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  • Genre:MUSIC
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:90
  • eBook ISBN:9781619274952

Raga Sangeet

Understanding Hindustani Classical Vocal Music

by Samarth Nagarkar View author's profile page

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This book conveys some of the most complex concepts of Indian classical music articulately and in a manner that students and connoisseurs alike comfortably relate to.


In an incredible effort, this short book takes one through a musical journey of a lifetime. From mastering a single note to the complexities of raga exposition and emotional expression, from the basic musical perception of time to masterful and intricate rhythmic play, it explores a student’s journey through learning, assimilation and an ultimate alchemic transformation into an artiste. For connoisseurs as well as newly initiated musicians it unravels the deepest mysteries and lays out innermost concepts of the great art form that is Indian classical vocal music for all to appreciate and partake of.

About the author

Samarth Nagarkar is a Hindustani Classical musician with a rare musical pedigree. Playing multiple roles, as a performing solo vocalist, composer, teacher and author, he portrays a unique balance of artistic vision, performing skill and an in-depth knowledge of the theoretical pedagogical and historical aspects of Rāga Sangeet (Indian Classical music).

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