Emory is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) which gives our users access to unique materials not available at other libraries. Many of our "libguides" point to resources in specific areas. The winter issue of CRL's Focus newsletter has an article on South Asian Music resources at CRL by Nilanjana Bhattacharjya, Assistant Professor of Music, Colorado College.
"The dozens of digitized books on South Asian music in the Center for Research Libraries’ collection offer an amazingly substantive resource. The particularly noteworthy books within this collection fall into three broad categories:
- General surveys and broadly conceived introductions to Hindustani (North Indian) and Carnatic (South Indian) classical traditions and their associated instruments;
- Books that have exerted a significant historical influence on the development of South Asian music and dance historiography or that illuminate particular moments in that process; and
- Works that focus on the lesser-studied folk music and dance of particular regions...." Read more.
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