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Abhilāṣhitārtha Chintāmaṇi

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

A 12th-cent. work, also calledAbhilāṣhitartha Chintāmani in Sanskrit verse. It is attributed to King Someśwara III, son of Vikramāditya

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Abhinavagupta

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art — Religious Studies — Indian Music — Hinduism.

(c.975–1025)

Greatest of the Kashmiri Śaiva theologians. His works deal with the theoretical, yogic, and ritual

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abhinaya

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Indian Music — Theatre.

Expression of a sentiment or mood through action and gesture; acting in the overall sense. Abhinaya is expressed through anubhāva,

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abstract music

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Music.

Almost synonymous with the term, absolute music. Mārga sangeet, of Indian classical texts, is termed abstract or absolute music by

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accompaniment

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Music.

In modem usage, the more or less subservient background supplied to a soloist by another perf or perfs (pianist, orch,

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accordion

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music — Music.

Generic term for a family of portable free-reed organs, each consisting of ranks of *free reeds set in two casings

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adagio

Overview page. Subjects: Dance — Indian Music — Music.

A composition atadagio tempo. A famous example is that written for str by *Barber (1938). A

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aerophone

Overview page. Subjects: Music — Indian Music — Music.

Instruments that belong to the wind family, for example, the flute, the nāgaswaram, the shehnai, the trumpet, the saxophone, and

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aggregates levy

Overview page. Subjects: Law — American Music.

He received the BA in economics (1918) from Johns Hopkins University, and for 40 years was a manufacturer

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Ahmad Hussain Khan

Overview page. Subjects: Indian Music.

He belonged to a family of professional musicians.

He was the youngest son of dhrupad and dhamār singer Dulha Khan

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