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A Practical Course In Karnatic Music For Beginners And For Use In Schools III

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A Practical Course In Karnatic Music For Beginners And For Use In Schools III

This book is the final in the 3 book series written by Prof. P. Sambamoorthy titled A Practical Course in Karnatic Music for Beginners And for use In Schools. This book gives you further detail about theory and practice of Varnas and Raagas.More passages for sight singing, musical punctuation and musical dictation have been given in this book. There is also a special section on Ancient Tamil Music .This music also explains Saurashtra raga and Varuna gitam in detail.
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 technical course (Abhyasa ganam comprising the vocalises (preliminary svara exercises and alankaras), Sanchari gitas, Lakshana gitas, svarajatis, jativaras, Tanavaras, Pada Varnas and the lakshanas of important ragas along with biographical and critical sketches of prominent composers are given in the series practical course in Karnatic music. Brief explanation of technical terms is also given in these books.
Publisher Details
The Karnatic Music Book Centre, Chennai
Product Type
Book - Paper Back
Eighteenth Edition 2018
Product Weight (in grams)
Product Dimensions
24 cm x 18 cm x 1.5 cm