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Music in North India

Experiencing Music, Expressing Culture

George E. Ruckert

29 January 2004

ISBN: 9780195139938

112 pages

Global Music Series

Price: £21.99



Music in North India is a volume in the Global Music Series, edited by Bonnie Wade and Patricia Campbell. This volume, appropriate for use in undergraduate, introductory courses on world music or ethnomusicology, introduces the musical traditions of North India. Through the vivid eyewitness accounts of performances and retelling of conversations with performers, this volume not only describes the form, structure, and expression of North Indian music, but also illuminates its pronounced religious and cultural significance.

About the Author(s)

George E. Ruckert, Senior Lecturer in Music, Massachusetts Institute of Technology