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Hindustani Music in Colonial Bombay

Summary

This book focuses on Bombay’s role in modernising the world of Hindustani music in the colonial era and in moulding the ethos surrounding this musical tradition. Changing patterns of patronage, performance and pedagogy, are elaborated upon, and adaptive strategies employed by musicians to cope with the new colonial urban environment are examined. The author discusses the interface between Hindustani musicians and theatre and cinema, and the impact of gramophone recordings and broadcasting on Hindustani music, in the context of Bombay.

Based on primary and secondary source material, and oral histories, this book will be of academic interest to scholars working in the fields of colonial history, music history, urban studies, and musicology, and, of course, to all lovers of Indian classical music.

 

 


Author: Aneesh Pradhan
Price: Rs. 750
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: xii, 348, 36 pages of photographs
Publisher: Three Essays Collective
ISBN 13: 9788188789962

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