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A Dictionary of South Indian Music and Musicians V

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A Dictionary of South Indian Music and Musicians V


Review
This book is the last in the 5 book series written by Prof. P. Sambamoorthy titled A Dictionary of South Indian Music and Musicians. This Volume covers alphabets (T to Z). A total number of 789 musical items have been noticed in this volume. This will be reference book to all Rasikas [including Teacher, Student, and Writer] of Music. It contains articles on great music composers and their contribution to music. It contains summaries on operas and dance dramas. Rare ragas and talas and plays find a mention in this dictionary. Musical instrument Veena, its parts, construction, shapes find a special mention in this dictionary.
About the Author
Pichu Sambamoorthy (1901 - 1973) was an Indian musicologist, writer and the professor of musicology at the Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. He was the author several books on music, including A Dictionary of South Indian Music and Musicians, Great composers etc. He was awarded the Madras Music Academys Sangeetha Kalanithi in 1972. The Government of India awarded him the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1971, for his contributions to music.
Product Details
A regular dictionary of South Indian Music and Musicians has been a long-felt desideratum. The present work is a humble attempt to supply that need. The author is glad that the publication of Volume V (T-Z) of this Dictionary of South Indian music and Musicians, Synchronises with the completion of 25 years of his career as an author of music books.
Publisher Details
The Karnatic Music Book Centre, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Edition
First Edition - 2010
Product Weight (in grams)
375
Product Dimensions
24.2 cm x 18.2 cm x 1 cm