Imaging Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, and Culture in Mughal India

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The rulers of the Mughal Empire of India, who reigned from 1526 to 1858, spared no expense as patrons of the arts. They left as their legacy an extraordinarily rich body of commissioned artistic projects, including illustrated manuscripts and paintings that represent music-making in numerous spheres of Mughal court life, particularly that of women. These images form the basis of Bonnie C. Wade's study of how musicians of Hindustan encountered and Indianized music from the Persian cultural sphere. Combining ...

Imaging Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, and Culture in Mughal India 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226868417

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Imaging Sound: An Ethnomusicological Study of Music, Art, and Culture in Mughal India 1998, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226868400

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