treatise on ancient Hindu music

  • 176 Pages
  • 2.32 MB
  • English
South Asia Books , Columbia, Mo
Music -- India -- History and criticism, Hindu
Other titlesAncient Hindu music
StatementArun Bhattacharya
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p., [1] leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14507764M

SANGITA RATNAKARA AN Treatise on ancient Hindu music book TREATISE ON HINDU MUSIC SARGNA DEVA WITH SANGITA SUDHAKARA A COMMENTARY by SINHA BHUPALA SVARADHYAYA, KALIVARA VEDANTAVAGISA,SARADA PRASADA GHOSHA and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get this from a library.

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This is the most exhaustive treatise on Indian music. It was written by Śārṅgadeva () a South Indian whose grandfather was a Kashmirian.

In the seven chapters of the work, he treats of notes, Rāgas, miscellaneous topics, musical compositions, rhythms, musical instruments and. The Natya Shastra (Sanskrit: नाट्य शास्त्र, Nāṭyaśāstra) is an ancient Indian treatise on the performing arts, encompassing theatre, dance and music.

It was written during the period between BCE and CE in classical India and is traditionally attributed to the Sage Bharata. There are quite a few online copies ancient indian music books and commentary on those books. With google's attempt to digitize the entire world of books, a lot of these books are found at also has a good selection of these books.

But how did the Arthaśāstra, an erudite treatise from Indic antiquity, become one of the key books from ancient India to have an important career in modern times. The Arthaśāstra is not just a relic of a remote past; it continues to animate discussions about political life in contemporary India.

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Have purchased many items over the years from you with great expectation and pleasure and received them promptly as advertised. The text is a Sanskrit treatise on Sangita (IAST: Sańgīta), or music-related performance arts tradition. Sangita is stated by the text as a composite performance art consisting of Gita (melodic forms, song), Vadya (instrumental music) and Nrtta (dance, movement).

The 13th-century Sangita Ratnakara classifies Sangita into two kinds: Marga-sangita and Desi-sangita. The Natyasastra is the first major text that deals with music at length.

It is considered the defining treatise of Indian classical music until the 13th century, when the stream bifurcated into Hindustani classical music in North India and Carnatic classical music in South India; the stronghold of the Hindu kingdoms. The Nāṭya Śāstra (नाट्य शास्त्र) is a Sanskrit Hindu text on the performing arts.

The text is attributed to sage Bharata Muni dated 4th Century. The Nāṭya Śāstra is notable as an ancient encyclopedic treatise on the arts, one which has influenced dance, music and. Bharata Muni (भरत मुनि) was an ancient Indian theatrologist and musicologist who wrote the Natya Shastra, a theoretical treatise on ancient Indian dramaturgy and histrionics, especially Sanskrit theatre.

Bharata is considered the father of Indian theatrical art forms. The Vedas are a large body of Hindu texts originating in ancient India, with its Samhita and Brahmanas complete before about BCE. Composed in Vedic Sanskrit hymns, the texts constitute the oldest layer of Sanskrit literature and the oldest scriptures of Hinduism.

Hindus consider the Vedas to be apauruṣeya, which means "not of a man, superhuman" and. According to Pramod Kale, who received a doctorate on the text from the University of Wisconsin, the surviving version of Natya Shastra likely existed by the 8th-century.

The author of the Natya Shastra is unknown, and the Hindu tradition attributes it to the Rishi (sage) Bharata. It may be the work of several authors, but scholars : Bharata Muni. This post was originally published on Public Books. In the intellectual history of modern India, was a turning point.

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A detailed knowledge about classical music preva-lent during Ancient period such as various forms, Ragas, Gitis, Jati Gana, exposition of Tala, instruments and dance is available through this treatise on Indian music. “The Vedanta Treatise presents the ancient philosophy of Vedanta.

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