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Finding the Raga : An Improvisation on Indian Music, Paperback / softback Book

Finding the Raga : An Improvisation on Indian Music Paperback / softback

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**SHORTLISTED FOR THE JAMES TAIT BLACK PRIZE**'A splendid book.' Literary Review'A modern masterpiece.' New York Journal of BooksFinding the Raga is Amit Chaudhuri's revelatory exploration of North Indian classical music: an ancient, evolving tradition whose principles and practises will alter the reader's notion of what music might - and can - be.

Through essay, memoir and cultural study, Chaudhuri dwells on the music's most distinctive and mysterious characteristics, resulting in a gift of a book for musicians and music lovers, and for any creative mind in search of diverse and transforming inspiration. 'Supple, intricate and uncompromising, full of delicate observation and insight.' -Geoff Dyer'[A] compelling meditation on Indian and Western art-making.' The New Yorker

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