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Bibliography of books on Indian Carnatic and
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Books on Indian Music (carnatic & hindustani) - A Bibliography

  • Bhagyalekshmy, S.
    Carnatic music compositions : an index
    compiled by S. Bhagyalekshmy.
    Trivandrum : CBH Publications, c1994.

  • Bhagyalekshmy, S.
    Ragas in Carnatic music
    Trivandrum, S. India : CBH Publications ; 1990
    Madras : Available at Karnatic Music Book Centre

  • Bhagyalekshmy, S. (Ed.)
    Golden treasury of Swathi Tirunal kritis
    Trivandrum, S. India : C.B.H. Publications, c1992.

  • Bhagyalekshmy, S. & M.N. Moorthy. (Ed.)
    Golden treasury of compositions of Saint Tyagaraja
    Trivandrum, S. India : CBH Publications, c1993.

  • Carnatic music composers : a collection of biographical essays
    edited by B. Dayananda Rao
    Hyderabad, [India] : Triveni Foundation, 1994.

  • Kopalakrusna Aiyar, P. V. /P.V. Gopalakrishnan.
    An index to compositions in Carnatic music
    Cennai : Kitancali Art Printars, 1980.

  • Kuppuswami, T. V.
    Carnatic music and the Tamils
    Delhi : Kalinga Publications, 1992.

  • Leela, S. V., 1934-
    Veena, self-taught : an introduction to Carnatic music
    [Madras : V.P.S. Printers], 1976
    New Delhi : D.K. Publishers Distributors, 1976.

  • Panchapakesa Iyer, A. S.
    Karnataka sangeeta sastra : theory of Carnatic music
    by A.S. Panchapakesa Iyer ; translated into English by T.T. Vijayaraghavan.
    Madras : Ganamrutha Prachuram, 1989.

  • Rajagopalan, T. S.
    Easy ways to enjoy Carnatic music
    Madras : Abirami Prints, [1989].

  • Ramachandran, K.
    Mathematical basic of the thala system, Carnatic music.
    [1st ed. Madras, 1962].

  • Rangaramanuja Iyengar, R.
    History of South Indian (Carnatic) music, from Vedic times to the present
    Bombay : Wilco Pub. House 1972.
    [ copies can be had from Mrs. Padma Varadan, Bombay]
    Updated 2nd ed. Bombay : Vipanc[h]i Cultural Trust, 1993.

  • Rangaramanuja Iyengar, R.
    Musings of a musician : recent trends in Carnatic music
    Bombay : Wilco Pub. House
    copies can be had from Padma Varadan, [pref. 1977].

  • Rangaramanuja Iyengar, R.
    Sri kiruti mani malai
    piracura aciriyar Ar. Rankaramanuja Ayyankar.
    Mataras : Saparmati, 1953-1967.

  • Vidya Shankar.
    The art and science of Carnatic music
    1st ed. Madras : Music Academy Madras, 1983.

  • Vidya Shankar.
    Shyama Sastry
    New Delhi, National Book Trust, India, 1970
    [chief stockists in India: India Book House, Bombay

  • Vidya Shankar.
    Subbaraya Sastry's and Annaswamy Sastry's compositions :
    text, translation, transliteration, and notation with gamaka-signs
    1st ed. Madras, India : Parampara, 1995.

  • Shenai, V. A.
    Purandara Dasa : the father of Karnatak music
    illustrations, M.N. Nangare.
    Bombay : H.G. Mirchandani; distributed by India Book House, 1977.

  • Gautam, M. R. (Madura Ramaswami), 1924-
    Evolution of raga and tala in Indian music
    New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1989. (reprinted 1993)

  • Gautam, M. R. (Madura Ramaswami), 1924-
    The musical heritage of India
    New Delhi : Abhinav Publications, 1980.
    New Jersey : Humanities Press, 1980.

  • Prajnanananda, Swami.
    A history of Indian music
    Calcutta, Ramakrishna Vedanta Math [1963-

  • Prajnanananda, Swami.
    Music : its form, function and value
    New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal, c1979.

  • Prajnanananda, Swami, 1907-
    A historical study of Indian music
    Calcutta, Anandadhara Prakashan [1965].
    2nd rev. and enl. ed. New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal, 1981.

  • Prajnanananda, Swami, 1907-
    Music of the nations; a comparative study
    [New Delhi] Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers [1973].

  • Prajnanananda, Swami, 1907-
    The historical development of Indian music; a critical study.
    2nd ed. Calcutta, Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay, 1973.

  • Prajnanananda, Swami, 1907-
    Cultural heritage of Indian fine arts : a comparative study of
    music, sculpture, painting, and architecture : a new approach
    1st ed. Calcutta, India : Nababharat Publishers, 1985.

  • Prajnanananda, Swami, 1907-
    The form and function of music in ancient India : a historical study
    Calcutta, India : Ramakrishna Vedanta Math, 1989-

  • Chitravina N. Ravikiran
    Appreciating Carnatic Music
    Ganesh & Co, Madras (India), 1997

  • Kumar, Kanthimathi.
    Classical music of South India, Karnatic tradition in western notation
    [by] Kanthimathi Kumar [and] Jean Stackhouse
    New York, Pendragon Press [1987].
    Series title: Monographs in musicology ; no. 5.

  • Sorrell, Neil.
    Indian music in performance : a practical introduction
    Neil Sorrell and Ram Narayan
    with a cassette recording by Ram Narayan ; foreword by Yehudi Menuhin.
    New York : New York University Press, 1980.
    Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1980.

  • Sakuntala Narasimhan, 1940-
    Invitation to Indian music
    New Delhi : Arnold-Heinemann, 1985.

  • Viswanathan, Tanjore, 1926-
    Raga alapana in south Indian music
    Dissertation by T. Viswanathan.
    Middletown, Conn. : T. Viswanathan, 1975.
  • P. Sambamoorthy.
    Catalogue of musical instruments exhibited in the Government Museum,
    Madras, [3d] rev. ed. Madras, Controller of Stationery and Printing, 1962.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Aids to the teaching of music , 2nd ed.
    Madras : Indian Music Pub. House
    Available from, Karnatic Music Book Centre, 1984.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    A dictionary of South Indian music and musicians, [1st ed.].
    Madras, Indian Pub. House, 1952-
    [2nd ed.]. Madras : Indian Pub. House, 1984.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Elements of Western music for students of Indian music
    Madras : Indian Music Pub. House, [1961?].

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    The flute , 3d ed., rev. and enl.
    Madras, Indian Music Pub. House, 1967.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Golden treasury of Indian songs for beginners;
    comprising the three parts of the Indian song series.
    Music Score
    Madras, Indian Music Pub. House [1928?].

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Great composers. 2 ed.,.
    Madras, Indian Music Pub. House [1962-].
    4th ed. Madras : Indian Music Pub. House, 1985-

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Great musicians : giving biographical sketches and
    critical estimates of 15 of the musical luminaries of the post-Tyagaraja period
    2nd ed. Madras : Indian Music Pub. House
    Available from Karnatic Music Book Centre, 1985.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    History of Indian music. [1st ed.].
    Madras, Indian Music Pub. House, 1960., 2nd ed 1982
    copies can be had from Karnatic Music Book Centre
    Columbia, Mo. : South Asia Books, distributor, 1982.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Karnataka sankita pustakam , 5th ed., rev. and enl.
    Madras : Indian Music Pub. House, <1948->.
    Series title: SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 41626.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Laya vadyas : time-keeping instruments
    New Delhi : All India Handicrafts Board, 1959.
    Series title: Sangita Vadyalaya series ; vol. 2.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    South Indian Music - Book 1 through Book 6, 7th edition (1968)
    Madras: The Indian Music Publishing House.
    ( Book 1 - Intro, Musicography, Vocalises
    Book 2 - Raga, Tala, 35 Alankaras, Gitas
    Book 1 & 2 deal with the theoretical stuff of svara (sruti etc.), raga, tala, gitams (with examples), the technical terminology involved etc.)
  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    South Indian music series, 6th ed., rev. & enl.
    Madras : Indian Music Pub. House, 1958-1969.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Sruti vadyas, drones.
    New Delhi, All India Handicrafts Board [1957].
    Series title: Sangita Vadyalaya series ; v. 1.

  • Sambamoorthy, P.
    Tyagaraja
    New Delhi, National Book Trust [1967].
    Series title: National biography series.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    An Anthology of Indian music
    Delhi : Sundeep Prakashan, 1989.

  • Civan, Nilakanta, 1839-1900.
    Gowri Kuppuswamy, Saraswathi Ram(Ed.)
    Nilakanta Civan kirttanaikal
    Madras : CBH Publications, 1929, 1990 printing.

  • Gowry Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan (compiled by)
    Glimpses of Indian music
    Delhi : Sundeep, 1982.
  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Great composers
    Trivandrum, India : CBH Publications, c1994.

  • Hariharan, M. (Muthuswamy), 1951-, Gowri Kuppuswamy, (Ed.)

    Music in Indian art
    Delhi : Sundeep Prakashan, 1985.
  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Indian music : a perspective
    Delhi : Sundeep Prakashan, 1980.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Jayadeva and Gitagovinda : a study
    Trivandrum : College Book House, c1980.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Bharatanatya in Indian music
    New Delhi : Cosmo Publications, 1983.

  • Kuppuswamy, Gowri.
    Compositions of Haridasas.
    Trivndrum : College Book Store, 1979.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Index of songs in south Indian music
    Delhi : B.R. Pub. Corp. ; New Delhi
    Distributed by D.K. Publishers' Distributors, 1981.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Indian dance and music literature : a select bibliography
    New Delhi : Biblia Impex, 1981.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Royal patronage to Indian music
    Kuppuswamy, Gowri.(Ed>
    Pallaki seva prabandha : a musical opera of King Shahaji
    intorduction by S. Sanaranarayanan ; foreword by G. Marulasiddiah.
    Mysore : Geetha Book House, c1977.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.
    Teaching of music
    Trivandrum : College Book House, c1978.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.
    Understanding western music
    New Delhi : Sterling, [1978?].




  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Readings on Indian music
    Trivandrum : College Book House, c1979.

  • Gowri Kuppuswamy, M. Hariharan.(Ed.)
    Musical works of Maharaja Swati Tirunal (1813-1846.)
    Delhi : Sundeep Prakashan, 1990.

  • Ayyar, Chandrasekhar Subrahmanya, 1885-
    The grammar of South Indian (Karnatic) music., 2d ed. with additions.
    Mylapore, Madras 1951.

  • Subrahmanya Ayyar, C. (Chandrasekhar), 1885-
    The art and technique of violin play and other essays on music. 3d ed.
    Madras, V. Shankar, 1969.

  • Subrahmanya Ayyar, C. (Chandrasekhar), 1885-
    The grammar of South Indian (Karnatic) music, 2nd ed. with additions.
    Madras : C.S. Ayyar, 1951.
    Series title: SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 09174.

  • M.N. Dhandapani, D. Pattammal.
    Raga pravaham : index to Carnatic ragas
    Madras : Available with Higginbothams, 1984.

  • Govinda Rao, T. K., 1929-
    Varnamanjari : Karnatak music in roman script, 1st ed.
    Madras : Ganamandir Publications, 1979.

  • Jayaraman, Lalgudi. G., 1994-
    Lalgudis' Creations: Compositions of V.R. Gopala Iyer and Lalgudi G. Jayaraman
    Indian Foundation for Performing Arts, 1994.

  • Kaufmann, Walter, 1907-
    Musical notations of the Orient; notational systems of Continental, East, South and Central Asia.
    Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1967.
    Series title: Indiana University humanities series ; no. 60.

  • Kaufmann, Walter, 1907-
    The ragas of North India.
    Bloomington :Indiana University Press [c1968].
    Series title: Asian Studies Research Institute Oriental series ; no. 1.

  • Kaufmann, Walter, 1907-
    The ragas of South India : a catalogue of scalar material
    Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1976.

  • Kaufmann, Walter, 1907-
    Selected musical terms of non-Western cultures : a notebook-glossary
    Warren, Mich. : Harmonie Park Press, 1990.
    Series title: Detroit studies in music bibliography ; no. 65.

  • Krishnaswamy, A.(compiled by)
    Melakarta and janya raga chart
    Madras : Sakthi Priya Publication, 1981.

  • Nijenhuis, Emmie te.
    Indian music : history and structure
    Leiden : Brill, 1974.

  • Nijenhuis, Emmie te.
    Dattilam; a compendium of ancient Indian music.
    Introduction, translation, and commentary.
    Leiden, Brill, 1970.

  • Nijenhuis, Emmie te. (& Sanjukta Gupta.)
    Sacred songs of India : Diksitar's cycle of hymns to the Goddess Kamala
    Winterthur, Schweiz : Amadeus, 1987.

  • Emmie te Nijenhuis (edited with introduction and translation)
    Sangitasiromani : a medieval handbook of Indian music
    Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1992.
    Series title: Brill's Indological library v. 5.

  • Rajagopalan, N., 1923-
    A garland : a biographical dictionary of Carnatic composers and musicians
    with an article by B. Ramamurthi
    Bombay : Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,1990-1994.

  • Ramakrishna, Lalita.
    The varnam : a special form in Karnatak music
    New Delhi : Harman Pub. House, 1991.

  • Ramaswami, M. S. (Melur Subbiah), 1916-
    The ambrosia of Muthuswamy Dikshithar
    Madras : Karnatic Music Book Centre, 1988.

  • Seetha, S. (Subramaniam), 1930-
    Tanjore as a seat of music, during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries
    Madras : University of Madras, 1981.

  • Sundaram, B. M.
    Great layavadyakaaraas of Karnatak music
    Bangalore : Percussive Art Centre, [1990?].

  • Sundaram, B. M.
    M. Balamuralikrshna, splendour of swaras : an authorised biography
    1st Cosmo ed. New Delhi : Siddhi Books, 1996.

  • Sundaram, B. M.
    Palaiyazhi = Musical scales
    introduction by S.A.K. Durga.
    Madras, Tamil Nadu, S. India : Murali Ravali Art Centre, 1979.

  • Sundaram, B. M. (compiled by)
    Tala sangraha : compendium of talas in Karnatak music
    Bangalore : Percussive Arts Centre, [1987].

  • Alain Danielou & N.R. Bhatt. (Ed.)
    Le Gitalamkara : l'ouvrage original de Bharata sur la musique
    edition critique, traduction francaise et introduction
    Pondichery : Institut francais d'indologie, 1987.


  • Danielou, Alain.
    A catalogue of recorded classical and traditional Indian music.
    With an introd. on Indian musical theory and instruments
    [Paris] UNESCO [1952].

  • Danielou, Alain.
    Introduction to the study of musical scales
    London, The India society [1943].

  • Danielou, Alain.
    Introduction to the study of musical scales
    1st Indian ed. New Delhi : Oriental Books
    Reprint Corp. : exclusively distributed by Munshiram Manoharlal, 1979.

  • Danielou, Alain.
    Northern Indian music
    London : Christopher Johnson ; Calcutta : Visva Bharati, 1949-
    Series title: SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 09003.

  • Danielou, Alain. (Shiva Sharan)
    Northern Indian music.
    New York, F. A. Praeger [1969, c1968].

  • Danielou, Alain.
    Northern Indian music : the main ragas
    Delhi : V.K. Publ. House, 1987.

  • Danielou, Alain.
    The raga-s of Northern Indian music
    1st indian ed. New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal, 1980.

  • Danielou, Alain.
    The situation of music and musicians in countries of the Orient
    Alain Danielou in collaboration with Jacques Brunet.
    Translated by John Evarts.
    Florence, L. S. Olschki, 1971.

  • Framjee, Firoze
    Text book of Indian music : (theory & practice) :
    useful alike to the students of northern (Hindustani) and southern (Carnatic) music
    [editor: Vinod Kumar Garg]. 3rd ed.
    Hathras (Aligarh), India : Sakhi Prakashan ;
    Columbia, MO : distributed by South Asia Books, 1986, 1990.





  • Massey, Reginald & Jamila Massey
    The music of India, foreword by Ravi Shankar. Rev. ed.
    London : Kahn and Averill, 1993.

  • Mahajan, Anupam.
    Ragas in Indian classical music, ; foreword by Ravi Shankar.
    New Delhi : Gian Pub. House, c1989.

  • Ranade, Ashok D. (Ashok Damodar), 1937-
    Indology and ethnomusicology : contours of the Indo-British relationship
    New Delhi : Promilla & Co., 1992.

  • Ranade, Ashok D. (Ashok Damodar), 1937-
    On music and musicians of Hindoostan, 1st ed.
    New Delhi : Promilla, 1984.

  • Ranade, Ashok D. (Ashok Damodar), 1937-
    Stage music of Maharashtra, 1st ed.
    New Delhi : Sangeet Natak Akademi, 1986.
  • Ranade, Ashok D. (Ashok Damodar), 1937-
    Keywords and concepts : Hindustani classical music
    New Delhi : Promilla, 1990.

  • Ranade, Ashok D. (Ashok Damodar), 1937-
    Hindustani music , 1st ed.
    New Delhi : National Book Trust, 1997, c1993.

  • Sorrell, Neil.
    The North Indian classical sarangi : its technique and role Dissertation of Neil Fabian I. Sorrell. 1980.

  • Bonnie C. Wade (Ed.)
    Performing arts in India : essays on music, dance, and drama
    Berkeley, Calif. : Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies,
    University of California ; Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, c1983.
    Series title: Monograph series (University of California, Berkeley.
    Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies) ; no. 21.

  • Bonnie C. Wade (Ed.)(with the editorial assistance of Shubha Chaudhuri.)
    Text, tone, and tune : parameters of music in multicultural perspective
    [New Delhi?] : American Institute of Indian Studies, Archives and Research
    Center for Ethnomusicology ; New Delhi : Oxford & IBH Pub. Co., c1993.

  • Wade, Bonnie C.
    Imaging sound : an ethnomusicological study of music, art, and culture in Mughal India
    Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1998.

  • Wade, Bonnie C.
    Khyal : creativity within North India's classical music tradition
    Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
    Series title: Cambridge studies in ethnomusicology.

  • Wade, Bonnie C.
    Music in India : the classical traditions
    Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1979.
    Riverdale, Md. : Riverdale Company, 1987. 1st Indian ed. New Delhi : Manohar Publication, c1987.

  • Emmons E. White.
    Appreciating India's music; an introduction to the music of India,
    with suggestions for its use in the churches of India
    [Madras] ( Published for the Senate of Serampore)Christian Literature Society [1957].
    Series title: The Christian students' library, no. 14.

  • White, Emmons E.
    Appreciating India's music; an introduction,
    with an emphasis on the music of South India
    Boston, Crescendo Pub. Co. [1971].

  • Deva, Bigamudre Chaitanya, 1922-
    Indian music
    New Delhi : Indian Council for Cultural Relations, 1974.

  • Deva, Bigamudre Chaitanya, 1922-
    An introduction to Indian music
    [New Delhi] Publ. Div., Ministry of Information and Broadcasting,
    Govt. of India [1973], 1981

  • Deva, Bigamudre Chaitanya, 1922-
    The music of India : a scientific study
    New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal, 1981,

  • Deva, Bigamudre Chaitanya, 1922-
    Musical instruments
    New Delhi : National Book Trust, 1977.

  • Deva, Bigamudre Chaitanya, 1922-
    Musical instruments in sculpture in Karnataka
    Shimla : Indian Institute of Advanced Study,
    in association with Motilal Banarsidass, Delhi, 1989.

  • Deva, Bigamudre Chaitanya, 1922-
    Musical instruments of India : their history and development
    1st ed. Calcutta : Firma KLM, 1978.
    with a foreword by Swami Prajnanananda. 2nd rev. ed.
    New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1987.

  • Shankar, Ravi, 1920-
    My music, my life. With an introd. by Yehudi Menuhin.
    New York, Simon and Schuster [1968].
    [Delhi] Vikas Publications, 1969

  • Subba Rao, B (1894- )
    Bharatiya sangeet: raga nidhi; encyclopedia of Indian ragas,
    a comparative study of Hindustani & Karnatak ragas,
    With a foreword by M. Bhawanishankar Niyogi.
    [Poona, V. Patwardhan, Chairman, Vishnu Digambar Smarak Samiti] 1956-[66].

  • B.Subba Rao
    Raganidhi, A comparative study of hindustani and karnatak ragas in 4 volumes
    The Music Academy, Madras, India, 1964

  • Sumati Mutatkar (Ed.)
    Aspects of Indian music : a collection of essays
    1st ed. New Delhi : Sangeet Natak Akademi, 1987.

  • Sushma Kulshreshtha, Jagdish Sahai, Abha Kulshreshtha. (Ed.)
    Sumati-sangitabharanam : gems of Indian music and musicology
    (Prof. Sumati Mutatkar felicitation volume)
    1st ed. Delhi [India] : Pratibha Prakashan, 1994.

  • Sadagopan, V. V. (Viravanallur Vedantam), 1915-
    Spirals and circles : an organismic approach to music and music education:
    collected from the notes and lectures of professor V.V. Sadagopan
    edited by Srirama Bharati.
    Melkote : Tyaga Bharati Music Education Mission, [1983].

  • Menon, Raghava R.
    Discovering Indian music
    Bombay, Somaiya Publications [c1973].

  • Pingle, Bhava'nra'v A.
    History of Indian music; with particular reference to theory and practice
    [3d ed.]. Calcutta, [Published by A. Gupta for] Susil Gupta, 1962.

  • Sharman, Gopal.
    Filigree in sound: form and content in Indian music.
    Delhi, Vikas Publications in association with Andre Deutsch [1970].

  • Ram Avtar, Sangeetacharya.
    History of Indian music and musicians
    1st ed. New Delhi : Pankaj Publications, 1987.

  • Ram Avtar "Vir"
    Learn to play on sitar
    1st ed. New Delhi : Pankaj Publications
    distributors, Cambridge Book & Stationery Stores, 1978.

  • Ram Avtar "Vir"
    Learn to play on tabla
    1st ed. New Delhi : Pankaj Publications
    Distributors, Cambridge Book & Stationery Stores, 1977-1982.

  • Ram Avtar "Vir"
    The music of India
  • Ram Avtar "Vir"
    Musical instruments of India : history and development
    New Delhi : Pankaj Publications, [1983].

  • Ram Avtar "Vir"
    Theory of Indian music : the first book containing the sentiments, their effects
    on shrutis, notes and ragas in ornamental shape along with formation and manner of display
    1st ed. New Dehli : Pankaj Publications
    [Queens Village, N.Y. : Distributed by Asia Book Corp. of America], 1980.

  • Ram Avtar "Vir"
    Theory of Indian ragas
    1st ed. New Delhi : Pankaj Publications
    Distributors, Cambridge Book & Stationery Stores, 1980.

  • Ram Avtar "Vir"
    The torch bearer of Indian music : Maharshi Vishnu Digambar Paluskar
    1st ed. New Delhi : Pankaj Publications
    distributors, Cambridge Book & Stationery Stores, 1978.

  • Floyd, Leela.
    Indian music
    London : Oxford University Press, 1980.
    Series title: Oxford topics in music.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
    Indian music through the ages : 2400 BC to the present era
    Delhi : B.R. Pub. Corp. ; New Delhi
    Distributed by D.K. Publishers' Distributors, 1985.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
    The music of India, a popular handbook of Hindustani music.
    With 25 half-tone plates (including 23 reproductions of Indian miniature
    paintings depicting ragas and raginis and 30 line drawings of musical instruments.
    2nd rev. ed. Bombay, D. B. Taraporevala [c1958].
    Series title: SAMP early 20th-century Indian books project ; item 08936.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
    The music of India : a popular handbook of Hindustani music
    foreword by P.B. Joshi
    4th reprint. Bombay : Taraporevala, 1978, c1958.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
    Musical instruments of India
    1st ed. Varanasi : Chaukhambha Orientalia, 1980.
    Series title: Chaukhambha oriental research studies ; no. 17.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
    The origin of raga : a concise history of the evolution, growth,
    and the treatment of raga from the age of Bharatamuni to Bhatkhande
    2d ed. New Delhi : Munshiram Manoharlal, 1977.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
    Sangita-bhashya = Terminology of musical terms
    Dilli : Bi. Ara. Pablisinga Karporesana ; New Delhi, India
    Distributed by D.K. Publishers' Distributors, 1985.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
    Techniques of sitar : the prince among all musical instruments of India
    Delhi : B.R. Pub. Corp., 1988.

  • Bandyopadhyaya, S. (Shripada), 1911-
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