The Tabla of Lucknow: A Cultural Analysis of a Musical Tradition By James Kippen (9788173045745)

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Author : James Kippen
Publisher : Manohar Publishers & Distributors
Country of Origin : India
Binding : Hardbound
No. Of Pages : 221
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The tabla is the most important and popular drum in North Indian classical music. This book aims to
increase our understanding of the Lucknow tabla-playing tradition by showing what distinguishes it from
other styles both musically and technically and by analysing the processes involved in composition and
improvisation. In conjunction with the musical discussion James Kippen considers the socio-musical
development of Lucknow from the late eighteenth century to the present day and analyses several
important aspects of the lives of a particular group of hereditary musicians connected with Lucknow who
specialize in the tabla. He investigates the scope for music-making in Lucknow today, the social
relationships of the musicians and the controversial topic of political intrigue, perceptions of, and attitudes
towards, musical change, and institutionalised methods of musical instruction.

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