• music for liberation

    The Sangeet Ratnakar is a valuable treatise in classical Sanskrit on Music. The author Sarangadev, a 13th century musicologist, explains the basis of Indian classical music and eloquently elaborates on the connection between singing and liberation. The translator of this particular version, R. K. Shringy, had the good fortune to be supervised by the late …

  • notes, a 13th century description

    I promised some of you I would locate the information on the relationship of the notes as laid out in the Sangeet Ratnakar of Sarangadev, a 14th century treatise on music: “The sonant among them is considered to be the ruler, while the consonant, being in concert with it, is called the minister; the dissonant being antagonistic is …

  • London Nov 12th: Note to Self

          Note to self and, in case I forget this, to those coming for the London weekend 12th, Nov. At some point we will be listening to two songs: same story about Krishna saving the elephant, a bhakt (devotee), from the crocodile in DhRUPAD then in KHAYAL. We are going to feel, and …

  • Dr Robert Svoboda ~ London 2017

      click for full details Dr. Svoboda 2017 1.early bird, 2.late bird Option 1 £160.00 GBPOption 2 £180.00 GBP optional message