Hindustani Traces In Malay Ghazal : A Song, So Old and Yet Still Famous.
The ghazal is a kind of song found in many parts of the world, which contemplates the beauty of nature through an exotic singing style. This book explores the ghazals of Malaysia, and proposes that they originally came to that country through travelling Hindustani musicians. With a preface, bibliography, appendices, and index. 30 tables. 106 figures.
xvii, 396 p.; 24 cm.
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