Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Tansen
Tansen
Description
Tansen, who was a contemporary of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, is the symbol of the supreme achievements of Indian music. He was not only a great performer but he was also a great composer and musicologist. He was a pioneer who opened up new vistas by breaking down the conventions of Jatis and Ragas.

Indian music had no system of notations and therefore there is no way of knowing how a musician of yore performed. If Tansen is still a living influence today, it is because of his original compositions of everlasting appeal like Miyan Ki Malhar, Darbari Kanada and Miyan Ki Todi. Dhrupad which was becoming popular at that time was also enriched by Tansen's genius.

The legends about Tansen's ability to start a fire with his singing of the Raga Deepak or to bring down rains with the Raga Megh Malhar may not bear the scrutiny of science. But they certainly contain the seed of truth about the immense potentialities of music if evoked by one like Tansen.

Tansen

Item Code:
ACL76
Cover:
Paperback Comic Book
Edition:
2003
Publisher:
ISBN:
8175080558
Language:
English
Size:
7" X 9.5"
Pages:
32
Other Details:
Deluxe Edition
Price:
$6.50   Shipping Free
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Tansen
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 24994 times since 1st Sep, 2015
Tansen, who was a contemporary of the Mughal Emperor Akbar, is the symbol of the supreme achievements of Indian music. He was not only a great performer but he was also a great composer and musicologist. He was a pioneer who opened up new vistas by breaking down the conventions of Jatis and Ragas.

Indian music had no system of notations and therefore there is no way of knowing how a musician of yore performed. If Tansen is still a living influence today, it is because of his original compositions of everlasting appeal like Miyan Ki Malhar, Darbari Kanada and Miyan Ki Todi. Dhrupad which was becoming popular at that time was also enriched by Tansen's genius.

The legends about Tansen's ability to start a fire with his singing of the Raga Deepak or to bring down rains with the Raga Megh Malhar may not bear the scrutiny of science. But they certainly contain the seed of truth about the immense potentialities of music if evoked by one like Tansen.

Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Tansen (Language and Literature | Books)

Miyan Tansen As Interpreted by Pandit Jasraj (Booklet Inside) (Audio CD)
Times Music (2009)
Item Code: ICR593
$35.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Raga Dipaka (Deepaka)
Deal 15% Off
Watercolor on Paper
Artist Kailash Raj
5.75 inches X 8.5 inches
Item Code: HF92
$155.00$131.75
You save: $23.25 (15%)
 With Frame (Add $90.00)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Rudraveena Nada Veda Omkara Sara: Ustad Asad Ali Khan (Volume II)
Doordarshan Archives (2005)
60 Minutes
Item Code: ICV051
$27.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Waiting for Tansen
by Subhadra Sen Gupta
Paperback (Edition: 2004)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAI498
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Tansen
Deal 20% Off
by Wilco Picture Library
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Wilco Publishing House
Item Code: NAG764
$8.00$6.40
You save: $1.60 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Eminent Indians: Musicians
by M L Ahuja
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Rupa and Co
Item Code: IDK570
$10.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
India's Dances: Their History, Technique and Repertoire
by Reginald Massey
Hardcover (Edition: 2004)
Abhinav Publication
Item Code: IDE557
$38.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Composers : Cultural Leaders Of India
Item Code: IDK566
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Composers: Cultural Leaders of India
Item Code: IDE447
$16.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Master on Masters (Amjad Ali Khan on Other Musicians)
by Amjad Ali Khan
Hardcover (Edition: 2017)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAN469
$31.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
Thank you so much. Your service is amazing. 
Kiran, USA
I received the two books today from my order. The package was intact, and the books arrived in excellent condition. Thank you very much and hope you have a great day. Stay safe, stay healthy,
Smitha, USA
Over the years, I have purchased several statues, wooden, bronze and brass, from Exotic India. The artists have shown exquisite attention to details. These deities are truly awe-inspiring. I have been very pleased with the purchases.
Heramba, USA
The Green Tara that I ordered on 10/12 arrived today.  I am very pleased with it.
William USA
Excellent!!! Excellent!!!
Fotis, Greece
Amazing how fast your order arrived, beautifully packed, just as described.  Thank you very much !
Verena, UK
I just received my package. It was just on time. I truly appreciate all your work Exotic India. The packaging is excellent. I love all my 3 orders. Admire the craftsmanship in all 3 orders. Thanks so much.
Rajalakshmi, USA
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India