The reinvention of a tradition: Nationalism, Carnatic music and the Madras Music Academy, 1900-1947

@article{Subramanian1999TheRO,
  title={The reinvention of a tradition: Nationalism, Carnatic music and the Madras Music Academy, 1900-1947},
  author={Lakshmi Subramanian},
  journal={Indian Economic \& Social History Review},
  year={1999},
  volume={36},
  pages={131 - 163}
}
  • L. Subramanian
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Art
  • Indian Economic & Social History Review
Historical studies on the development of the Indian musical tradition have, with a few exceptions, tended to remain rather restrictive in scope. The emphasis has been almost exclusively on the structural and systemic aspects of the tradition, on the evolution of styles and genres articulated through the agency of the gharana in the north and pani in the south, rather than on the social context of the tradition and its practice. More recent works, notably those of Raymond E. Reiss, Daniel Neuman… 
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