A History of Indian Music - Volume Two (Mediaeval and Modern Period)

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About the Book: The present volume from the gifted pen of the erudite scholar in Musicology, swami Prajnanananda covers the mediaeval and modern periods, i.e. from the 13th Century upto the 20th Century, delineating historical evolution of music of not only Indian but also of the neighbouring countries like Ceylon, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The renowned author states in the preface of Volume One of this publication,- India does not lack in authentic materials for constructing a history of ...

About the Book:

The present volume from the gifted pen of the erudite scholar in Musicology, swami Prajnanananda covers the mediaeval and modern periods, i.e. from the 13th Century upto the 20th Century, delineating historical evolution of music of not only Indian but also of the neighbouring countries like Ceylon, Bangladesh and Pakistan. The renowned author states in the preface of Volume One of this publication,- India does not lack in authentic materials for constructing a history of music of her own, for putting before the admiring gaze of the world her glorious heritage in the field of art education and culture. The interested readers having gone through this volume will be enlightened throughand through with the light of the truth of his statement.

About the Author:

He was a President of Ramakrishna Vedanta Math and Ashramas, born in 1907 at Prosadpur Hooghly Dist.( West Bengal) monk of Ramakrishna Vedanta Math; Educated: Calcutta University; initiated in Sannyasa by Swami Abhedanada, a direct disciple of BhagavanSri Ramakrishna in 1932; Awards: Sisir Memorial Prize for the Research book Sangeet O Sanskrit 1958, Rabindra Memorial Prize for his book Historical Development of Indian Music (1960); D.Mus. by Education Circle, Jhankar, Calcutta, 1950 Sarojini Gold Medal by Calcutta University 1972; Fellow Sangeet Natak Academy since 1963.

 

CONTENTS
Chapter XIII Mediaeval Period 9-16
Chapter XIV Natyadatpana 17-83
Appendix A peep into the Arts of music and Dance in South East Asian Countries 84-86
Chapter XV Modern Period 87-113
Chapter XVI Development of Indo-Muslim Culture 114-145
Appendix Tradition of Music in Madhyapradesh Raja Man Singh Tomar 146-151
Chapter XVII Malwa and Musical Tradition in Malwa 152-174
Chapter XVIII Music of Ceylon 175-180
Chapter XIX Music of Kashmir 181-208
Chapter XX Music of Bangladesh and Pakistan 209-211
Appendix Forms of Art and Culture 212-214
  Index 215-232
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Item Code: IDF625 Author: SWAMI PRAJNANANANDA Cover: Hardcover Edition: 1998 Publisher: Ramakrishna Vedanta Math Language: English Size: 8.6" X 5.4" Pages: 232 Other Details: weight of book 220 gms
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