A Music Dictionary
Sangeetha Nigandu (music dictionary)
For the first time in India a Sangeetha Nigandu (music dictionary) is out in Kerala. The dictionary has 827 pages. The book details various dimensions of music such as instruments, composers to ragas, usages of taala (rhythme) and even little nuances involved in the music spectrum.
For easy reference proper categorization has been made. The dictionary will be an asset to the music students, amateurs and to all even remotely interested in music.
The dictionary is comprehensive in Hindustani, Carnatic and traditional folk music while the snippets of western music literature have also been included.
The author, V T Sunil, an assistant professor at Sree Swathithirunal Government College of Music, Thiruvananthapuram took 15 years to compile and create the text.