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Form in Indian Music: A Study in Gharanas

Form in Indian Music: A Study in Gharanas
Item Code: IDF855
Author: Chetan Karnani
Publisher: Rawat Publications
Language: English
Edition: 2005
ISBN: 8170339219
Pages: 248
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 8.7" X 5.9"
About the Book:

This book is a comprehensive account of the various forms in Indian music. The Gharanas of Indian music have been discussed elaborately in this book. In vocal music the author has discussed Dhrupad, Khayal and Thumari. In instrumental music, Gharanas of Sitar, Sarod and Tabla have been discussed. Besides this five leading forms of Karnatak music have been covered in this book along with reviews of some of the most recent books on music.

About the Author:

He taught English Literature but his passion is classical music-both Indian and Western. He studied music under Pandit Mohan Lal kathak, Professor Govind Rao Rajurkar and Professor Suresh. Dr. Karnani was a Visiting Fellow at Indian Institute of Advanced Study Shimla where he organized All-Indian Seminar on Indian music. He has worked on I. A Richards at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He was national Emeritus Fellow appointed by University Grants Commission. He has written ten books.

Acknowledgement viii
1 Form in Indian Music 1
2 Gharanas of Dhrupad 7
3 Gharanas of Khayal 28
4 Gharanas of Thumri 155
5 Gharanas of Sitar and Sarod 177
6 Gharanas of Tabla 194
7 Forming Karnatak Music 207
8 New approaches to Indian Music 214
Glossary 240
Index 245

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