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Akbar

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Islam — Society and Culture — World History.

(b. 1542, r. 1556–1605)

Mughal emperor, known as ‘The Great’. He showed a constructive interest in

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Bahiṇābāī

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Hinduism — Social and Cultural History.

(c.1628–c.1700)

A Vaiṣṇava poet-saint from Maharashtra. She left an autobiography (Ātmanivedana) in

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Begum Akhtar

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Social and Cultural History.

She was earlier known as Akhtaribai Faizabadi.

Her mother Mushtaribai trained Akhtar in the primers of music. During her

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chant

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Indian Music.

To chant is to utter words musically in a prescribed ritualistic manner, particularly in sacred music, for example, to chant

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Coomaraswamy, Ananda Kentish

Overview page. Subjects: History — Biographical Studies — History of Art — Indian Music — Religious Studies.

(1877–1947)

Sri Lankan born writer on classical Indian art and culture, who became the first keeper of Indian

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Durbar

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — World History — Architecture.

Hall or space used for private audiences with rulers in India.

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Gregorian Chant

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Music.

A pure melody for reciting psalms and prayers in the Roman Catholic Church. It is called Gregorian after Pope Gregory

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John Foulds

Overview page. Subjects: History — Biographical Studies — Indian Music — Music.

English composer and cellist. Son of a professional bassoonist. Studied pf at 4 and started to compose at 7.

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Kabīr

Overview page. Subjects: Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism — World History.

(c.1398–c.1448)

A North Indian poet and mystic. A substantial hagiographical literature and numerous legends

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La Meri

Overview page. Subjects: History — Biographical Studies — Indian Music — Dance.

(Russell Meriwether Hughes; born 13 May 1899 in Louisville, Kentucky, died 7 January 1988 in San Antonio,

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