Author: Hema Hirlekar
Publisher: Unicorn Books/Pustak Mahal
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788178062068
Nuances of Hindustani Classical Music, is a book for people interested in Hindustani Classical music, people who like to listen to such music and would be glad for some information about it, people who are looking for an easy-read book explaining this music, people who feel that a little more knowledge about this music is required to enjoy it fully and for people who do not really want to know the theoretical or technical details but would be glad for a friendly book to understand the nuances of Hindustani Classical Music.
The book shall be of immense benefit to those who want to take the first step in making Hindustani classical music an inalienable part of their lives. Nuances of Hindustani Classical Music is organised for extremely easy understanding of the terms, the music, the genres, the gharanas, and the concerts. The details are interesting, the anecdotes adding the human touch. A CD illustrating the finer points of the music accompanies the book.
Smt. Hirlekar wishes to be a guide on the eternal journey towards the understanding and enjoyment of music.
= Pt. Vikas Kashalkar, renowned vocalist of the Gwalior gharana.
This book is not just for the uninitiated music lovers but can be a great reference book even for the knowledgeable.
= Pt. Keshav Ginde, well-known Indian classical flautist and inventor of the Keshav Venu, the only flute in the world that can produce 3.5 octaves
Of immense benefit to those who want to take the first step in making Hindustani classical music an inalienable part of their lives.
= Prof. Anjali Mittal, Head, Dept. of Music & Dean, Faculty of music & Fine Arts, University of Delhi.
Raag Vistaar the Concept of Raag
Rasa Aavishkar Raag Aesthetics
The Unfolding of a Raag
Genres of Hindustani Art Music
Light Classical Music
Instrumental Art Music
How to Enjoy Classical Music?