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South Indian Music - I


Review
This book is the first in the 6 book series written by Prof. P. Sambamoorthy titled South Indian Music. This series is considered as a primer for any serious student of Carnatic music interested in its theory and musicology. The first book, in addition to setting the tone for the subsequent books, gives a birds-eye view of Carnatic music, and describes terminologies and concert format inherent to the system.
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
The South Indian Music volume one book consist of musicography, Technical terms, Vocalises, Sapta tala alankaras, acoustics, Structure of alankaras, concept programme and principles, Musical wealth of India and with added content of Svarajnanam Exercises.
Publisher Details
The Karnatic Music Book Centre, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Edition
Eighteenth Edition - 2005
Product Weight (in grams)
190
Product Dimensions
7.6 cm x 12 cm x 0.8 cm