Miniatures of musical in the collection of the Berlin Museum of Indian Art P. 1. Ragamala-pictures from the Western Himalaya promontory

By: Waldschmidt, Ernst and Rose L

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218 pp. Bibliography. Monochrome plates, colour plates, map of states, map of languages, textual figures. This is Part I of Volume 2, the Ragamala pictures from the Pahari region. White dust jacket with a colorful red miniature has some chips and normal wear, and is age darkened and a bit grubby but mostly intact. The book itself is clean, sturdy and unmarked, a very nice copy. An unusual look at Indian minitures which visualize musical modes in a series called "garlands of melodies" (ragamala), consisting of visions of six families of musical nodes, including melodies found in the voices of animals or in the noise produced by natural phenomena and human activities. This is the English language edition. ; Indische Kunst; Vol. 2; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 218 pages

Title: Miniatures of musical in the collection of the Berlin Museum of Indian Art P. 1. Ragamala-pictures from the Western Himalaya promontory

Author Name: Waldschmidt, Ernst and Rose L

Categories: Art, Architecture & Design, History: Asia,

Publisher: Weisbaden, Otto Harrassowitz: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket

Seller ID: 8382

Keywords: Ragamala Himalaya Miniatures,