Author: Kamal S. Srivastava Order No. 51169 ISBN: N/A Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Sangeeta Prakashan Pub Year: 1998 Pages: 160 Language: English
The present Monograph entitled' A Survey of Indian Painting' authored by Dr. Kamal S. Srivastava is an exhaustive work on Indian Painting. Apart from Bibliography, Twenty eight illustrations covering Ajanta to Mughal, Rajasthani and Pahari School and an explanatory map, it consists of four chapters i.e. (i) Introduction (ii) History of Indian Painting (iii) Modem School of painting (iv) Survey of Indian Painting. Dr. Srivastava has given a lucid exposition of this delicate theme, which is sure to stimulate further fascination on the topic by art lovers and scholars. The work deals in simple, elegant and exhaustive manner.
Chinese Painting for Beginners (3DVDs)
Order No. 16041
Picture Format: NTSC (good for North American users)
Length: 200 min.
Number of Disc: 3
Language: Audio in Chinese and English, with Chinese and English Subtitles
Publisher: Beauty Media
Pub Year: 2009
Chinese painting covers all the traditional Chinese drawings, which has another name as Chinese Brush Painting or Ink Painting. It is an artwork on rice paper or silks by brushes, with ink as main coloring agent and water as blending agent. The theme involves people, sceneries, animals, and plants. The techniques consist of fine brushwork and freehand brushwork, which are of strong Chinese features. Zhou Junda, chief lecturer of this DVD series, is good at drawings in natural and fresh style. He has published many works and given lectures on TV media about drawing techniques on Chinese painting. His lectures are original, clear-cut, enabling you to master painting skills in an easy way.
Author: K. Satya Murty Order No. 51153 ISBN: 8170243890 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: APH Pub Year: 1991 Pages: 182 Language: English
Even though a Science orate of constructing architecture is not limited to stone and mud. Architecture is not simply a study of stones and mortar. It is to study human behaviour. Architecture is a synthesis of man, material and space. It develops from controlling earthly space to ethereal space. In this book "Hand book of Indian Architecture" different aspects and problems of architecture are projected appealingly even to a common man. This is a good introductory book about architecture to all beginners. Besides, this book exhibits certain tourist interest also. The relation between man and society and man and nature are mentioned through the medium of architecture. This is a scholarly book for beginners and outline observations for scholars.
Author: Percy Brown Order No. 51142 ISBN: 8176484156 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: APH Pub Year: 1998 Pages: 132 Language: English
India cannot afford to neglect her ancient heritage. The treasure of knowledge, wisdom and beauty which are contained in her literature philosophy and art are too precious to be lost. This book is an attempt to bring out the best of ancient Indian paintings and everything is scholarly and sympathetic so that it may be able to find its way into treasures of the India’s past.
Love and Eroticism in Indian Art
Author: Kamal S. Srivastava Order No. 51171 ISBN: N/A Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Sangeeta Prakashan Pub Year: 1998 Pages: 351 Language: English
The present monograph entitled "Love and Eroticism in Indian Art" authored by Dr. Kamal S. Srivastava is an exhaustive work on love and eroticism, as per Indian art is concerned. Apart from Bibliography and numerous illustrations covering Ajanta to Khajuraho, as well as various paintings on love and Sringara, it includes 10 (Ten) Chapters. In last chapter an apendix reflects famous works on love and eroticism as well as lyrics of Kalidasa with an analytical idea. This volume also deals with Texts on prostitution, eroticism, Sexual Tantric and erotic representation in Indian Art. Dr. Srivastava has given a lucid exposition of this delicate theme which is sure to stimulate further fascination on this topic by art-lovers and scholars. This work deals in simple, elegant and exhaustive manner.
Author: Manorma Sharma Order No. 51155 ISBN: 8176480312 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: APH Pub Year: 1999 Pages: 589 Language: English
Since the dawn of civilization, music has been an integral part of life and society. Indian music has a long tradition and has acclaimed wide appreciation in the world due to its philosophical and spiritual approach. It has a rich treasure in Sanskrit and Hindi. To get the learners of Indian music acquainted with this vast subject in exhaustive and explanatory manner, this book has been prepared in English. It deals with the basic concepts and terms of music, its forms and styles, Indian melodies Le. Ragas, all types of instruments, rhythm-structure, terms of dance, life and contributions of great musicians and the literature of music. Every chapter has been arranged alphabetically in order to facilitate the reader to locate the required information.
Orissa: The Dazzle From Within (Art, Craft and Culture of Orissa)
Author: G.K. Ghosh Order No. 51154 ISBN: 8170245931 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: APH Pub Year: 1993 Pages: 293 Language: English
The book gives vivid description of Orissa unique art, craft and culture giving details account of its history, performing art, cult and culture, language and literature besides creative art like weaving, stone carving leather ware, metal ware and so on. Orissa is not only the land of Oriyas but also the land of 64 tribes. Culture and art of tribes are dealt in separate chapters. The book is personal study of the author who not only belonged to the state of Orissa but also had opportunity to study in details in his official capacity. The book will be of immense help to researchers, tourists, Govt. Departments and Public who would like to know more on Orissa.
Singing the Praises Divine: Music in the Hindu Tradition
Author: Selina Thielemann Order No. 51143 ISBN: 8176481653 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: APH Pub Year: 2000 Pages: 175 Language: English
This volume presents a selection of lectures and essays on the theme of music in the Hindu tradition, with special emphasis on song as a mode of worship in Vaisnava bhakti. Beginning with two general expositions to introduce the reader into the topic of music in the Indian religious matrix, the thematic focus then turns towards the practice of devotional music in Vraja, one of India's foremost pilgrimage centers. Aspects considered in this context include musical activities in the temples of Vrindaban, the seasonal cycle of devotional songs, implications of the daily liturgical cycle for the treatment of ragas, the rasalila dramas, as well as the musico-literary heritage of the Vraja region.
Sounds of the Sacred: Religious Music in India
Author: Selina Thielemann Order No. 51144 ISBN: 8170249902 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: APH Pub Year: 1998 Pages: 126 Language: English
The present book includes lectures and short essays related to one and the same theme: music as soared in Indian religious traditions. Beginning with reflections on music in the context of different religions in India, the compilation continues with four chapters related to specific traditions of religious music: to the Bauls of Bengal, to Vaisnava temple music of Vraja, to the dhrupada genre of North Indian classical music, and to rasalfla theatre of Vraja. The traditions Of Vaisnava music and performing arts in Vraja are reconsidered in the sixth essay, a lecture dedicated to the memory of the author's academic teacher Prof. Dr. Josef Kuokertz. Following two more accounts of Vaisnava temple music and classical dhrupada respectively, the final section of the book is reserved for philosophical considerations and scriptural references to music. An appendix contains examples of Baul and Vaisnava devotional songs in Indian and Western notations.
Special Education: Music Therapy
Author: Manorma Sharma Order No. 51157 ISBN: 8170247454 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Pub Year: 1996 Pages: 204 Language: English
Music Education is construed as a powerful tool in bringing about the desirable transformation in human beings while music plays an important role in the all-round development of personality of an individual, right from infancy. In this lesser known field, the book focuses the attention on various issues like psychological, physical, physiological effects of music on human beings; mental retardation; its causes, identification and treatment; music in and as therapy; music therapy its concept and practice and its practical application. Selection of right type of music for different types of handicaps etc. with the aim of introducing music-therapy as a simple but highly effective tool under a trained musician for correction of mentally handicapped children in normal schools.
The Music of South Asia
Author: Selina Thielemann Order No. 51156 ISBN: 8176480576 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Pub Year: 1999 Pages: 690 Language: English
The present volume, which contains a series of lectures on the theme of South Asian music, intends to provide a general introduction to the music of South Asia in the form of a handbook or reference work. The account is structured in such a way as to guide the newcomer systematically through the various aspects and areas of South Asian music, whereas insiders may dwell on those sections in which materials of current research and fieldwork experiences are presented.
The Spirituality of Music
Author: Selina Thielemann Order No. 51158 ISBN: 8176482498 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Pub Year: 2001 Pages: 218 Language: English
The present book aims at the inner soul of the musical construction, hence its approach towards music as a philosophical rather than physical entity. The essays are accordingly centered around music as a cosmic energy and its role and function in the universal game plan of creation. The first three chapters deal with music as such - with its inherent qualities, its dialectic disposition and its essence of infinity. The next following considerations are directed at music in relation to other cosmic energies, while the final three essays discuss music as a spiritual activity. The theoretical argument, wherever appropriate, has been enriched with poetic quotes reflecting the spirit of the Bauls of Bengal, a community of mendicant singers who live their religion through music.
Traditional Embroideries of India
Author: Shailaja D. Naik Order No. 51145 ISBN: 8170247314 Binding: Hardcover Publisher: APH Pub Year: 1996 Pages: 157 Language: English
Indians are world famous for their magnificent work manship and produced the most beautiful textiles and further decorated with embroidery and its varigated charms. Unity in diversity is not only through culture, custom, but also in costume and decoration. Each state has its unique embroidery expressing the life style of the people inhibited their occupation, custom, thoughts, beliefs & likings, History explains the influence of travellers artisans, artists, art of neighbouring countries and states on Indian embroidery.