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Techniques of Sitar

S. Bandyopadhyaya (Author)

Sitar technique has been identified with melodious sound of infinite beauty and grace. In music there is rhythm and harmony. It has the capacity of fulfilling physical and meta-physical emotions and sacred vibration of heart of all people for eternal bliss.

This sound has been evolved from the murmur of the flowing rivulets, the whistly of the blowing wind, the hiss of the flames, the rumble of the earth and thunder of the heavens as the fundamental of all music melodies.

All musicologists of the past and present will discover in this book only beauty and grandeur of ragas and their implications on musical sounds having a pleasing effect enjoyable to human ears. Thet will be well versed in theory and in practice of ragas. Thus suitable combinations of a raga should be remembered by all students of music on the basis of their own ability.

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About the author

S. Bandyopadhyaya

Shri Shripada Bandyopadhyaya (b. 1911) acquired a deep and sound knowledge of the theory and practice of Hindustani Classical music and in the art of playing Sitar from the unequivocal masters, Pandit Bhatkhande, the late Ustaad Alauddin Khan, the ardent disciple of Ustaad Wazir Khan - the great veenakar and last representative of Sania Gharana. He got the degree of Sangeet and Vadya Vishared, B. Mus.

Shri Bandyopadhyaya is an able member of the Faculty of Music and Fine Arts. University of Delhi and of the famous Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapith, Lucknow.

He has served the faculties of Music of the leading Universities either as a member or as an examiner, or both. He is a noted author of Indian Music through the Ages, Terminology of Musical Terms. etc.

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Bibliographic information

Title Techniques of Sitar
Format Hardcover
Date published: 30.11.2012
Edition 1st. ed.
Publisher B.R. Rhythms
Language: English
isbn 9788188827312
length 418p., 25cm.