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Sangeeta Ratnakara

The first book on music in Sanskrit, Sangeeta Ratnakara is the most considered and relevant book on Indian classical music. It is the work of Sarangadeva, a great composer and musician in the 13th century. The book has seven chapters with a common title Saptadhyayi. Six chapters deal with music and the remaining one with dance. Various classifications of ragas (the soul of Indian music) are mentioned in this book.

Updated on 27th October, 2018


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