Time in Indian Music

Time in Indian Music

Rhythm, Metre, and Form in North Indian Rāg Performance

Book - 2000
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Oxford University Press
Time in Indian Music is the first major study of rhythm, metre, and form in North Indian rag, or classical, music. It presents a theoretical model for the organization of time in this repertory, elucidated and illustrated with reference to many musical examples drawn from authentic recorded performances. Written in a clear and intelligible style, it will appeal to anyone interested in Indian aesthetic forms and the study of musical time. The book includes a free CD of authentic recorded performances closely referred to in the text.

Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
ISBN: 9780198166863
Characteristics: xx, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)

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