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Music in itself is a form of Devotion and Worship. In Sanskrit there is a saying "nada brahma" which means sound is God. Our musical books offer practical and spiritual insights into music and also allow you to discover the music of India. Discover books on all aspects of Indian music.
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 Kriti Sagaram: A Selection of Compositions  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy, M.A.,Ph.D. Kriti Sagaram: A Selection of Compositions   $7.99  $5.99  Buy Now 
First volume in the series, this well notated book with text of the kritis, contains 40 select compositions of Annamacharaya, Bhadrachala Ramadas, Ramanad Srinivasa Iyengar, Mysore Vasudevachar, Pallavi Sesha Iyer, Subbaraya Sastri, Veena luppayyar and G N Balasubramoniam. with notation in English with text. The compositions are well notated for easy learning in simple style. These popular compositions have been selected so that these compositions can be learnt by more and more learners. The... 
 Lakshnagrandhas in Music  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy, M.A., Ph. D. Lakshnagrandhas in Music   $9.49  $7.12  Buy Now 
In this volume an attempt has been made to study the 31 lakshana grandhas in Carnatic Music. Each chapter deals with a complete study of the Lakshanagrandha, starting with a brief introduction, evaluates the important contributions on each treatise. 
 Lean To Play On Tabla (Vol 3)  Ram Avtar Lean To Play On Tabla (Vol 3)   $6.99  $5.24  Buy Now 
This book aims to meet the requirements of ever-increasing number of enthusiasts and lovers who can learn at home during their leisure hours. It deals with Tabla, its parts, nomenclature, boles, tuning as also with methods of its maintenance. It also lovers methods of maintaining time and speed and general instruction for the guidance of beginners and amateurs. It also includes simple exercise with illustrations for their benefit. 
 Learn To Play On Harmonium  Ram Avtar Learn To Play On Harmonium   $12.99  $9.74  Buy Now 
The Harmonium is infact not a traditional Indian instrument at all but was brought by the Europeans to India during the time of English rule. The English brought several other instruments like Piano, Organ and Violin, the Harmonium however, is an instrument that needs no tuning (like other stringed instruments) and the setting of keys is so simple that one can fix every key according to the pitch of voice and play it easily. It is for this reason (as well as for the love of its sound) that, in... 
 Learn To Play On Sitar  Ram Avtar Learn To Play On Sitar   $25.49  $19.12  Buy Now 
An extremely popular Indian string instrument with a Pumpkin Gourd at one end, 19-20 frets, 7 main strings and 11 sympathetic strings. This marvellous instrument, when played properly has the quality of many guitars in the hands many masters.This book provides instructions for Sitar handling, care, style of playing, exercises, music and more. A handy reference to master the art of playing Sitar for the amateur, the professional and the decorative. 
 Learn To Play On Tabla  Ram Avtar Learn To Play On Tabla   $21.99  $16.49  Buy Now 
This book deals with Tabla, its parts, nomenclature, boles, tuning and also with methods of its maintenance. This book also covers methods of maintaining time and speed in Table playing; its contains general instruction for the guidance of beginners & amateurs and includes simple exercises with illustrations for the begginers benefit. Some popular Thekas (tabla theka is a repeating rhythmic cycle or pattern) are included an are a useful part of this book. Contents of this Book: Parts... 
 Madhura Kala  K. Lakshminarasimhan Madhura Kala   $10.49  $7.87  Buy Now 
The present volume contains contributions from eminent musicians and musicologists in the field of music and Dance, Performing arts. The article portray the different facets of the theory of music, the tradition of Music and its performance, the science of Music, the concept of voice and Rhythm, the dance in its many splendours. The last section on Miscellany traces the technical aspects of Tolkappiyam, Meaning in Indian sculpture, Folk songs and folklore. In total these articles cover a wide... 
 Maharaja Swathi Tirunal Keertanangal  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Maharaja Swathi Tirunal Keertanangal   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
 Maharaja Swathi Tirunal Kritis: Compositions in Western Staff Notation  V. K. Krishna Prasad Maharaja Swathi Tirunal Kritis: Compositions in Western Staff Notation   $9.49  $7.12  Buy Now 
Select 15 kritis of Maharaja Swati Tirunal, suited to instrumental music have been presented in western staff Notation. These compositions are best suited for playing on Keyboard, Piano, Violin. Contains carnatic music standard notation, text of the composition, western staff notation score. 
 Millennium Glimpses of Indian Performing Arts  Utpal K. Banerjee Millennium Glimpses of Indian Performing Arts   $248.49  $186.37  Buy Now 
Dance, music, theatre and puppetry were born in India millennia ago, while cinema is the most new-fangled art form hardly a century old. But all five of them have been undergoing rapid transformation over the last few decades and the process has only been accelerated in the new millennium. The present volume attempts to provide some exciting glimpses in the happening scene in the current decade. Some aesthetes and experts, with substantial knowledge of their domains have offered an uncluttered... 
 Music And Sahaja Yoga  Arun Apte Music And Sahaja Yoga   $93.99  $70.49   
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"Indian music is considered sublime and has a very vast and rich tradition. Whilst music is bliss, Sahaj music is divine bliss. This book is useful for the student and lover of Indian music who is familiar with the English language. In the music section, the theory of Music, its historical survey, various styles, Naad, Shruti, Swar, Ragas, Rules of Ragas, Music and Ras, Taal-Matra are explained in a very humourous and anecdotal style. The second part explains beautifully the... 
 Music in Traditional Indian Theatre: Special Reference to Raas Leela  Rani Balbir Kaur Music in Traditional Indian Theatre: Special Reference to Raas Leela   $62.99  $47.24  Buy Now 
Music is the culmination of every art form, an integral part of the total Dramatic World of India  an essential element of the traditional theatre forms that use music vocal and instrumental chants, various percussion rhythms, sounds and speech patterns with definite dramatic function. Bharat Muni in Natyashastra in his advice to the theatre practitioners says, one should first of all bestow care on songs, for songs have been called the bed (base) of drama. The song and the playing of... 
 Music in Valmiki's Ramayana  Subhadra Desai Music in Valmiki's Ramayana   $115.49  $86.62  Buy Now 
The literary and cultural heritage of the Ramayana and Indian classical music are both living traditions and key constituents of the Indian identity. It is indeed impossible to imagine an India, of the past, present or future, without either. Reference to this musical tradition in the Ramayana, the earliest literary work in classical Sanskrit, is therefore a propitious context in which a composite legacy of Music-Literature may be examined. Ramayana has a fundamental association with music. The... 
 Music Makers : Living Legends of Indian Classical Music  Ashok Roy Music Makers : Living Legends of Indian Classical Music   $62.49  $46.87  Buy Now 
Contents: Amjad Ali Khan Bhimsen Joshi Bismillah Khan Gangubai Hangal Hariprasad Chaurasia Jasraj Kishan Maharaj Kishori Amonkar Lalgudi Jayaraman M. Balamuralikrishna M.S. Subbulakshmi N. Rajam N. Ramani Ram Narayan Ravi Shankar Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer Shiv Kumar Sharma T.H. Vinayakram Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman Zakir Hussain Zia Fariduddin Dagar. While music cannot be captured on paper, one can however make an attempt to project its essence or... 
 Music-Dance and Musical Instruments: During the Period of Nayakas (1673-1732)  K. Kusuma Bai Music-Dance and Musical Instruments: During the Period of Nayakas (1673-1732)   $12.99  $9.74  Buy Now 
We are happy to bring out the English version of Music-Dance Forms and Musical Instruments during the period of Nayakas.  This book is a book for scholars interested in learning literature related with ancient Hindu music, dance and musical instruments.  This is also an useful publication for personalities who are interested in practicing of ancient Indian music, dance and musical instruments.  This book emphasis ancient culture of South India.  The basic fundamentals of... 
 Musical Instruments of the World  Carl Engel Musical Instruments of the World     
Contents: Origin of musical instruments Pre-historic and Egyptian musical instruments Musical instruments of ancient Assyrians and Hebrews Musical instruments of Greeks and Romans Musical instruments of China Musical instruments of Persia and Arabia Musical instruments of American Indians Musical instruments of mediaeval Europe Development of musical instruments Orchestras and musical bands Post medieval musical instruments Musical instruments of India. Bibliography.... 
 Musical Instruments of Tribal India  Dilip Bhattacharya Musical Instruments of Tribal India   $187.49  $140.62  Buy Now 
Contents: Tuning to the key-notesPreludeInterlude:            1. Myths, legends and taboos            2. Environment and occasionClassification of instruments:             1. Membranophone            2.... 
 Musthuswamy Dikshitar Keertanangal: Complete Collection of Compositions of Muthuswamy Dikshitar  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Musthuswamy Dikshitar Keertanangal: Complete Collection of Compositions of Muthuswamy Dikshitar   $7.99  $5.99  Buy Now 
An excellent introduction to the study of contribution of Muthuswamy Dikshitar and his kritis. The Second part contains the text of all the known compositions of Muthuswamy Dikhsitar in Malayalam transliterated from Sandkrit and Telugu. 
 Muthuswamy Dikshitar Compositions  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Muthuswamy Dikshitar Compositions   $10.99  $8.24  Buy Now 
In this volume a representative collection of his 40 compositions of Muthuswamy Dikshitar have been notated in English in simple form, with their text in English.An exhaustive introduction assesses the important contribution made by Muthuswamy Dikshitar to Karnatic Music including the literary heritage and various aspects of his music. A comprehensive index lists over 450 compositions made by Muthuswamy Dikshitar. 
 Muthuswamy Dikshitar Keertanangal  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Muthuswamy Dikshitar Keertanangal   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
 Muthuswamy Dikshitar Navagraha Krithis  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy, M.A., Ph.D. Muthuswamy Dikshitar Navagraha Krithis   $7.99  $5.99  Buy Now 
The 9 Navagraha kritis of Muthuswamy Dikshitar have been well notated with an introduction. The notation is presented in easy to learn format. Complete with text and notation and meaning of the kritis. 
 Natyasastra - English Translation with Critical Notes  Adya Rangacharya Natyasastra - English Translation with Critical Notes   $59.49  $44.62  Buy Now 
The Natyasastra is probably one of the earliest and certainly one of the best treatises on Indian Dramaturgy. At the same time, the book available now is not an early one but may be as late as the seventh or eighth century AD. The authorship is traditionally ascribed to Bharata, the Sage. The eminence of Natyasastra is not that it was the first book on the subject but that it was the first comprehensive treatise on Dance, Drama and Music. Like the Mahabharata, Natyasastra too boasts that What... 
 Natyasastra of Bharatamuni : Text with Commentary of Abhinavbharati & English Translation, 4 Vols.  M.M. Ghosh Natyasastra of Bharatamuni : Text with Commentary of Abhinavbharati & English Translation, 4 Vols.   $384.99  $288.74  Buy Now 
The present edition of the Natya- Sastra of Bharata is reprinted and edited a new form. The English translation of Natya- Sastra by M.M. Ghosh was published hundred years before. It was well received by the scholars at that time and was considered the best. Now, first time with the translation of M.M. Ghosh, along with the abhinava Bharti-the celebrated oldest commentary by erudic scholar for further researches. During one hundred many new editions of Natya-Sastra has been published. Many... 
 Navagraha Kritis of Muthuswamy Dikshitar  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Navagraha Kritis of Muthuswamy Dikshitar   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
 New Instrumental Compositions for North Indian Music  Anil Mihiripenna New Instrumental Compositions for North Indian Music   $36.99  $27.74  Buy Now 
Although many collections of ragadhari vocal compositions have been published over the years, there is a dearth of instrumental compositions.  Hence, it has been the author's long-felt desire to bring out a collection of Gat o instrumental compositions in the north Indian musical tradition.  This book cannot replace a teacher, and it is from a teacher that students of music must seek instructions and guidance.  The purpose of this book is to offer some support to both the teacher and the... 
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