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South Indian Music - IV


Review
This book is the fourth 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 eighth edition of the fourth book, Prof. Sambamoorthy dwells at length on Pallavi, Srutis, Gamakas, Tala, ancient and contemporary styles in music. There is also an interesting chapter on Kachcheri Dharma both for the performers and the audience.
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 fourth volume consist of Manodharma Sangita, Pallavi, Svara Kalpana, Raga classification in Ancient music, 22 Srutis, Gamakas, Tala, Music Form, Obsolete Forms, Contemporary music, Contemporary composers, Prosody, Kachcheri Dharma, Comparitive Music, Raga lakshana.
Publisher Details
The Karnatic Music Book Centre, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Edition
Last Reprint - 2018
Product Weight (in grams)
450
Product Dimensions
18 cm x 12.2 cm x 2.8 cm