Digital Rare Book:
The Music of India
By Herbert Arthur Popley
Published by Association Press, Calcutta - 1921
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Thanks for sharing this precious book!
Very curious: (page 86-87, ie., 107/210 in the viewer)
"Among the musical compositions the simplest is the alapana" .... "(alapana in the south)..it does not form such an important part of the performance, not does it divide itself into these parts. It is simply an introduction."
a south indian veena generally carved from the wood of the jackfruit tree...
Shirish Krishna :)
Nice. veene sheshanna was one of karnataka.s great musician and composer too! Yet very few know him. Good good