Discovering the music of India / Barr Films ; directed by Bernard Wilets

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Subjects: Music--India--History and criticism
Musical instruments--India--History
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Adult
Published: North Hollywood, CA : Hollywood Select Video, c1987
Series: Our musical heritage series
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (22 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Alternate Titles: Music of India
Additional Authors: Barr Films
Hollywood Select Video (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 1557840075
Videorecording number: HSV 4005
Title on label: Music of India
Credits: Music advisor, T. Viswanathan ; narrator and dance, S. Lakshmi ; musicians, T. Viswanathan, V. Thyagarajan, T. Ranganathan, Kumari Viswanathan, Nikhil Banerjee, Mahapurush Misra, Roma Banerjee
Originally released in 1969 as motion picture
Summary: Describes the two main types of Indian music, the Karnatic of the south and the Hindustani of the north, dating back more than three thousand years. Demonstrates the use of a wide variety of simple and complex instruments. Points out several ways in which Indian music differs from Western music. Includes a traditional Indian dance showing the importance of the art of gesture
OCLC Number: 17656481
ISBN/ISSN: 1557840075
HSV 4005