Medieval & Modern India(vol-1 &2)
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In this work Author had observed the conventional chronological method because it was best suited to his purpose. Only by adopting this system could he had conveniently demonstrated how culture stood in relation to the social and political regimen. Each chapter is divided into three sections. The first deals with the social and political factors which determined the general musical culture. The second describes the musical life of the period, together with details of the theory and practice of music. This has been kept free, as far as was possible, from technicali ties, although the author hopes to deal with the theory and science of Arabian music in detail, from an historical standpoint, in a companion volume.The third section is devoted to biographies of all the celebrated composers,singers, instrumentalists, theorists, scientists, and litterateurs.
Henry George Farmer