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South Indian Music - II


Review
This book is the second 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. In this second book, Prof. Sambamoorthy introduces the melodic and rhythmic core of Carnatic music viz., Raga and Tala. The book also contains early lessons for a student of Carnatic Music (starting from alankarams to svarajatis) and a description of musical instruments both ancient and the ones in vogue.
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 two book consist of 35 Alankaras, Gitas, Jatisvaras, Svarajatis, Acoustics, Varga vadyas, Yazh, Raga Rupa sanchari.
Publisher Details
The Karnatic Music Book Centre, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Edition
Last Reprint - 2018
Product Weight (in grams)
220
Product Dimensions
17.6 cm x 12 cm x 1.2 cm