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Ravanhattha

Suneera Kasliwal

Ravanhattha

epic journey of an instrument in Rajasthan

by Suneera Kasliwal

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Published by Shubhi Publications in Gurgaon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pābūjī Raṭhauṛa -- Songs and music,
  • Musical instruments -- India -- Rajasthan,
  • Folk music -- India -- Rajasthan

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSuneera Kasliwal.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3748.7.R35 K37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 158 p. :
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23921014M
    ISBN 108182901286
    ISBN 109788182901285
    LC Control Number2009310942

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: Ravanhatta Epic Journey of an Instrument in Rajasthan (): Subhadra Desai: Books. A Ravanhattha book arrives in India and comes upon an ancient mythical instrument. This instrument, the Ravanhattha, is not only the earliest ancestor of the western violin, but was also, according to the early versions of the Ramayana, invented by the Great Demon King, Ravana/5.

From the Jacket Ravanhattha, a musical instrument favoured by itinerant minstrels in the state of Rajasthan, is a curious combination of primitive and modern features. It has been refereed to in some of the earliest musical texts as one of the foremost bowing instruments of India.

Mythologically, it is associated with ‘Ravana’ and demon king of Lanka. At the core of Jered's book is his quest for the origin of the ravanhattha, the 'demon's fiddle', so called because it purportedly derives its name from the demon king Ravan, and is, well, a fiddle.

Those familiar with Rajasthani folk music will have no trouble identifying the ancient instrument, nor the haunting strains that rise from its strings. Netherlands-based author Patrick Jered has recently written a book (Finding the Demon’s Fiddle) about his quest to discover the origins of the instrument, in which he traces the mythology surrounding the instrument, following the path of Ravana, the Great Demon King of Lanka, through India, via mount Kailash in Tibet, to Trincomalee in Sri Lanka.

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The book is a strange mix of fact and fiction and makes us familiar with the way a European traveller views and absorbs South Asian culture.

This reminded me of a definitive book “Ravanhattha: Epic. Get this from a library. Ravanhattha: epic journey of an instrument in Rajasthan. [Suneera Kasliwal] -- Discusses primarily the bowed stringed instruments of Rajasthan, India, and the ravanhattha in particular.

Also discusses the Pābū Rāṭhauṛa epic, which is traditionally played by the. FINDING THE DEMON'S FIDDLE. A European arrives in India and comes upon anancient mythical instrument. This instrument, theravanhattha, is not only the 5/5(4).

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Title of book: Finding the Demon's Fiddle – On the Trail of the Ravanhattha. Author: Patrick Jered. Publisher: Tranquebar Pages: On the Trail of the Ravanhattha is the account of Patrick Jered's travels across India and Sri Lanka trying to find the origins of the ancient string instrument called the Ravanhattha.

The husband, Bhawra Bhopa, is playing an ancient instrument known as a ravanhattha and his wife, Santra Bhopi, is a vocalist.

Together they sing the story of a phad, which is a magnificently painted mural depicting a story. As one observes the intricate details of the 5/5.

It is believed that Ravana ruled over Lanka for a number of years however he was killed by Rama for abducting his wife Sita. It is said that Ravana ruled over Sri Lanka from to BC. During the rule of Ravana, there have been great advancements in the fields of science and medicine.

Bhopa also plays Ravanhattha, a bow string instrument believed to have originated during the time of Ravana, the king of Lanka. Earlier phads were solely dedicated to. Finding the Demon's Fiddle: On the Trail of the Ravanhattha (English) by.

Buy Finding the Demon's Fiddle: On the Trail of the Ravanhattha (English) online for Rs. () - Free Shipping and Cash on Delivery All Over India. Fascinated by the ravanahattha, the earliest ancestor of the violin and a musical instrument credited by mythology to demon king Ravana, Amsterdam-based musician and a PhD in molecular genetics Patrick Jered travelled to India and Sri Lanka to write a book on the subject.

He talks about his perception of Ravana How do you perceive Ravana. A book titled "Ravanhattha: Epic Journey of an Instrument in Rajasthan" has been published by Shubhi Publications, Gurgaon, in July This book describes Ravanhattha as a representative instrument of Rajasthan along with its historical background and present status.

Heading back to India, I realized that just a week in Sri Lanka had given me a whole new insight into the mythological inventor of the ravanhattha, and a fascinating new angle for my book.

The writer is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands ([email protected]) and his book ‘Finding the Demon’s Fiddle’ should be available in print mid Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site: Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from overbooksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

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