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  •   Arati Rao
  •   Girija Easwaran
  •   Harold S. Powers
  •   Hema Ramanathan
  •   Hemalatha R
  •   Jayalakshmi R S
  •   Krishna T M
  •   Latha R
  •   Leelavathy G
  •   Madhumohan, Komaragiri
  •   Margaret Bastin
  •   Nandhini M
  •   Nandini Sharma Anand
  •   Narayanaswami, P. P.
  •   Premalatha V
  •   Priyashri V Rao
  •   Ramanathan N
  •   Richard Widdess
  •   Ritha Rajan
  •   Rowell, Lewis E
  •   Sathyanarayana R
  •   Scanner
  •   Seetha S
  •   Shekar Raghavan
  •   Shyamala Kannan Nair
  •   Subramanian M
  •   Subroto Roy
  •   Suguna Varadachari
  •   Veerapandian S.A.
  •   Vidya Jayaraman
  •   Vijayakumar , Alathoor
  •   Vijayalakshmi N
  •   Yasuhiro Okazaki
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    15-May-2017

    We wish to inform the new visitors to this site that the facility for signing up for the Newsletter has been shifted to - musicresearchlibrary.net . The following link can also be used.

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    This Website ‘www.musicresearch.in’ is devoted to the area of Research in Music. The pdf copies of rare books and manuscripts  are being gradually moved to the sister website - musicresearchlibrary.net.

    Scholars interested in obtaining Word format of articles may contact the respective contributors.

    Since the last update reported on 15-October-2016, following articles have been added. 

    Ramanathan N

    Dēśī Rāga-s in Saṅgītaratnākara - Lakṣya-lakṣaṇa-virōdha in Vādanakrama

    While describing the method of playing Ālāpa on the Kinnarī Vīṇā, Śārṅgadēva points out that the 'graha-svara' in practice is inconsistent with that prescribed in theory. Resolving of this seeming inconsistency by the author is discussed in this paper.

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=272&artname=article_272.zip

    Ramanathan N

    Saṅgītaratnākara of Śārṅgadēva: An Introduction

    A summary of the contents of Saṅgītaratnākara along with a mention of the earlier texts that served as sources to it and of the later works that drew upon it.

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=7&artname=article_7.zip

    Ramanathan N

    Concept of Mēla

     

    The paper is an attempt to understand the notion of 'Mēla' as it was originally conceived for classifying Rāga-s and sees how the need a for a 'Mēlakartā' and later a 'Janakarāga', arose and finally how all the three merged into one.

     

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=274&artname=article_274.zip

     

    Ramanathan N

    South Indian Classical Music Before the 19th Century: Pre-Karṇāṭakan South Indian art music and other musical systems of India

    The paper tries to examine the musical systems that existed in the periods earlier to the surfacing of the Karṇāṭaka musical style and attempts to trace connections if any.

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=275&artname=article_275.zip

    Ramanathan N

    Saṅgīta in Saṅgītaratnākara and Karṇāṭaka-saṅgīta

    The paper examines the meaning of the word 'Saṅgīta' as it figures in the two contexts, the text Saṅgītaratnākara and the musical genre Karṇāṭaka Saṅgīta.

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=276&artname=article_276.zip

    Ramanathan N

    Acoustical Observations in the Musical Treatises of the Saṃskṛta Tradition

    The paper attempts to look for observations on musical sound in the Saṃskṛta texts, in the manner seen in the works on Western Acoustics.

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=277&artname=article_277.zip

    Harold S Powers,

    Premlata Sharma – Scholar,Teacher, Colleague, Friend

    A tribute to Dr. Premalata Sharma by Late Dr. Harold Powers, recounting the long academic association they had.

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=278&artname=article_278.zip

    Ramanathan N

    Premlata Sharma: The Scholar-Musician

    This article is a brief documentation of the academic contributions of Professor Premalata Sharma.

    http://www.musicresearch.in/download.php?id=279&artname=article_279.zip





     

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