Hindu Music from Various Authors Sourindro Mohum Tagore

ISBN: 9781108064002

Published: June 27th 2013

Paperback

348 pages


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Hindu Music from Various Authors  by  Sourindro Mohum Tagore

Hindu Music from Various Authors by Sourindro Mohum Tagore
June 27th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 348 pages | ISBN: 9781108064002 | 8.18 Mb

Sourindro Mohan Tagore (1840 1914), musicologist, educationist and patron of Indian music, was a member of a highly influential family in nineteenth-century Calcutta that was renowned for its support of the arts. His work to generate understanding inMoreSourindro Mohan Tagore (1840 1914), musicologist, educationist and patron of Indian music, was a member of a highly influential family in nineteenth-century Calcutta that was renowned for its support of the arts.

His work to generate understanding in the West of musics role in Indian culture and heritage was recognised worldwide and he is remembered today through his extensive writings, donations of musical instruments to leading institutions, and the Royal College of Musics prestigious Tagore gold medal. His valuable compilation of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century English writings on Indian music by learned Europeans was first printed for private circulation in 1875.

It includes a catalogue of Indian musical instruments, illustrated notes by the orientalist William Ouseley (1767 1842), and a pioneering essay by Sir William Jones (1746 94), the Enlightenment polymath whose collected works are also reissued in this series.



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