Loading, please wait...

product description page

Southern Music : The Karnatik Story (Paperback) (T. M. Krishna)

Southern Music : The Karnatik Story (Paperback) (T. M. Krishna) - image 1 of 1
not available
Not in stores

About this item

T.M. Krishna, one of the foremost Karnatik vocalists today, begins his panoramic exploration of that tradition with a fundamental question: what is music? Taking nothing for granted and addressing diverse readers from Karnatik music's rich spectrum and beyond it, Krishna provides a path-breaking overview of south Indian classical music. He advances provocative ideas about various aspects of its practice. Central to his thinking is the concept of 'art music', the ability to achieve abstraction, as the foundational character of Karnatik music. In his explorations, he sights the visible connections and unappreciated intersections between this music form and others - Hindustani music, Bharatanatyam, fusion music and cine music - treading new, often contentious, ground.
Number of Pages: 588
Genre: Art
Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author: T. M. Krishna
Language: English
Street Date: October 4, 2016
TCIN: 51876350
UPC: 9789351777403
Item Number (DPCI): 248-36-1572
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.