The Dictionary of Hindustani Classical Music

The Dictionary of Hindustani Classical Music

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Author: Bimalakanta Roychaudhuri
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass
Year: 2013
Language: English
Pages: 193
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788120817081


Deals with the musical terms as found in the old sastras and also in common use.

The author has explained these terms in simple language with reference to their history of origin. Description of seventy-eight different Talas are also there. An essential aid to research-scholars and students of music.

The Bengali version of the book Bharatiya Sangeetkosh earned for him Sangeet Natak Akademi award as the best book on music.


A monumental work. I am yet to see a better, more informative book on Indian music. - Pandit Ravisankar, in his book Rag Anurag