Over thirty minutes
of video, hundreds of pictures, and hours of listening
pleasure....indiaMusica is your multimedia guide to styles, instruments,
personalities and the philosophy of Indian music.
Listen to your favourite performers - Alla Rakha, Zakir
Hussain, Amjad Ali Khan, Bhimsen Joshi, Bismillah Khan,
Ravi Shankar, Shivkumar Sharma, Bade Gulam Ali Khan, Kumar
Gandharva, Begum Akhtar, Kishori Amonkar... and many more. Read their
biographies and watch videos of concerts. This CD-ROM features all the
A variety of musical instruments - drum, solid, string and
wind. You can view them up close, identify different parts, learn about
their origins, and listen to their unique sounds.
and talas described in detail... You can actually listen to songs
based on the raga of your choice.
musics diverse forms. Everything you ever wanted to know about
thumri, khayal, qawwali, ghazal, bhajan, shabad.... Select the music of
your choice; trace its origin and evolution; sit back and enjoy an
authentic rendition by a virtuoso.
An interactive initiation
into Hindustani music - words like raga, tala, laya and alap explained
in simple terms; the philosophy of music including the divine aim of
sangeet and the Guru-Shishya parampara; the origin of music and its
evolution...all this and more to enhance the bonds between you - the
discerning listener - and your music.
indiaMusica has something for
each one of you...
- Multimedia PC with 486 or higher processor (Pentium recommended)
- 8 MB RAM (16 MB recommended)
- CD-ROM drive
- Audio board
- Headphones or speakers
- SVGA 256-colour display
- Microsoft Windows or 95 Windows 3.1 (or later) with 640 X 480
256-color display, Arial, Arial Bold, Arial Italic, Arial Bold Italic
True Type Fonts