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HISTORY OF MUSIC – 3 4 0 0 4

The medieval treatises along with a study of Opera and Nayak kings patronage will be taught.

UNIT 1                             12
Outline Knowledge of Raga Vibodha
UNIT 2                             12
Outline Knowledge of Svaramelakalanidhi
UNIT 3                            12
Opera – Nandanar Charitram
UNIT 4                            12
Royal Patronage – Nayak Kings
UNIT 5                            12
Seats of Music- Mysore

Total:                                  60h


At the end of this course the students will be able to,
CO-1: Get an outline knowledge of the treatise Raga Vibodha
CO-2: Get an outline knowledge of the treatise Svaramelakalanidhi
CO-3: Appreciate the Opera Nandanar Charitram
CO-4: Understand the contribution and patronage of the Nayak Kings to Karnatic Music
CO-5: Understand the importance of Mysore as a Seat of Music.


Nandanar Charitra Keertanai, Dr.S.Ramanathan, Trinity Music publishers, Madras
Mysore as a Seat of Music, Dr.M.B. Vedavalli, 2009
Tanjore as a Seat of Music (During the 17,18, 19th centuries) by Dr. S. Seetha, University of Music, 1981

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