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South Indian Music - VI

This book is the final volume 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 concluding volume, Prof. Sambamoorthy offers interesting facts relating to Ragas, comparison of India and western music, hindustani and carnatic, folk and classical music, etc.
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 six consists of nomenclatures in Indian Music, musical facts, parallel concepts of Indian music and western music, vestiges of Indian Music in the neighbouring countries, influence of Hindustani music on Karnatic music, Kuravanji natakas.
Publisher Details
The Karnatic Music Book Centre, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Last Reprint - 2015
Product Weight (in grams)
Product Dimensions
18 cm x 11.8 cm x 1.2 cm