Research

  • musicresearchlibrary.net (maintained by musicologists Arati Rao, Vidya Jayaraman and N. Ramanathan)
  • Shodhganga (a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses)

Find results on these and other platforms

Tips 

To obtain specific results, include the names of one or several platforms from the list seen below together with your search words:
e.g. “S. Rajam melakarta”, “Karaikudi bani”, Vidya Shankar veena”, “Tagore Carnatic music”, “Carnatic alamkara exercise”, “Dikshitar ten gamakas”, “raga bhava”, “Indian bamboo flute musicresearchlibrary”, “drum shodhganga” or “indian music education unesco.org”, “South Indian music archaeological”

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List of websites searched

  1. www.academia.edu – Carnatic Music
  2. www.ansi.gov.in – Anthropological Survey of India
  3. https://archive.org
  4. www.ethnomusicology.org
  5. http://ictmusic.org – International Council for Traditional Music & Yearbook for Traditional Music
  6. www.musicresearchlibrary.net – maintained by Arati Rao, Vidya Jayaraman and N. Ramanathan; facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Musicresearchlibraryadmin/ for latest news and updates
  7. https://shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in – Open access for Ph.D. theses from Indian universities (for details, see dropdown list in the search window found there) 
  8. www.sruti.com – Monthly devoted to Indian classical music, dance and theatre
  9. https://en.unesco.org – Unesco
  10. https://worldcat.org
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