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Music, Modernity, and Publicness in India

 New,Music, Modernity, and Publicness in India

  • Editor: Niranjana, Tejaswini



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  • Foreword by Thomas Christensen
  • Introduction by Tejaswini Niranjana
  • Part I: Music and Modernity
  • 1. Musical Publics in Twentieth-Century Madras: Competing Narratives of Sonic Sociability by Lakshmi Subramanian
  • 2. The Ustads from the North, the Public Sphere, and the Classicization of Music in Late Nineteenth-Century Calcutta by Adrian McNeil
  • 3. Hindustani Music and the Emergence of a Lingua Musica in Mumbai by Tejaswini Niranjana
  • Part II: New Musical Publics and the Formation of Taste
  • 4. Govind Sadashiv Tembe and the Education of Taste in Maharashtra by Urmila Bhirdikar
  • 5. Artists in the Open: Indian Classical Musicians in the Mid-Twentieth Century by Amlan Das Gupta
  • Part III: Inter-medial Publics
  • 6. Seeing Print, Hearing Song: Tracking the Film Song Through the Hindi Popular Print Sphere, c. 1955-75 by Vebhuti Duggal
  • 7. Rewind and Play: Nineties Romantic Music in the Cinematic Public Sphere by Abhija Ghosh
  • 8. The Public Sphere of Marketed Sound: The Business of Early Recorded Music in India by Vibodh Parthasarathi
  • Part IV: Music and Popular Politics
  • 9. Singing in the Fray: Radical Publics and Popular Entertainment in South India by Kaley Mason
  • 10. Vernacular Music Traditions and Their Publics: The Political Dimensions of Sounds and Technologies by Aditi Deo
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • About the Editor and Contributors
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