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Nyasa in Raga: The Pleasent Pause in Hindustani Music Ananya Kumar Dey

Nyasa in Raga: The Pleasent Pause in Hindustani Music

Ananya Kumar Dey

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ISBN : 9788184570281
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Book Summary of Nyasa In Raga: The Pleasant Pause In Hindustani Music The book, titled Nyasa in Raga: The Pleasant Pause in Hindustani Music deals with the concept of nyasa, a very important aspect in the performance of a Hindustani raga. The book... MoreBook Summary of Nyasa In Raga: The Pleasant Pause In Hindustani Music The book, titled Nyasa in Raga: The Pleasant Pause in Hindustani Music deals with the concept of nyasa, a very important aspect in the performance of a Hindustani raga. The book takes a wholistic approach while dealing with the subject of nyasa. It covers the views of the ancient medieval and modern authors regarding nyasa. It also gives a comprehensive definition of nyasa and then proceeds to explain various aspects of nyasa vis-a-vis the Hindustani raga. The book is replete with suitable examples wherever necessary to enable the reader to fully understand the fines details about the concept of nyasa. It also has several examples of how nyasa is important during the performance of a araga, as also hwo nyasa svaras (nots) are instrumental in differentiating allied ragas. About Author : Dr. Ananya Kumar Dey holds the rare distinction of having an outstanding academic records as well as being an excellent performing artiste.He was the toppers in the University of Delhi as a student of Music in B.A. (hons.), M.A. and M.Phil. He has received several awards for his academic excellence,prime amongst them being the Tushar Pandit Memorial Gold Medal, Smt.V. Vani Bai Ram Memorial Medal and Kumari Bina Sharma Memorial Prize in 1999 from the then Chief Justice of India -Justice A.S. Anand. He was also awarded the certificate for Upcoming Artistes in 1997, from the then President of India-Dr.S.D.Sharma. Contents : Foreword Preface Transliteration Code List of abbreviations Introduction The Music System of Ancient India Nyasa According to the Ancient Authors Nyasa According to the Medieval Authors Nyasa According to the Modern Authors and Its Present Form The Relationship of Nyasa with Vadi, Samvadi, Anuvadi and Bahutva The Role of Nya