ISBN: 9788177421033, 8177421034
The book begins with the sunyata of Bamiyan, discusses its international nexus, the tragic history of its destruction where Hazara tribals once lit an occasional lamp to the glory of their ancestors, its influence on the Buddhist sculptural tradition, the failure of all efforts to prevent iconoclasm, or the positive comment of an Afghan: interest in Afghanistan's past gives hope for Afghanistan...
ISBN: 9781905422074, 1905422075
Based on extensive statistical and cultural data, it provides an ethnographic survey of muscial tradition organized on the basis of specific communities of music specialists, their patrons and the music they produce.
xiv,210p., (47)pls.(8 col.), bibl., ind., 22cm.
ISBN: 9788189738495, 8189738496
The book presents the history of western classical music through the unusual stories of the many lives that shaped it.
Reprint of 1995: vii,288p., (5)b&w pls., several tables & figs., 22cm.
ISBN: 9788130901725, 8130901722
Biography of Begum Akhtar, 1914-1974, a legend in her lifetime and a pioneer in the field of Indian light classical music, thumri and ghazal gayaki.
Booth, Gregory D.
ISBN: 9780198060475, 0198060475
A compelling account of the Bollywood film music industry from the perspective of the musicians who both experienced and shaped its history.
ISBN: 9789386062390, 9386062399
ISBN: 9781905422487, 1905422482
The first critical study of Kathak dance within the discourses of the modern and the global, tracing the arc of two centuries of Kathak: the colonial nautch dance, classical Kathak under nationalism and postcolonialism and `innovation' and `new directions' under transnationalism and globalization.
Bengal Foundation, a private trust, began its journey in the late eighties. Foundation has been abetted by an enlightened body of creative thinkers, and its work encompasses different forms of the arts, crafts and letters. Music, literature and painting, however, remain its central concerns. A series of initiatives centering on the visual arts, music, literature and theatre form the backbone of...
ISBN: 9789350298619, 9350298619
ISBN: 9789352645695, 9352645693
This book is about the largest and most intriguing popular cinema which comes from South India. This anthology is an attempt to do justice to the bewildering variety there is in the body as a whole and addresses this diversity in the only way deemed possible, which is to open out the study to different approaches, at the same time to get a comprehensive look at South Indian cinemas as never bef...
Singh, Lada Guruden
ISBN: 9788172763695, 8172763697
Put into place through scores of interviews with country's top musicians, dancers and critics. The book captures Sabbudu's rise as a critic incisively by juxtaposing it with the way Indian performing arts have shaped up post-Independence.
Sahai, Geeta et al.
Beyond national frames: South Asian pasts and the world, ed. by Rila Mukheree
Dhananjayan, VP (b.1939)
ISBN: 9788188827084, 8188827088
Burridge, Stephanie et al. (ed.)
ISBN: 9780415564458, 041556445X
This volume documents and celebrates the resurgence of dance in Cambodia after the fall of the Khmer Rouge.
ISBN: 9780198069263, 019806926X
Combining essays and interviews, this volume analyses the many meanings of 'Bollywood' by looking at cinema in Bombay (now Mumbai) in the 1920s, the transition to sound, horror films, film songs,and much more.
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