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A Journey Through Karnatak Classical Music

A Journey Through Karnatak Classical Music

The Melakartha Raga System

by T. S. Visweswariah (write a review)
Type: Print Book
Genre: Music, Performing Arts
Language: English
Price: Rs.455.00 + shipping
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Description of "A Journey Through Karnatak Classical Music"

This book is a posthumous publication of a labour of love by musicologist and quintessential music lover Sri T. S. Visweswariah. It covers all aspects of Karnatak classical music providing historical context, theory, intuition and details behind the ragas that make Indian classical music unique. Suitable for everyone from novice to connoisseur, this book is an easy read, and a definitive and timeless reference for all music lovers.

About the author(s)

Late Sri T. S. Visweswariah (1929-2009) wrote this book over a 10-year period in the twilight of his life. A civil engineer by training and a freedom fighter in his youth, Sri Visweswariah was a life long music lover. He was always singing and asking his children, "Which raga is that?" Sri Visweswariah was a meticulous hobbyist and often hosted musicians who visited Bangalore. He would record their concerts on a reel-to-reel tape recorder. He studied music and wrote this book in a passionate, readable, understandable and detailed manner that can only be achieved by someone who wants to share his love of the subject!

Book Details
Number of Pages: 
412
Dimensions: 
6 inch x 9 inch
Interior Pages: Black & White
Binding: Hard Cover (Case Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)
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