The rāgs of North Indian music their structure and evolution by Nazir Ali Jairazbhoy

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Bibliography: p. 211-212.

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Statementby N. A. Jairazbhoy.
LC ClassificationsML338 .J26
The Physical Object
Pagination3-222 p., plate;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5737088M
ISBN 100571083153
LC Control Number70594304

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These are related to a well-documented survey of the evolutionary processes that hae shaped the rags of today. In this new edition, an "Introduction to Technical Terms" has been added for the benefit of those not so familiar with a theorietical approach to North Indian by: 4.

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The important features are considered in detail – the structure of melody, the effect of the drone, ornamentation and intonation, the function of accidentals and so on. Foreword The raga-s of which notations appear in this book conform to the Benares Musical Tradition.

They have been noted as played on the North Indian Vina by the late Shivendranath Basu of Benares and with his kind help and advice. They often differ slightly from those noted by Bhatkhande and other modern compilers who belong to other schools (gharana-s).

pages illustrations, plates, music 26 cm + audio disc (45 rpm, 7 in.) in pocket Contents: An outline of present-day North Indian classical music -- Basic elements of theory -- Ṭhāṭ -- The effect of drones -- Evolution of the circle of ṭhāṭs -- Alternative notes -- Transilient scales -.

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The goal of the raga is to create a .

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