From the Tanjore Court to the Madras Music Academy: A Social History of Music in South India
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From the Tanjore Court to the Madras Music Academy: A Social History of Music in South India

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ISBN-13:
9780198071907
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.05.2011
Seiten:
232
Autor:
Lakshmi Subramanian
Gewicht:
249 g
Format:
213x140x13 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1. MUSIC COMES TO THE CITY; CHAPTER 2. DEFINING THE CLASSICAL: THE NATIONALIST IMPERATIVE; CHAPTER 3. CONSOLIDATING THE CLASSICAL: THE MADRAS MUSIC ACADEMY AND THE POLITICS OF CUSTODIANSHIP; CHAPTER 4. ON THE MARGINS OF THE CLASSICAL: LAW, SOCIAL REFORM, AND THE DEVADASIS IN THE MADRAS PRESIDENCY; CHAPTER 5. CONTESTING THE CLASSICAL: THE TAMIL ISAI IYAKKAM AND THE CONTEST FOR CUSTODIANSHIP; EPILOGUE; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
This book deals with the production of knowledge about music and the related institution-building process in south India. It also examines the role of identity, imagination, nationalism, and patronage in the development of musical tradition in south India.