Classical Music of North India,
Volume 1: The First Years of Study
The Music of the Baba Allauddin Gharana as Taught
by Ali Akbar Khan at the Ali Akbar College of Music

Edited By Ali Akbar Khan & George Ruckert
December 2004
REPRINT of the 1998 Edition
Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers
ISBN: 812150872X
381 pages, Illustrated, 7 " x 9 "
$55.00 Hardcover


This is a book of and about the classical music of North India, among the oldest continual musical traditions of the world. Presented here is a small part of the musical legacy of one of the foremost families which has preserved and collected this ancient music and developed it to the highest standards: the Baba Allauddin Gharana of the Seni tradition. This volume introduces the great richness and variety of the different styles of music as taught by one of the century's greatest musicians, Ali Akbar Khan.

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