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Author: Selina Thielemann
Publisher: Indica Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8186569014
This is the second and more complete book published in English about dhrupad, the oldest genre of North Indian classical vocal music, and the first comprehensive account of dhrupad in the Darbhanga tradition, which has been preserved up to this day by the family of Pt Vidur Mallik.
Contains research papers, interviews, music diagrams and tables, transcriptions of traditional and modern dhrupad compositions, glossary, bibliography, discography and colour photographs. An essential book for anyone interested in dhrupad.