Indian Melodies (for Violin). By Various. Arranged by Candida Connolly. For Violin. Schott. Softcover with CD. 64 pages. Schott Music #ED12732. Published by Schott Music (HL.49012933).
ISBN 1847611540. 9x12 inches.
This book presents North and South Indian music in staff notation to whet the appetite of discerning western violin players. The melodies begin at around Grade 4 level, progressing to GCSE and A level music performance material. The explanation of North and South Indian music comes with a variety of ragas and compositions from both systems. Candida Connolly provides an informative introduction to this interesting and beautiful music, including careful explanations of the elaborate ornamentation. The pieces are performed on the accompanying CD by Candida and her colleagues from the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Centre, London.
Contents: Acknowledgements • Foreword • Purpose of this book • Introduction of Indian music • Learning structure • Indian violin • Text explanation • South Indian • North Indian • Appendices.
Location: from Dublin, OH
April 7, 2008
Nice introduction to Indian music
I was amazed by the excellent introduction to Indian music for someone with Western classical background. It really helped my daughter who learns Wetern Violin to get a good translation of Indian violin pieces. It also helps her to integrate better both types of music. Having sheet music for Indian...
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