Overview for Ragas in Indian Music: A Complete Reference Source For Carnatic Ragas, Hindustani Ragas, Western Scales, Kathakali Ragas, and Tamil Panns
Ragas in Indian Music is an exhaustive reference guide for Ragas in Indian Music. Comprehensive information and equivalent of about 1200 Ragas covering various Carnatic Ragas, Hindustani Ragas, Tamil Panns, Western Scales are included in this book. Information on Melakartha Parentage, its Svara notation, Equivalent Western scale, Staff notation, The Tamil Pann relationship, Hindustani raga equivalent are some of the important information provided for each raga. Each Raga is graphically presented with synonyms, Carnatic letter notation, staff notation, ABC letter notation, Semitone intervals, Sruthi bhedam, Swarasthanas, Varjya Swaras, Raga types, Scale types, Piano rolls and much more. An exhaustive master index on ragas, index based on different classifications based on Sampoorna and Asampoorna Mela, Hindustani, Carnatic, Tamil Panns, Kathakali ragas, Western scales etc. makes the book a very essential tool for understanding the raga concept as prevalent today. The objective of this book is to present a good and quick reference guide for Ragas, simple and easy access to raga information and provide all information on different format in a single page.