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South Indian Music - V

This book is the fifth 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 ninth edition of the fifth book, Prof. Sambamoorthy explains the strong links between mathematics and the exact science of music. The book covers the Origin of scales and ragas, musical laws, Mudras in musical compositions, Music and temples, etc. A chapter is dedicated to the influence of music on health.
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 Five book consist of Music and Mathematics, Early experiment in music, origin of scales and ragas, Murchchanakaraka melas and Janya ragas, New scheme of 5184 melakartas, musical laws, Evolution of finger technique, Ragas and emotion, Mudras in musical compositions.
Publisher Details
The Karnatic Music Book Centre, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Last Reprint - 2014
Product Weight (in grams)
Product Dimensions
17.7 cm x 11.8 cm x 1.2 cm