Veena Dhanammal: The Making of a Legend - Pathfinders (Paperback)Lakshmi Subramanian (author)
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This book looks at the life and music of Veena Dhanammal (1866-1938), considered the embodiment of `classicism' in Karnatik music. It locates her art within the cultural, social and intellectual milieu she inhabited, allowing readers to track the changing musical landscape of southern India, as a process of urbanisation - beginning in the late nineteenth century - resulted in Karnatik music's movement from a ritual and courtly location to a modern, secular form of entertainment in the city space.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 181 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 10 mm
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