Table of contents for Indian music : eminent thinkers on core issues / discourses by Premlata Sharma, S.K. Saxena & Kapila Vatsyayana ; edited by R.C. Mehta.


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      I PT. BHATKHANDE MEMORIAL LECTURES: 1992
                      By Prof. Premlata Sharma
      On Indian Concept of Time & The History of Indian Music

Points of Discussion: A Brief Note on the Lectures        2

A Preamble                                                4

   1.1 History: Time & Space                               5
   1.2 The Western View of History                         7
   1.3 The Indian View of History                          9

   2.1 Application to Music : The Textural Tradition      14
   2.2 The Formative Period                                    17
   2.3 The Period: Reconciliatory & Re-evaluative         21
   2.4 The Modern Period                                       22
   2.5 Music History: The Oral Sources                         23
   2.6 Archeological Sources                                   24
   2.7 Tasks Ahead : For Me & Others                           25
   2.8 Methodology: Multi - Disciplinary Approach         26
   2.9 Literature I Texts                                      27

   3.1 Formulation of History: The Three Divisions:
       - Text, Context & Form : On Text & Context         31
   3.2 On Context & Form                                       38
   3.3 In Conclusion                                           44





     II PT. BHATKHANDE MEMORIAL LECTURES : 1998
                    By Prof. Sushil Kumar Saxena
      On Hindustani Music: Some Basic - Aesthetic Reflections

A Preamble                                                    48

   1   Introductory                                           50
   2   Music As Art                                           51
   3   Swar and the Making of music                           53
   4   The Magical In Music                                   58
   5   Rhythm and Aesthetic Experience                        59
   6   Rhythm: Its Autonomy, Eminence                         60
   7   The Concept of Raga                                  . 62
   8   Music and the Aesthetic Attitude                       64
   9   Form, Bandish, Cheez                                   70
   10  Music As Expressive                                    76
   11  The Spiritual In Music                                 78
       Notes                                                  81

     III PT. BHATKHANDE MEMORIAL LECTURES: 2000

                      By Dr. Kapila Vatsyayana
      On Inter-relationship of the Indian Arts: Theory & Practice

A Preamble                                                    86

   1   Subject & Issues for Deliberation                      87
   2   The Classificatory System and the Evolution of Categories  88
   3   A Single Vision                       ,                90
   4   Understanding Terms: Theory & Practice, Sastra & Prayoga 92
   5   Inter-disciplinary Approach:
       - Fundamental to the Study of any Discipline      95
   6   An Example of Natyasastra                              96
   7   A Discussion on the Terms: Marga & Desa                99
   8   Movement of Arts: As an Orchestrated Ensemble    102
   9   A Concluding Note: Interrelationship                  103

   About The Authors                                         111





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Music India History and criticism