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Krishnas Musicians: Musicians And Music Making In The Temples of Nathdvara, Rajasthan Anne-Marie Gaston

Krishnas Musicians: Musicians And Music Making In The Temples of Nathdvara, Rajasthan

Anne-Marie Gaston

Published January 2nd 1997
ISBN : 9788173041617
Hardcover
358 pages
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A community of hereditary musicians (kirtankars), still serve in the temples of the Vallabha Sampraday, a Vaishnava sect with its main centre in Nathdvara, Rajasthan. This deals with the role of music in the sampraday and with the lives of theMoreA community of hereditary musicians (kirtankars), still serve in the temples of the Vallabha Sampraday, a Vaishnava sect with its main centre in Nathdvara, Rajasthan. This deals with the role of music in the sampraday and with the lives of the musicians. Concerned with living tradition, and what it can tell us about the past. By revealing how music was created in Nathdvara, it provides new insights into the functioning of traditional artist communities and their response to the challenges of the world.