Author: Indurama SrivastavaTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Nelly van Ree BernardPublisher: Munshiram ManoharlalYear: 2008Language: EnglishPages: 230ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788121511759
This book is a step-by-step practical guide to North Indian music. With the help of this book, the reader can understand the basic aspects of North Indian music and learn to appreciate it better. It describes the ten basic rags of North Indian classical music. It also gives instructions on how to sing and how to play the musical instruments. This book describes the tonal patterns and the tonal embellishments. By following the practical exercises given in this book, you can train your voice, sing notes correctly, develop your own ability to improvise, and make your own tonal patterns. This book is your guide to creating and singing you own rag.
FiguresPrefaceAcknowledgmentsA note on Transliteration and PronunciationCHAPTER-1Introduction: The BackgroundCHAPTER-2Preparation: Basic Requirements and TechniquesCHAPTER-3The Performance Delineation of the Ten Basic ragsAppendix: Transcriptions of the Ten Basic rags in staff NotationBibliographyIndex