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MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF INDIA
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF INDIA
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About the Author

The author of this present work was born at Varanasi on October 1, 1911, and has his school and college education from the C. H. School and B. H. U., Varanasi. He was fortunate enough to have the training in vocal music and Sitar under the guidance of Dr. S. N. Ratanjankar, who was the disciple of Pt.V. N. Bhatkhande and Ustad Allahuddin Khan, one of the best disciples of Ustad Wazir Khan, the great Veenkar of Rampur State, respectively for several years.

Sri Bandyopadhyaya had a teaching experience of nearly forty years and had been associated either as a member or an examiner with the Boards of Education and Universities that are having music as a subject. He is the author of several works on music which are acknowledged by the leading scholars and art critics of this age to be the authoritative works on the subject they cover.

CONTENTS

ProemIII-VI
Chapter One
Evolution of Music3
The origin of instruments of music6
How to produce music from instruments8
Musical instruments of ancient India9
Main types of musical instruments12
Purpose of the instruments of music13
Culture of music14
Chapter Two
Susira-vadya or Vayuja-the wind
instruments. Aerophones
16
History of the wind instruments 16
Flute and its species18
Three main types of flutes19
Direct flute19
Transverse flute 19
Vertical flute19
Sankha or Conch20
Srnga20
Murali20
Turva, Turi,Bheri and Karna23
Pungi23
Rausana-chauki24
Nauvata25
Sahanai26
Nagasvaram28
Algoza29
Good qualities of a flutist30
Conclusion30
Chapter Three
Tata-Vadya or Nakhaja group of instruments
Chordophones
2
History of stringed instruments32
Vina and its species32
Tantu-vadya : The Ravaba group of
instruments
34
Vina group of instruments
Ekatara and Dotara34
Tanapura35
Vina37
Saraswati and Rudra Vina39
Techniques of Vina40
Good qualities of a Vina player40
Gotuvadya41
Vichitra Vina42
Surabahara43
Sitara45
Ravaba group of instruments
Ravaba
49
Surasrngara51
Saroda53
Tantu-vadya (Vitata group) Bowed type
of instruments
56
Vitatavadya56
Sarinda, Chikara, Dada and Charatara56
Sarangi57
Esaraja61
Dilaruva62
Tausa63
Mandra Bahara64
Violin65
Viola67
Chapter Four
Avanaddha-Vadya : Charmaja-Membranophones68
History of the Drum species68
Damaru70
Khole71
Pakhawaja72
Tabala and Banya74
Duffa and Duffali77
Ghata78
Jaya Dhaka, Dhaka, Dholaki and Dholaka 79
Kanjira80
Fundamentals of Drum varieties80
Chapter Five
Ghana-vadya : Lauhaja. The instruments
of percussion. Autophones83
Jala-taranga84
Kastha-taranga85
Nala-taranga86
Karatala Manjira87
Conclusion88
Glossary93
Index99
Errata101

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OF INDIA

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1980
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About the Author

The author of this present work was born at Varanasi on October 1, 1911, and has his school and college education from the C. H. School and B. H. U., Varanasi. He was fortunate enough to have the training in vocal music and Sitar under the guidance of Dr. S. N. Ratanjankar, who was the disciple of Pt.V. N. Bhatkhande and Ustad Allahuddin Khan, one of the best disciples of Ustad Wazir Khan, the great Veenkar of Rampur State, respectively for several years.

Sri Bandyopadhyaya had a teaching experience of nearly forty years and had been associated either as a member or an examiner with the Boards of Education and Universities that are having music as a subject. He is the author of several works on music which are acknowledged by the leading scholars and art critics of this age to be the authoritative works on the subject they cover.

CONTENTS

ProemIII-VI
Chapter One
Evolution of Music3
The origin of instruments of music6
How to produce music from instruments8
Musical instruments of ancient India9
Main types of musical instruments12
Purpose of the instruments of music13
Culture of music14
Chapter Two
Susira-vadya or Vayuja-the wind
instruments. Aerophones
16
History of the wind instruments 16
Flute and its species18
Three main types of flutes19
Direct flute19
Transverse flute 19
Vertical flute19
Sankha or Conch20
Srnga20
Murali20
Turva, Turi,Bheri and Karna23
Pungi23
Rausana-chauki24
Nauvata25
Sahanai26
Nagasvaram28
Algoza29
Good qualities of a flutist30
Conclusion30
Chapter Three
Tata-Vadya or Nakhaja group of instruments
Chordophones
2
History of stringed instruments32
Vina and its species32
Tantu-vadya : The Ravaba group of
instruments
34
Vina group of instruments
Ekatara and Dotara34
Tanapura35
Vina37
Saraswati and Rudra Vina39
Techniques of Vina40
Good qualities of a Vina player40
Gotuvadya41
Vichitra Vina42
Surabahara43
Sitara45
Ravaba group of instruments
Ravaba
49
Surasrngara51
Saroda53
Tantu-vadya (Vitata group) Bowed type
of instruments
56
Vitatavadya56
Sarinda, Chikara, Dada and Charatara56
Sarangi57
Esaraja61
Dilaruva62
Tausa63
Mandra Bahara64
Violin65
Viola67
Chapter Four
Avanaddha-Vadya : Charmaja-Membranophones68
History of the Drum species68
Damaru70
Khole71
Pakhawaja72
Tabala and Banya74
Duffa and Duffali77
Ghata78
Jaya Dhaka, Dhaka, Dholaki and Dholaka 79
Kanjira80
Fundamentals of Drum varieties80
Chapter Five
Ghana-vadya : Lauhaja. The instruments
of percussion. Autophones83
Jala-taranga84
Kastha-taranga85
Nala-taranga86
Karatala Manjira87
Conclusion88
Glossary93
Index99
Errata101
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