Sitar and Sarod in the 18th and 19th Centuries
Motilal Banarsidass Publ., Jan 1, 1997 - 265 pages
The music of north India has attained its world renown largely through its most prominent stringed instruments, the sitar and the sarod. This work bring together material from written, oral and pictorial sources to trace the early history of the instruments, their innovators and their music.
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The Changing sitar
Rabab sarod and Related Instruments
Late Mughal Delhi and Other Centers
The 19th Century to 1857
Changes After 1857
Techniques and alap
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