Table of contents for Hidden faces of ancient Indian song / Solveig McIntosh.


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Contents
List of Figures	vii
List of Plates	viii
Preface	ix
Acknowledgements	xi
Introduction	1
1	The Ear
	Hearing	5
	Sound and Space - AAkaasza	12
	The Ear of the Heart - Levels of Sound	15
	Words for Sound	19
2	The Mouth
	Architecture of the Mouth	27
	Language, Music and Dynamics of the Mouth	33
3	Vedic Accents
	Accents of Recitation	44
4	The Hand
	The Mudraas	53
5	Octaves
	Tonal Sequences and Octave Species	71
6	Song Forms
	Songs, Tunes and Melodies	84
7	Style
	Inflections, tonal movements and ornaments 	98
Epilogue	115
Appendix 1: Guide to Pronunciation	116
Appendix 2: The Sanskrit Alphabet	118
Appendix 3: Relevant Literature	119
Glossary	121
Bibliography	127
Index	130




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Folk songs India History and criticism, Folk music India History and criticism