Music Research Newsletter 43
Music Research Newsletter – 43
- What’s new in Music Research Library
- Requests for Proposal
- Book Releases
- Website Recommendations
Merger of websites
The two sites www.musicresearch.in and www.musicresearchlibrary.net have now merged! We have closed www.musicresearch.in and moved its contents to www.musicresearchlibrary.net. In the ‘musicresearchlibrary.net’ site, a menu ‘musicresearch.in‘ has been created which will house some of the earlier contributions of senior scholars. Please like and follow our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Musicresearchlibraryadmin/ for latest news and updates.
We would like to acknowledge our gratitude to Prof. R N Iyengar, Sri Mannarkoil J Balaji and Prof. William Jackson for their articles and to Sri Aravindh Ranganathan for the scan images of some manuscripts. We are very thankful to Ms. K. Srilatha for her help in re-designing the Music Research Newsletter.
Please click on the link https://www.dropbox.com/s/7dlm0ma8z9dud02/Additions%20to%20catalog%2027th%20May%202018.xlsx?dl=0 to view the latest updates to the website.
The Department of Indian Music, University of Madras, announces admissions to the following programs for the current academic year 2018 – 19 :
- PG: M A Indian Music
- PG: M A Bharatanatyam ( self supportive)
- PG: M A Rhythmology (regular and self – supportive)
- MPhil: Full-time and Part-time
- Diploma: Teaching methodology in Music
- Diploma: Abhinaya and Nattuvangam
- Certificate Course in Karnatik Music (6 months)
- Certificate Course in Voice Training (3 months)
Request for Proposal from India Foundation for the Arts:
India Foundation for the Arts (IFA) in collaboration with Saptak Archives, Ahmedabadinvites applications for Two Archival Fellowships under the IFA Archival and Museum Fellowships initiative for a period of one year each. Two Fellowships will be awarded for projects to Identify audio/video material at the Archives around a theme of their choice – AND Engage with recordings of gharana traditions. The Application Deadline is Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Please visit www.indiaifa.org for more details.
History of Indian Philosophy
Editor: Purushottama Bilimoria
About the book:
The book is a volume in the Routledge History of World Philosophies, in which there is an article on the Indian philosophy of music, by William J. Jackson.
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (4 December 2017)
Edition: First Edition, 4 December 2017
Website on Dhrupad
Category: Music History
About the website:
This website which gives information about Dhrupad has been created by Ashish Sankrityayan, an exponent of the Dagar tradition of Dhrupad. In this context we would like to add that musicresearchlibrary.net has some of the issues of Dhrupad Annual edited by Premlata Sharma. http://musicresearchlibrary.net/omeka/items/show/2105
National Digital Library of India website
About the website:
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has initiated the National Digital Library of India (NDL India) pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility.
Category: Song Lyrics
About the website:
This website furnishes in telugu script, sāhitya (lyrics) of compositions of many vāggeyakāra-s.
Vāragraha kṛti-s of Muthiah Bhagavathar on Youtube
About the video:
The video is a slide-show which is a rare production of seven kṛti-s) called “Vāragraha Kṛti-s” of Gayaka Shikhaamani, Sangeetha Kalaanidhi Dr. L. Muthia Bhagavatar (1877-1945), Musician-in Chief of the Court of the Princely State of Mysore, Southern India. This video is created and narrated by Dr. S.N. Balasubrahmanyam with technical assistance by Vibhavaree Gargeya, drawings by S. Rajam and violin by Shri Raman Iyer.
Arati Rao, Vidya Jayaraman and N. Ramanathan