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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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 Words of Cosmic Chants in English and Hindi  Paramahansa Yogananda Words of Cosmic Chants in English and Hindi   $18.99  $14.24  Buy Now 
Chant traditions from many cultures are being recognized today not only for their intrinsic beauty but also for their spiritual power. Sri Yogananda, a pioneer in introducing India's art of devotional chanting to the West, explains how it helps to quiet and focus the mind in preparation for meditation. This book contains words and music to more than 50 of his original chants. About the Author: Paramahansa Yogananda (1893 - 1952), hailed as The Father of Yoga in the West, is widely revered as... 
 Vishnudharmottara-Purana  Dr. Priyabala Shah Vishnudharmottara-Purana   $102.99  $77.24  Buy Now 
The Visnudharmottara Purana is an encyclopedic work of three khandas and dealing not only with various stories, myths and legends but also with varied subjects, viz. cosmology and cosmogony, division of time, pacification of unfavourable planets and stars, omens and portents, genealogies, manners and customs, penances, results of actions, rules about vrata and Sraddha, description and praise of various kinds of donations law and politics, science of war, anatomy, medicine etc. This work is... 
 Violin Techniques in Western and South Indian Classical Music  Dr. M. Lalitha Violin Techniques in Western and South Indian Classical Music   $75.49  $56.62   
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"The first of its kind, the book is an encyclopedia on the different techniques in violin playing. As its title suggests, it deals with the different violin playing techniques in both the systems-the Western and the South Indian Classical Music. There are many books which study the different techniques of violin playing in Western music whereas in the South Indian system there is no comprehensive identification and enumeration of the various techniques in use. This book explores and outlines... 
 Tyagaraja Sarvasvam: Complete text of songs of Saint Tyagaraja  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Tyagaraja Sarvasvam: Complete text of songs of Saint Tyagaraja   $11.99  $8.99  Buy Now 
A comprehensive and exhaustive introduction to the contribution and evaluation of the kritis of Saint Tygaraja. Contains the complete text of all the known compositions of Saint Tyagaraja transliterated into Malayalam. “An important reference book on Tyagaraja.” 
 Tyagaraja Keertanamanjari  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Tyagaraja Keertanamanjari   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
 Tiruvottiyur Tyagayya Keertanaigal  Gowri Kuppuswamy Tiruvottiyur Tyagayya Keertanaigal   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
Popular compositions of Tiruvottiyur Tyagayya has been notated in Tamil with text. The introduction give a breif analysis of the contribution of Tyagayya to Carnatic music. 
 Tillana  Gowri Kuppuswamy Tillana   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
The present edition of the book contains 35 tillanas notated in simple style in Tamil of major Carnatic composers, including contemporary composers like Lalgudi Jayaraman and Balamurali Krishna. 
 Theory Of Indian Music  Ram Avtar Theory Of Indian Music   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
This book provides a historical, cultural & technical overview of the evolution of Indian music. 
 The World of Rhythm Called Rituals  Jayant Burde The World of Rhythm Called Rituals   $14.49  $10.87  Buy Now 
Rituals are recurring, stylized behaviour and in repetition, the ritual becomes rhythmic. The author beautifully portrays the types of rituals and the rhythms they generate from the babbling of a child to a band parade or the chanting of a mantra, he explains the initiation and completion of patterns that form the rhythm. The book further proceeds to 'Hermeneutics' or the science of interpretation and attempts to explain rituals in their light. 
 The Ragas of Northern Indian Music  Alain Danielou The Ragas of Northern Indian Music   $55.99  $41.99  Buy Now 
The first part of the book traces the history of Indian music and the continuity of its theory and practice for more than two thousand years. It is based on many years' research into the vast ancient Sanskrit literature of music. These valuable technical treatises, which lie in the form of scarcely catalogued manuscripts throughout the public and private libraries of India, had hitherto remained unemplored. Part Two transcribes and studies in detail 50 typical Raga-s. Each is preceded by a... 
 The Natya Sastra of Bharatamuni  Board of Scholars (Tr.) The Natya Sastra of Bharatamuni   $56.49  $42.37  Buy Now 
The Natyasastra deals with the rules relating to theatrical performances, in fact to the science of stage. The science is intended as a guide alike to the poet and the player. The author of this work was Bharata, the sage. It is known as Sutra as it embodies principles set out in a very concise form. The present work consists of 36 chapters. Bharata divides the work broadly into four sections based on abhinayas or modes of conveyance of the theatrical pleasure, called rasa, is pure and... 
 The Harmonium Handbook  Satyaki Kraig Brockschmidt The Harmonium Handbook   $15.99  $11.99  Buy Now 
The story behind the modern version of the harmonium is a fascinating testimony to the love, skill, innovation, and interminingling of may of the world's great cultures.This book provides detailed instruction on how to play, maintain, and repair this popular devotional instrument. It also reveals the colorful history of free-reed instruments (such as the harmonium), which dates back to the time of Marco Polo. 
 The Dictionary of Hindustani Classical Music  Bimalakanta Roychaudhuri The Dictionary of Hindustani Classical Music   $21.99  $16.49  Buy Now 
In this book the author has dealt with the musical terms as found in the old sastras and are also in common use. He has explained these terms in simple language with reference to their history of origin. Description of seventy–eight different musical instruments and forty –seven different tales are also there. This is an essential aid to research-scholars and students of music.About the Author:Bimalakanta Roychaudhuri was born in 1909 in an illustrious family of musical heritage. He... 
 The Celestial Nagasvaram: Origin, Myths, Reception and the Maestros  Geetha Rajagopal The Celestial Nagasvaram: Origin, Myths, Reception and the Maestros   $75.49  $56.62  Buy Now 
Classical Musical Instruments from India, No. 2Nagasvaram, world’s loudest non-brass acoustic instrument, is known as mangala vadyam (auspicious instrument), and raja vadyam (king of all instruments). This popular wind-group musical instrument is well known all over the south Indian states, more specifically in Tamil Nadu. Its origin is associated with the Thiruvarur Temple and its legacy continued all through the Pallavas, Colas, Pandyas, Nayakas, and Marathas. It has imprinted its sheen... 
 The Art of Tabla Rhythm  Sudhir Kumar Saxena The Art of Tabla Rhythm   $37.99  $28.49  Buy Now 
This authoritative work deals comprehensively with tabla rhythm, focusing on the performed art with an eye to its history and aesthetics. It is aimed at the tabla student, the tabla performer, as well as the inquiring listener of Hindustani music, for whom it encapsulates a tabla practitioner's knowledge in these matters acquired over a lifetime of learning and teach. Beginning with the evolution of the tabla, the book explains the technique of producing the basic bols. It further describes... 
 Tamil Padangal  Dr. Gowri Kuppuswamy Tamil Padangal   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
This book contains Tamil Padas of various composers of Carnatic Music. The notation has been given in simple style with the text of the songs in Tamil. The introduction contains a study of the development, literary and compositional aspects of Pada, An essential book for learners as well the practicing musician. 
 Syama Sastri Krithis: Compositions in Western Staff Notation  V. K. Krishna Prasad Syama Sastri Krithis: Compositions in Western Staff Notation   $6.49  $4.87  Buy Now 
Select 15 kritis of Syama sastri, 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. 
 Syama Sastri Keertanangal  Dr. S. Bhagyalekshmy Syama Sastri Keertanangal   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
 Swati Tirunal Keertnangal: Complete Text of Kritis of Maharaja Swati Tirunal  Chidambara Vadhyar Swati Tirunal Keertnangal: Complete Text of Kritis of Maharaja Swati Tirunal   $9.49  $7.12  Buy Now 
This long out of print book contains an introduction to the contribution. The second part contains the text of all the known compositions of Maharaja Swati Tirunal. 
 Sonic Theology: Hinduism and Sacred Sound  Guy L. Beck Sonic Theology: Hinduism and Sacred Sound   $31.99  $23.99   
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The Hindu world is permeated by sound: drums, bells, gongs, cymbals, conches, flutes, and an array of vocalizations play a central role in worship. Guy Beck contends that the traditional Western focus on Hinduism's visual component has often been at the expense of the religion's most important feature—its emphasis on sound. In his new study Beck addresses this longstanding imbalance, contending that Hinduism is essentially a sonic theology. Beck argues that sound participates at... 
 Songs of Nepal - An Anthopology of Nevar Folksongs and Hymns  Seigfrried Lienhard Songs of Nepal - An Anthopology of Nevar Folksongs and Hymns   $11.95  $8.96  Buy Now 
An Anthopology of Nevar Folksongs and Hymns 
 Sobhillu Saptaswara - Svaravali, Gitam, Prabandham, Suladi  Micheal Nixon Sobhillu Saptaswara - Svaravali, Gitam, Prabandham, Suladi   $4.95  $3.71  Buy Now 
The book contains the notation of the fundamental Svaravali, Gitam, Prabandham and Suladi in Tamil and English set in adjacent pages. A useful book for the learning of fundamentals of Carnatic Music. 
 Sitar Technique in Nibaddh Forms  Stephen Slawek Sitar Technique in Nibaddh Forms   $36.99  $27.74   
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The book focuses on Sitar technique and shows how that technique comes into play during the improvisatory music-making endeavours of master Sitarists. A series of systematic descriptions and analyses reveals how instrumental technique as that of Sitar acts as a generative structure at the broad level and provides a corpus of factors of variation at the specific level. It includes musical transcriptions detailing physical gestures to produce melody. Students of Indian music are... 
 Singing Bowls  Eva Judy Jansen Singing Bowls   $17.99  $13.49  Buy Now 
Singing bowls and ritual objects of Tibet have sound therapeutic value also besides used in meditation, healing and prayer. The author discusses the meeting between East and West, singing bowls, sacrificial dishes, how the bowls work, synchronization and inner massage, shamanism and brainwaves, and practical instruction for working with these sounds. It provides practical information about using them as well as showing you how to go about finding the bowl that is right for you. About the... 
 Singing Bowl Exercises for Personal Harmony  Anneke Huyer Singing Bowl Exercises for Personal Harmony   $9.72  $7.29  Buy Now 
This book explains the symbolism of the bowls and beaters, how their metal corresponds to the planets, and how planetary energies, reflected in the frequencies of certain bowls, can be harnessed for personal transformation. 
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