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Vocal - A Guide to Indian Music

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Item Code: NAJ121
Author: Km. N. Lalita
Publisher: Sangeet Karyalaya Hathras
Language: English
Edition: 1998
ISBN: 8185057451
Pages: 98 (20 Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.5 inch X 5.5 inch
Weight 110 gm
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Many eminent scholars and musicologists have rendered their services to the field of music in the form of books. My efforts on this specialised subject and art form is very humble, perhaps a small drop in the ocean of valuable scholarly books.

My aim in writing this book is to develop a better understanding for learning and appreciating Indian Music. The basic information required for this purpose is comprises in this book.

I would specially like to thank my student Miss Tanushree Sengupta for assisting me.

I am greatful to Dr. Laxmi Narayan Garg the chief editor of music journal Sangeet and a scholar for encouraging me to write this book.


Chapter IOrigin and development of musical sounds9
Chapter IIA Short History of Indian Music11
Chapter IIIDefinitions of Musical terms25
Chapter IVComposition Styles43
Chapter VGharaanaas (Schools)49
Chapter VIMusical Instruments used as accompaniment in classical vocal music55
Chapter VIIVoice training and culture61
Chapter VIIINotation system and compositions69
Chapter IXAim and Essence of Indian Music84

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