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Music of the Raj

A Social and Economic History of Music in Late Eighteenth Century Anglo-Indian Society

by Ian Woodfield

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages292
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Open LibraryOL7397145M
ISBN 100198164335
ISBN 109780198164333

  The Paperback of the Women of the Raj by Margaret MacMillan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Blues & Folk Music Broadway & Vocal Classical Country Music Jazz Pop Music Rock whose primary purpose seems to have been to replicate Victorian society in the Raj. The book reveals how these women adjusted to the many hardships 5/5(2). Days of the Raj reproduces first- hand accounts of homesickness, club culture, mountaineering, Christmas and station parties, and also records British responses to notch girls and the Zenana, mountains and the Ganga, fairs and festivals, elephants and mosquitoes and the monsoon/5(4).

The Raj Quartet, Volume 1: The Jewel in the Crown; The Day of the Scorpion by Paul Scott: Books 1 & 2: The Raj Quartet, Books by Paul Scott: Books The Raj Quartet, Volume 2: The Towers of Silence; A Division of the Spoils by Paul Scott: Books 3 & 4: The Raj Quartet by Paul Scott: Omnibus Resonances of the Raj is a welcome addition to a growing body of literature on oriental influences on British music. Other recent books include Music and Orientalism in the British Empire, ss, edited by Martin Clayton and Bennett Zon (Aldershot, Hampshire, Eng.: Ashgate, ), and Bob van der Linden's Music and Empire in Britain and.

  Lydia, meanwhile, is the glamorous mistress of the Raj Hotel, where Tom hopes his sociable new wife will dazzle international guests. As Esmie struggles with her true feelings for Tom and the daily dangers of her work, Lydia realises the Raj is not the centre of high society she had dreamed of. The Raj Palace is a minute drive from Jaipur International Airport. It is a minute drive from the Amber Palace Fort and a 5-minute drive from the Jal Mahal Lake. Couples in particular like the location – they rated it for a two-person trip/10().


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Resonances of the Raj examines the ramifications of the intertwined and overlapping histories of Britain and India on English music in the last fifty years of the colonial encounter, and traces the effects of the Raj on the English musical imagination. Conventional narratives depict a one-way influence of Britain on India, with the 'discovery' of Indian classical music occurring only in the post-colonial era.5/5(2).

4 Book Set: The Raj Quartet - The Jewel in the Crown, The Day of the Scorpion, The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils (The Raj Quartet) Paul Scott. Paperback. 6 offers from $ The Raj Quartet: The Towers of Silence, A Division of the Spoils (Everyman's Library) Paul Scott.

out of /5(47). The Raj Quartet, Book 1 By: Paul Scott Narrated by: Richard Brown The second novel in The Raj Quartet: the arrest by British police of Mohammed Ali Kasim, who is known to sympathise with the Quit India movement, signifies a further Music of the Raj book in Anglo-India relations.

For families such as the Laytons, who have lived and served in India. Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Music of the Raj: A Social and Economic History Music of the Raj: A Social and Economic History of Music in Late Eighteenth-Century Anglo-Indian Society By. Music of the Raj is a study of musical life in late eighteenth-century Anglo-Indian society, based on the unpublished correspondence of an extended network of : Ian Woodfield.

Music of the Raj is a study of musical life in late eighteenth-century Anglo-Indian society, based on the unpublished correspondence of an extended network of families. The writers of these letters - amateurs with a passionate commitment to the art of music - provide a perceptive commentary on many of the major issues of the day: the stylistic change from Baroque to Galant, the replacement of the harpsichord Author: Ian Woodfield.

I enjoyed reading the "Raj". It is an impressive price of historical fiction that covers a very eventful period of Indian history. Mehta did an execellent job of painting a vivid and entertaining picture of Rajput kingdoms during the British rule in India/5(21). Raj is an interesting portrait of Indian royalty.

This novel chronicles the life of Jaya, an Indian princess traditionally raised in a time of change and upheaval. Jaya is born in the s, when British rule in India is well-established, and during her lifetime, Jaya sees this authority challenged and crumble/5.

Strong characters with a story told against the background of India during The Raj, Ghandi and political unrest years. Mary came to find a husband with 'the fishing fleet' and found more than she expected. The machinations of the British Government and the terrorist activities of Gupta, the romances and heartaches make for a powerful story/5.

book is an essential text that should inspire scholars and performers to delve more deeply into the literature on opera in Germany. JAMES L. ZYCHOWICZ Madison, Wisconsin Music of the Raj: A Social and Eco-nomic History of Music in Late Eighteenth-Century Anglo-Indian So-ciety.

By Ian Woodfield. New York: Oxford University Press, [xvi, p. Get this from a library. Music of the Raj. [Ian Woodfield] -- Music of the Raj is a study of musical life in late eighteenth-century Anglo-Indian society, based on the unpublished correspondence of an extended network of families.

The writers of these letters. The Towers of Silence (Raj Quartet, Book 3) by Scott, Paul and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   For all their posturing and weighty pretences, the Indian elite’s life of letters is still strangely beholden to the British In Februarythe young Claude Levi-Strauss took a ship from Marseilles to Santos.

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Indian Tales of the Raj book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As rich and varied as India itself, these accounts bring to /5. Biography. British author Janet MacLeod Trotter has had 24 books published, 19 of them historical family dramas.

Her first, THE HUNGRY HILLS, was nominated for the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award, while IN THE FAR PASHMINA MOUNTAINS was shortlisted for the RNA Historical Romantic Novel of   The Paperback of the The Empire of the Raj: India, Eastern Africa and the Middle East, by R.

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Music of the Raj provides a colourful portrait of daily musical life in the late eighteenth century. Based on unpublished Anglo-Indian correspondence, Woodfield illustrates in fascinating detail the Read more.

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Oxford: Oxford University.Nonetheless, it reads wonderfully and is a great supplement to James Raj: The Making and Unmaking of British India. Spanning the post-Mutiny years from until the chaotic formation of India inFarwell presents many fascinating details about army This is another incredibly readable and informative book by Farwell and one that should /5.

The book is furnished with images, music examples and extensive endnotes. A companion website provides colour versions of the book’s black and white illustrations, an extended bibliography, MP3 samples of many of the book’s music examples, and a discography of recordings, with links to online retailers and free legal sources where available.