Condition: New


Printed pages: 190. View more info

Matanga and His Work Brhaddesi

By: (Ed.) Prem Lata Sharma

Price: $20.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sangeet Natak Akademi: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035903

Condition: New


Printed pages: 310. View more info

Aspects of Indian Music

By: (Ed.) Sumati Mutatkar

Price: $14.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sangeet Natak Akademi: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 035895

ISBN: 81-7871-096-X

Condition: New


Printed pages: 138. View more info

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The Music of Hindostan

By: A.H. Fox-Strangways

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1994

Edition: Second Indian Edition

Seller ID: 033176

ISBN: 81-215-0643-3

Condition: New


The book is a scholarly treatise on the basic features, principles, and systems of Hindustani music. For the preparation of the book, the author has culled together the varied information on this vast subject from his own field-work and first-hand sources and has handled this difficult subject with rare acumen. He has described and discussed in great detail the Hindustani classical music and Indian folk music including its lesser-known aspects like bardic songs, lullabie... View more info

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The Ragas of Northern Indian Music

By: Alain Danielou

Price: $22.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031304

ISBN: 812150225X

Condition: New


The first part of the book traces the history of Indian music and the continuity of its theory and practice for more than two thousand years. It is based on many years' research into the vast ancient Sanskrit literature of music. These valuable technical treatises, which lie in the form of scarcely catalogued manuscripts throughout the public and private libraries of India, had hitherto remained unemplored. Part Two transcribes and studies in detail 50 typical Raga-s. Ea... View more info

Introduction to the Study of Musical Scales

By: Alain Danielou

Price: $23.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2014

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038117

ISBN: 8121509203

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Man's awareness, from time immemorial, of the power of sound when its notes are arranged in certain patterns to elevate him to the region of absolute bliss or plunge him to the abyss of utter despair, has led him to formulate rules for coordinating sounds to evoke the desired response. In the process he discovered the correspondence between sounds and different aspects of universe; the scales of five and seven notes represent the five elements and seven planets; the move... View more info

Sacred Music: Its Origins, Powers, and Future: Traditional Music in Today's World

By: Alain Danielou (Shiva Sharan); Articles selected and Presented By Jean-Louis Gabin

Price: $7.35

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023647

ISBN: 81-86569-33-2

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 224. View more info

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The Classical Music of North India: Notations and explanatory text by George Ruckert The music of the Baba Allauddin Gharana as taught, by Ali Akbar Khan at the Ali Akbar College of Music Vol. I: The First Year's Study

By: Ali Akbar Khan

Price: $29.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2015

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031303

ISBN: 812150872X

Condition: New


This is a book of and about the classical music of North India,among the oldest continual musical traditions of the world. Presented here is a small part of the musical legacy of one of the foremost families which has preserved and collected this ancient music and developed it to the highest standards; the Baba Allauddin Gharana of the Seni tradition. This volume introduces the great richness and variety of the different styles of music as taught by one of the century's ... View more info

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The Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms

By: Alison Latham (ed.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009675

ISBN: 0-19-860698-2

Condition: New


Printed music and writing about music involve the use of complex systems of notation and a wealth of technical terms in several languages. The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Musical Terms provides clear, succinct, definitions of a comprehensive range of the musical terms, in English and other European languages, that are likely to be encountered in Western music, including in jazz and popular musical genres. Over 2,500 A-Z entries range across a spectrum of subjects, among... View more info

The Sangitopanisad Saroddharah of Vacanacarya Sri Sudhakalasa (A Fourteenth Century Text on Music from Western India)

By: Allyn Miner (edited and translated)

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.:

Seller ID: 030777

ISBN: 8120815483

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 334 View more info

Abba...: God's Greatest Gift to Us

By: Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Price: $13.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Roli Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012954

ISBN: 81-7436-212-6

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The Mirror of Gesture: trans. Into English. Being the Abhinaya Darpana of Nandikesvara

By: Ananda K. Coomaraswamy

Price: $5.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2010

Edition: Seventh Impression

Seller ID: 028372

ISBN: 8121500214

Condition: New


The Mirror of Gesture is the English translation of the Abhinaya Darpana of Nandikesvara which was originally published with a Telugu interpretation by Madabhushi Tiruvenkatachari of Nidamangalam in 1874. The Abhinaya Darpana, according to Nandikesvara, who is a legendary figure, is an abridgement of the Bharatarnava, an exposition on the art of dancing. For those not acquainted with the Indian dramatic technique, it may be difficult to understand the importance of such ... View more info

New Instrumental Compositions: For North Indian Music

By: Anil Mihiripenna

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Varanasi, India, Indica Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031990

ISBN: 81-86569-75-8

Condition: New


Printed pages: 480. View more info

Hindustani Music and the Aesthetic Concept of Form

By: Anjali Mittal

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 025735

ISBN: 8124601348

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 182. View more info

Indian Concept of Rhythm

By: Arun Kumar Sen

Price: $17.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kanishka Publishers, Distributors: 2008

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023560

ISBN: 81-7391-006-5

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 178 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

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Essays in Indian Ethnomusicology

By: Ashok D. Ranade

Price: $14.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000178

ISBN: 81-215-0807-X

Condition: New


The book represents a major attempt to place music in India in wider perspectives offered by numerous music-traditions which deal with theoretical frameworks of music. It is music theory, pitched at an ambitious high. In twenty-seven closely argued essays, the author touches diverse music-centered studies such as religion, philosophy, linguistics, poetics, theatre-arts, folklore, aesthetics, musicology as grammar, history, intercultural inquiries, area-studies, oral trad... View more info

Perspectives on Music: Ideas and Theories

By: Ashok Da. Ranade

Price: $19.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Promilla & Co., Publishers: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021109

ISBN: 8185002746

Condition: New


Printed pages: 370. View more info

Some Hindustani Musicians: They Lit the Way!

By: Ashok Da. Ranade

Price: $18.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Promilla & Co., Publishers in association with Bibliophile South Asia: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033909

ISBN: 8185002738

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 388 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

India's Great Masters: A Photographic Journey into the Heart of Classical Music

By: Ashok Vajpeyi

Price: $87.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Collins: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032512

ISBN: 8172239467

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 167 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Light of the Universe: Essays on Hindustani Film Music

By: Ashraf Aziz

Price: $7.70

Publisher: Gurgaon, India, Three Essays: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013618

ISBN: 81-88789-07-0

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 154. View more info

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The Music of India

By: Atiya Begum Fyzee-Rahamin

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 1979

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 016458

ISBN: 81-7069-101-X

Condition: New


Indian music despite its limited popularity is not a spent force, but has still a great role to play in the firmament of world music is the siren song of this book, The Music of India by Atiya Begum Fyzee-Rahamin. Its hoary origin, gradual evolution, the impact of foreign influences, the two principal schools-the Karnataka (southern) and the Hindustani (northern)-and the glorious periods, when some of its illustrious exponents enriched it with their immortal compositions... View more info

The Voice of Women: Gargi to Gangasati

By: Avadhesh Kumar Singh (ed.)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024133

ISBN: 8124604614

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 324 with an audio CD. View more info

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Musical Instruments of India: Their History and Development

By: B. Chaitanya Deva

Price: $10.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2000

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 016670

ISBN: 81-215-0048-6

Condition: New


Since the commencement of the pioneering studies in Indology in the late eighteenth century there has been a sustained interest in our musicology. Great amount of research has been carried out in this area of knowledge. Surprisingly enough in spite of so much work done; no systematic study of musical instruments has been produced. This book is an attempt to collect comprehensive data about Indian musical instruments, classify them, relate them to the generally ethnic mov... View more info

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The Music of India: A Scientific Study

By: B. Chaitanya Deva

Price: $19.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021037

ISBN: 8121501954

Condition: New


This is an attempt to bring, to bear a 'scientific' attitude to Indian musicological problems. Tools and methods of modern science have been employed to probe into musical phenomena and Indian music history. No other term is perhaps so operatively basic as the tonic-drone in melodic music and today the tambura is the most important drone in Indian music. The physical and auditory tonal spectra of this instrument have been studied. Further, the immense importance of the e... View more info

Musical Instruments in Sculpture in Karnataka

By: B. Chaitanya Deva

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Shimla, India, Indian Institute of Advanced Study in Association with Motilal Banarsidass: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013101

ISBN: 81-208-0641-7

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 82 with numerous b/w plates. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. View more info

Broadcasting: New Patron of Hindustani Music

By: B.N. Goswami

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032252

ISBN: 81-85616-36-1

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 216. View more info

Indian Music

By: Bh. Pingle

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sri Satguru Publications:

Seller ID: 035066

ISBN: 81-7030-193-9

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Music in India: The Classical Traditions (Revised Edition)

By: Bonnie C. Wade

Price: $9.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Manohar: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 023213

ISBN: 81-7304-395-7

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 282 with b/w illustrations and maps. View more info

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The Uncoupling

By: Cauvery Madhavan

Price: $5.78

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000713

ISBN: 0-14-302974-6

Condition: New


Balu and Janaki Shankar are a typical, traditional South Indian couple in their late fifties who have been married for thirty-three years. Balu Shankar has dominated the marriage without any serious challenge from his wife and they have lived in reasonable harmony, until they make their first ever trip to Britain, to visit their son. Being too busy to take time off from work and show them around, he books his parents on a 16-day coach tour of Europe. A two-night stop in ... View more info

Sastriya Sangita and Music Culture of Bengal: Through the Ages, 2 Vols.

By: Chhaya Chatterjee

Price: $36.95

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032310

ISBN: 81-85616-34-5

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 569. View more info

Brads, Ballads And Boundaries: An Ethnographic Atlas of Music Traditions in West Rajasthan

By: Daniel Neuman, Shubha Caudhuri With Komal Kothari

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Calcutta, India, Seagull: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017138

ISBN: 1-9054-2-207-5

Condition: New


Printed pages: 418 alonwith numerous coloured plates and photographs. View more info

Random House Encyclopedic Dictionary of Classical Music

By: David Cummings (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Random House: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010152

ISBN: 0-679-45851-4

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 788 with numerous b/w illustrations. Slightly rubbed dust-jacket. View more info

Michael Tippett: An Introductory Study

By: David Matthews

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, UK, Faber and Faber Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010185

ISBN: 0-571-10954-3

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 112. Slightly rubbed and scratched dust-jacket. View more info

Khayala Vocalism: Continuity Within Change

By: Deepak Raja' Foreword By Ulhas Kashalkar; Introduction By Lyle Wachovsky

Price: $18.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025742

ISBN: 8124604819

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 348. View more info

Hindustani Music: A Tradition in Transition

By: Deepak S.Raja; Foreword By Pandit Shivkumar Sharma; Introduction By Lyle Wachovsky

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, D.K. Printworld (P) Ltd.: 2007

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 017611

ISBN: 81-246-0320-0

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Printed pages: 461. View more info

Hindustani and Persio-Arabian Music: An Indepth, Comparative Study

By: Divya Mansingh Kaul

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Kanishka Publishers: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031319

ISBN: 81-7391-923-2

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 279 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Ars Nova and the Renaissance, 1300-1540 (The New Oxford History of Music: Volume III)

By: Dom Anselm Hughes and Gerald Abraham (eds.)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010200

ISBN: 0-19-316303-9

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 582. Slightly rubbed and scratched dust-jacket. View more info

The Language of Modern Music

By: Donald Mitchell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, UK, Faber and Faber Limited: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010216

ISBN: 0-571-04934-6

Condition: Fair


Printed Pages: 185. Rubbed and scratched cover. View more info

Mysore as a Seat of Music

By: Dr (Mrs) M.B. Vedavalli

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Trivandrum, India, CBH Publications: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022174

ISBN: 81-85381-17-8

Condition: Good


Printed Pages: 218. Slightly rubbed cover. View more info

Pakhawaj and Tabla: History, Schools and Traditions

By: Dr (Smt.) Aban E. Mistry; Translated By Smt. Yasmin E. Tarapore

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Pt. Keki S. Jijina: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022414

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 374 with numerous b/w illustrations and folding tables. View more info

The Parsis and Indian Classical Music: An Unsung Contribution

By: Dr Aban E. Mistry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Swar Sadhna Samiti: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018153

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 140. View more info

From Mustard Fields to Disco Lights: Folk Music and Musical Instruments of Punjab

By: Dr Alka Pande

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Ahmedabad, India, Mapin Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013513

ISBN: 1-890206-15-6

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 128 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations and an audio CD. View more info

The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 (with rules, amendments, Notifications, and orders)

By: Dr Alok Tripathi (Introduction, Comments, and Compilation)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020798

ISBN: 81-7574-183-X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 247. View more info

Sangiti Saba Kosa (Dictionary of Musical Terms)

By: Dr Bimal Roy; Translated from Bengali By Chhaya Chatterji

Price: $14.75

Publisher: Delhi, India, Sharada Publishing House: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032211

ISBN: 81-85616-99-X

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 344. View more info

Violin Maestro: V. Lakshminarayana Iyer. His Life and Contributions to the World of Music

By: Dr M. Lalitha and M. Nandini

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sundeep Prakashan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020797

ISBN: 81-7474-184-8

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 291 with 61 b/w illustrations. View more info

Lata: Voice of the Golden Era

By: Dr Mandar V. Bichu

Price: $74.25

Publisher: Mumbai, India, Popular Prakashan: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036469

ISBN: 8179916251

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 416 with numerous colour and b/w illustrations. View more info

Carnatic Music Compositions: An Index

By: Dr S. Bhagyalekshmy

Price: $2.45

Publisher: Trivandrum, India, CBH Publications: 2001

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 017675

Condition: Very Good


Printed Pages: 162. View more info

Indian Folk Music: Bhawaiya: Ethnomusicological Study

By: Dr Sukhbilas Barma

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Global Vision Publishing House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008332

ISBN: 81-8220-070-9

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 349 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Indian Folk Music Bhawaiya: Ethnomusicological Study

By: Dr Sukhbilas Barma

Price: $33.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Global Vision Publishing House: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013425

ISBN: 81-8220-070-9

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 348 with numerous b/w illustrations. View more info

Classical Musical Instruments

By: Dr Suneera Kasliwal

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Rupa & Co.: 2006

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 021233

ISBN: 81-291-0425-3

Condition: New


Printed Pages: 340. View more info