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NAO539 : Philosophy of Indian Music - Contribution of of The Trinity

IDE142 : The Music of India

IMD23 : Music and Musical Thought in Early India

HAA958 : भारतीय नाट्य परम्परा और अभिनयदर्पण Indian Natya Tradition and the Abhinaya Darpan

NAC374 : Tabla for Advanced Students

NAH794 : Aspects of Indian Music (A Rare Book)

IHJ079 : Handbook of Tanpura (History, Anatomy, Learning, Maintenance)

NAK525 : The Hindu Speaks on Music

NAL508 : Compositions of Tyagaraja (In National and International Scripts Devanagari & Roman with Meaning and S R G M Notation in English)

NAN383 : Drama And Aesthetics

NAL098 : Flowers at His Feet (An Insight into Annamacharya's Compositions)

NAN714 : Behind the Glitz - Exploring an Enigma Called Indian Film Industry

NAN715 : Music and Modernity - North Indian Classical Music in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction

NAL752 : Mrudanga Swabodhini

IDL207 : Theory and Practice of Angikabhinaya (In Bharata Natyam)

NZC828 : कथा कथक की The Story of Kathak

NAN142 : Nayikas in Kshetrayya Padams (An Old Book)

HAA321 : संगीत ताल परिचय Tala Parichay (Set of 2 Volumes) (With Notation)

HAA322 : संगीत रत्नाकर Sangeet Ratnakara (With Notation) - Two Volumes

NAM328 : Aspects of Abhinaya

IDK797 : The Concept and Evolution of Raga (In Hindustani and Karnatic Music)

IDG942 : Listen Janamejaya and Other Plays

NAI088 : Hindusthani Music (An Outline of Its Physics and Aesthetics)

NAN049 : The Principle of Gati and Nadai (Illustration With Concept of Space and Time and Dance Movements)

NAM418 : Karanas Common Dance Codes of India and Indonesia (Set of Three Volumes)

NAM253 : Nrtta Ratnavali of Jaya Senapati

NAM428 : Musical Forms in Sangita Ratnakara

NAM902 : Geeta Dutt The Skylark (A Rare Book)

NAB952 : Kuttampalam and Kutiyattam (A Study of the Traditional Theatre for the Sanskrit Drama of Kerala) An old and Rare Book

NAM702 : Bodhana with Notation (Carnatic Music - An Introduction)

NAH374 : The Theory and Practice of Mridanga

NAM170 : A Text Book of Carnatic Music and Concise Dictionary of Carnatic Music (With Notation)

NAM169 : Dance and Devotion (A Hand Book on Bharatanatyam Dance and Traditional Prayers for Students Pursuing Indian Classical Dance)

NAM601 : History of South Indian (Carnatic) Music From Vedic Times to the Present (An Old and Rare Book)

NAM113 : An Introduction to Music and Musicology

NAG317 : Collected Writings on Indian Music (Set of 3 Volumes)

NAL510 : Compositions of Muddusvami Dikshitar (In National and International Scripts Devanagari & Roman with Meaning and S R G M Notation in English)

NAL628 : Fragrance of Padams - Pada Parimalam (With CD Inside)

IDI961 : Panchatantra The Musical

NAG666 : The Science of Indian Music - A Rare Book

IDE664 : Indian Classical Dances

NAF515 : Folkways in Rajasthan (A Rare Book)

NAG874 : The Dictionary of Hindustani Classical Music

NAL917 : Gateway to Koochipoodi

NAL096 : Mrdangam The King of Percussions (With Notation)

NAL637 : Saptaswara's Classical Gems (With Notation)

NAL726 : Treasure of Indian Music

IDG132 : MRIDULA SARABHAI Rebel with a Cause

NAL219 : Abhinaya Darpanam (An Illustrated Translation)

NAH199 : The Music of India History and Development (Set of 2 Volumes) (A Rare Book)

NZF802 : संगीत की अनुसंधान प्रक्रिया Research Process of Music

IDK371 : Tolpava Koothu {Shadow Puppets of Kerala}

IDK672 : Swinging Syllables Aesthetics of Kathak Dance

IDH472 : A Dictionary of Bharata Natya

IDF849 : Philosophy Of Music

NZC775 : सत्यजीत राय का सिनेमा The Cinema of Satyajit Ray

IHL076 : The Devadasi and The Saint (The Life times of Bangalore Nagarathnamna)

NZF799 : त्यागराज कृति संग्रह Kritis of Tyagaraja (With Notations)(An old book)

NZG111 : अमिताभ आख्यान Autobiography of Amitabh

NZF744 : कथक प्रसंग विशेषज्ञों द्वारा विचार और विश्लेषण Essays on Kathak by Specialists

NZD666 : जीवन का रंगमंच The Stage of Life - Autobiography of Amrish Puri

NZE091 : ११ दिनों में कैसियो बजाना सीखें Learn Keyboard in 11 Days (With Notation)

NAI139 : Hits of Lata Mangeshkar (With Transliteration)

NAH520 : Modern Indian Theatre (A Reader)

NZA473 : फिल्मी ग़ज़ल Filmi Gazal- With Notations (Set of 2 Volumes)

NAG979 : Putul Yatra (An Exhibition of Indian Puppets)

IDE353 : Rukmini Devi Arundale (1904 - 1986) A Visionary Architect of Indian Culture and the Performing Arts

NAG873 : Compositions for Bharatanatyam A Soulful Worship of the Divine

NZD010 : उत्तरांचल के लोकगाथा गीत Folk Songs of Uttarakhand Folk Songs

NZB792 : नाट्यशास्त्र का वैदिक आधार Vedic Foundation of Natyasastra

NZB700 : हिन्दुस्तानी संगीत में होली गान (उद्गम, विकास - परम्परा और वर्तमान स्वरुप) - Holi Songs in Indian Music (With Notations)

HAA313 : धुनों की यात्रा Journey of Tunes - Music Directors of Hindi Cinema

IDG150 : The Cinema of SATYAJIT RAY

IHJ065 : Islamicate Cultures of Bombay Cinema

IDE305 : The Language of Music

IDF965 : An Unheard Melody Annapurna Devi

NAF057 : Bells of Change (Kathak Dance, Women and Modernity in India)

NAF114 : Nuances of Hindustani Classical Music (Raags, Taals, Moods, Rasas, Genres and Gharanas) (With C.D)

IDF010 : ...and PRAN A Biography

NAC820 : The History of Indian Film Music

NAE635 : Ravana Chhaya (Shadow Theatre of Orissa)

IAB44 : Acoustical Perspective on Raga Rasa Theory

IDJ967 : Kathak Indian Classical Dance Art (Rare Book)

NAC367 : Sangeet Natak Journal Special Issue on Alain Danielou

IDK587 : Aspects of Indian Music

NAE578 : Compositions of Swami Dayananda Saraswati (With CD)

NAE460 : Selected Songs By Mohammad Rafi (Most Popular And Evergreen Melodious Songs)

NAE304 : Mahanayak Revisited The World of Uttam Kumar

IDL144 : Bollywood Posters

IDK480 : Madame Menaka

IDK275 : Our Films Their Films

IHF072 : Bharatanatyam A Reader

NAD389 : Musical Compositions of Sri Sadasiva Brahmendra Saraswathi

IDK986 : Kathak (Shovana Narayan)

NAB861 : The Rags of North Indian Music Their Structure and Evolution With CD

IDI770 : Folk Dance Tribal, Ritual and Martial Forms

IDI883 : A Glance Play on Tabla (For Beginners to Advanced Players)

NAD016 : Lata Mangeshkar A Quick Biography of a Great Woman Who Inspired Millions

IHJ060 : Shah Rukh Can by Mushtaq Shiekh- The Life and Times of Shah Rukh Khan

IDK047 : Sonic Theology (Hinduism and Sacred Sound) (Rare Book)

IDE825 : M.G. Ramachandran Jewel of the Masses (Charitavali Series)

IDE824 : Sivaji Ganeshan The Making of a Legend (Charitavali Series)

IDL010 : The Art of The Indian Tabla

IDI746 : Shruti Listening to Hindustani Classical Music

NAC077 : Dattilam

IDE829 : Suchitra Sen A Legend in her Lifetime (Charitavali Series)

IHL580 : Best Old Songs with Notations and Chords

IDK285 : Bonding A Memoir by Vyjayantimala Bali

IDE835 : Madhubala Masti and Magic (Charitavali Series)

IDH243 : Theory 0f Indian Ragas

IHL327 : Close - Up Memoirs of a Life on Stage and Screen

IDE781 : Indian Aesthetics and Musicology (The Art and Science of Indian Music)

IDE309 : Dancing in the Family An Unconventional Memoir of three Women

IDE828 : Satyajit Ray Creating Classics (Charitavali Series)

IDE866 : Ten Days in Calcutta A Portrait of Mrinal Sen (A Film By Reinhard Hauff)

IDE878 : The Madras Quartet Women in Karnatak Music

IHK014 : The Life and Times of Nargis

IDF282 : Rag Asawari

IHJ082 : Mohiniattam (The Lyrical Dance of Kerala)

IHG063 : Rukmini Devi (A Life By Leela Samson)

IHG051 : A.R. Rahman The Musical Storm

IHG044 : Love and Longing in Hindi Cinema

IDE877 : Mehmood A Man of Many Moods

IDL119 : Music and Musical Instruments of India (In Color)

IDF153 : The Art of Cinema An Insider's Journey Through Fifty Years of Film History

IDK224 : Classical Indian Dance in Literature and The Arts

IDD859 : Companion to North Indian Classical Music

IDC344 : Mumbai Masti

IDI032 : The Immortal Dialogue of K. Asif's Mughal-E- Azam ( (Urdu Text, Roman Transliteration and Hindi and English Translation))

IDF210 : Theatres of Independence Drama, Theory, and Urban Performance in India since 1947

IDG322 : An Introduction to Indian Music

IDD612 : Euphony (Indian Classical Music)

IDD297 : Hindustani Music

IDI741 : The Great Masters Profiles In Hindustani Classical Vocal Music

IDK410 : Ustad Faiyaaz Khan

IDK501 : Who's who of Indian Musicians

IMD13 : A Historical Study of Indian Music


IDK283 : Meandering Pastures of Memories

IDC361 : Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer (Life and Music)

IDK097 : NAD (Understanding Raga Music)

IDE564 : Journey With A Hundred Strings My Life in Music

IDK709 : Eminent Indians Dancers

IDD965 : A Guide to Kathakali

IDE673 : My Body, My Wisdom A Handbook of creative dance therapy

IDK332 : The Cinemas of India (1896-2000)

IDK396 : Icons from Bollywood

IDK229 : Classical Dance

IDK244 : Sarngadeva and His Sangita-ratnakara (Proceedings of the Seminar Varanasi, 1994)

IDF855 : Form in Indian Music A Study in Gharanas

IDK138 : Performing Pasts Reinventing the Arts in Modern South India

IDI957 : Eminent Indians Dancers

IDI866 : Indian Music An Introduction

IDG486 : Great Masters of Indian Cinema The Dadasaheb Phalke Award Winners

IDH448 : Cinema Images and Issues

IDG339 : All India Directory of Music and Fine Arts Institutes and Courses

IDD798 : Archaeology of Indian Musical Instruments

IDE832 : Ideology of the Hindi Film A Historical Construction


IDF966 : Bapi the Love of My Life

IDF562 : An Actress in Her Time

IDF560 : Govind Nihalani A Celluloid Chapter Documentation

IDF567 : Musical Instruments of India History and Development

IDF568 : NATRAJ Indian Dances Through the Ages

IDF439 : Song Sung True A Memoir

IDF316 : The Music of India History and Development Volume I

IDF315 : The Music of India History and Development Volume II

IDF283 : Learn to Play on Flute

IDF144 : The Kapoors The First Family of Indian Cinema

IDE998 : Life and Films of Dilip Kumar

IDE841 : Kishore Kumar Method in Madness

IDE869 : Actors, Pilgrims, Kings and Gods The Ramlila of Ramnagar

IDE864 : CINEMA Quiz Book

IDE853 : AGANTUK Satyajit Ray - The Stranger

IDE845 : Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge The Making of a Blockbuster

IDE846 : Rows and Rows of Fences Ritwik Ghatak on Cinema

IDE840 : Dilip Kumar The Last Emperor (Charitavali Series)

IDE733 : Solo Tabla Drumming Of North India Its Repertoire, Styles, and Performance Practices (2 Volume Set with 2 Audio Cassettes)

IDE485 : A Comparative Study of Selected Hindustani Raga-s Based on Contemporary Practice.

IMD38 : The Story of Indian Music and its Instruments A Study of the Present and A Record of the Past

IMD12 : Hindustani Raga-s Index

IDD861 : Philosophy of Music


IMD39 : TANDAVA LAKSANAM or the Fundamentals of Ancient Hindu Dancing




NAB017 : Indian Classical Dance

IDD508 : FROM SACRED SERVANT TO PROFANE PROSTITUTE (A History of the Changing Legal Status of the Devadasis in India, 1857-1947)

IDD510 : The Music and Musical Instruments of Southern India and the Deccan

NAB319 : Drama and Ritual of Early Hinduism

IMD06 : A Comparative Study of Selected Hindustani Ragas Based on contemporary practice

IMD03 : Bharatakosa A dictionary of techincal terms with definitions collected from the works on music, dramaturgy by Bharata and others in Sanskrit

IMD04 : Classical Dances and Costumes of India

IMD07 : Concept of Ancient Indian Theatre

IMD11 : Hazarat Inayat Khan A Biography

IMD16 : Introduction to the Study of Musical Scales

IMD17 : Kathakali The Dance Drama of Malabar

IMD19 : Man-and-Music in India

IMD22 : Music Its Form, Function and Value

IMD31 : Priyadarsika A Sanskrit Drama with an intro. And notes together with text in transliteration

IMD14 : The Indian Theatre