Reference Books for FALL Semester

Kuchipudi MA Reference Books

  1.  Samagra Andhra Charitram by Dr. Arudra
  2.  Yakshagana Vangmaya Charitra by Sri S.V. Joga Rao
  3.  Kuchipudi Nataka Vikasam by Dr. Vedantam Ramalinga Shastry .
  4.  Andhra Vaggeyakara Charitra by Sri Balantrapu Rajanikanta Rao.
  5.  Kuchipudi Natya Visishthata by Dr. Chinta Ramanathan
  6.  The World of Koochipoodi Dance by Swapnasundari
  7.  Kuchipudi; Gurus, Performers and Performing traditions by Dr. M. N. Sharma.
  8.  The Great Integrators, The Saint singers of India ( collection of articles ) by Dr. V. Raghavan.
  9.  Natyasastra (A Treatise on Ancient Indian Dramaturgy and Histrionics), Edited and Translated by Manmohan Ghosh, Pub: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, Varanasi
  10. Sangeeta Ratnakara of Sarangadeva. Trans:
  1. Nrtta Ratnavali of Jaya Senapati. English Trans: Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao, Dr. Yashoda Thakore. Pub: Kakatiya Heritage Trust, 1-1-894, Siddarth Nagar, REC Post, Warangal 506004
  1. .Movement And Mimesis, The Idea of Dance in the Sanskrit Tradition by Mandakranta Bose. Pub:D.K,Printworld(P) Ltd., New Delhi
  1. The Natyasastra by Kapila Vatsyayan. Pub: Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi
  1. “Natya Sastram”: A treatise on Ancient Indian Dramaturgy and Histrionics, translated by Manamohan Gosh, Volume 1, Chapter 1-20, Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan, 2016 Varanasi
  2. “A Panorama of Indian Dances”: by U S Krishna Rao & U K Chandrabhaga Devi, Sri Sadguru Publications, New Delhi.
  3. “A history of dance in South India” by Dr. Nataraja Ramakrishna, edited and translated by Dr. Ramesh Krishna, Published by Nataraja Ramakrishna Andhra Natyam trust, Hyderabad, 2015.
  4. “KUCHIPUDI: Gurus, Performers and Performance Traditions” by Dr. M Nagabhushana Sharma, Published by Ranga Sampada 2015`.
  5. “Kuchipudi Mahotsav’ 1996,” a souvenir by Kuchipudi Kalakendra, 1996, Bombay.
  6. “Kuchipudi Kalapas-An Odyssey rediscovered” by Dr. P Rama Devi, Padinjyarayil Publications, 2004, Hyderabad.
  7. “Indian Classical Dances” by Shovana Narayan, Shubhi Publications Gurgaon, India.
Kuchipudi Diploma Reference Books

KUCHIPUDI REFERENCE BOOKS FOR DIPLOMA FALL SEMESTER

  1. Folk lore of Andhra pradesh by Dr. B. Ramaraju, National book trust, 1997
  2. Dance Traditions of Andhra by Sri. Arudra, visalandhra publications, 2011
  3. Devadasi by Dr. Vakula bharanam Lalita.
  4. Traditions of Indian Folk Dance by Kapila Vatsayan, Clarion Books, 1977
  5.  Natyasastra (A Treatise on Ancient Indian Dramaturgy and Histrionics), Edited and Translated by Manmohan Ghosh, Pub: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, Varanasi
  6. Abhinaya Darpanam of Nandikeswara, Trans: P.S.R.Appa Rao, pub: Dr. Laxmi Damaraju, 756, Primrose lane, Schaumberg, II. 60194,USA (A Natyamala Publication)
  7. Nrtta Ratnavali of Jaya Senapati. English Trans: Dr. Pappu Venugopala Rao, Dr. Yashoda Thakore. Pub: Kakatiya Heritage Trust, 1-1-894, Siddarth Nagar, REC Post, Warangal 506004
  8. “Natya Sastram”: A treatise  on Ancient Indian Dramaturgy and Histrionics, translated by Manamohan Gosh, Volume 1, Chapter 1-20, Chaukhamba Surbharati Prakashan, 2016 Varanasi
  9. “A Panorama of Indian Dances”: by U S Krishna Rao & U K Chandrabhaga Devi, Sri Sadguru Publications, New Delhi.
  10. “Smiles of the Muse” (A collection of essays) by Prof S V Joga Rao, Swadhrama Swarajya Sangh, Mardras.
  11. “ Splendors of Indian Dances” by Dr V Raghavan, Published by Dr. V Raghavan Center for Performing Arts, Chennai 2004
  12. “A history of dance in South India” by Dr. Nataraja Ramakrishna, edited and translated by Dr. Ramesh Krishna, Published by Nataraja Ramakrishna Andhra Natyam trust, Hyderabad, 2015.
  13. “KUCHIPUDI: Gurus, Performers and Performance Traditions” by Dr. M Nagabhushana Sharma, Published by Ranga Sampada 2015`.
  14. “Kuchipudi Mahotsav’ 1996,” a souvenir by Kuchipudi Kalakendra, 1996, Bombay.
  15. “Kuchipudi Kalapas-An Odyssey rediscovered” by Dr. P Rama Devi, Padinjyarayil Publications, 2004, Hyderabad.
Carnatic Music Reference Books MA
  1. Manodharma Sangeetham’ authored by Dr. Sripada Pinakapani
  2.  ‘Pallavi Gana Sudha’  authored by Dr. Sripada Pinakapani
  3. ‘Ragam Tanam Pallavi’  authored by Dr. M.B. Vedavalli
  4. ‘Techniques of Manodharma Svara Singing made Easy’ authored by N.P. Ramaswamy
  5. ‘Manodharma Sangeetham’ – DVD collection by Prof. T.R. Subramaniam [3 DVDs on Raga Alapana, Thanam, Niraval & Kalpana Svaram)
  6. A Historical Study of Indian Music – Swami Prajnananda
  7. Ragas of South India – Walter Kaufmann
  8. Tyagaraja… and the renewal of tradition – William Jackson
  9. Essentials of Musicology in south Indian Music – Prof. S.R.Janakiraman
  10. Tanjore as a seat of Music – Dr.S.Seetha
  11. A S Panchapakesa Iyer , Ganamrutha Varnamalika
  12. Lalitha Ramakrishna, Varnam
  13. R Sathyanarayana, Karnataka Music As aesthetic form, PHISPC, 2004
  14. S R Janakiraman, Essentials of Musicology In South Indian Music, The Karnatic Music Book Centre
  15. S R Janakiraman, Ragas at a Glance, Shapre Carnatica
  16. T K Govinda Rao, Tyagaraja, Ganamandir Publications
  17. T K Govinda Rao, Muttusvami Dikshitar, Ganamandir Publications
  18. Sangeetha Sampradaya Pradarsini – http://ibiblio.org/guruguha/ssp.htm
  19.  Compositions of Tyagaraja Series – 5, published by Sri T.K.Govinda Rao
  20. 1] Compiled and edited by Sri TKG, 1995.

    2] Sangita Sourabhalu 1 to 4 editions, compiled by Dr. Sripada Pinaka Pani,Published by TTD,Tirupathi,1995 to 1999.

Carnatic Music Reference Books Diploma
  1.  Ghanaraga Pancharatna-s –  http://www.sruti.org/library/Thyagaraja/2001/TAS2001.pdf
  2. Jagadanandakaraka Notation – http://www.shivkumar.org/music/jagadananda-new.pdf
  3. Dudukugala Notation – http://www.shivkumar.org/music/dudukugala-new.pdf
  4. Sadhinchene Notation – http://www.shivkumar.org/music/sadhinchane-new.htm
  5. Kanakanaruchira Notation – http://www.shivkumar.org/music/kanakanaruchira-new.pdf
  6. Endaro mahanubhavulu Notation – http://www.shivkumar.org/music/kanakanaruchira-new.pdf
  7. Sangeetha Sampradaya Pradarsini – http://ibiblio.org/guruguha/ssp.htm
  8. T K Govinda Rao, Syama Sastri, Ganamandir Publications
Carnatic Music Reference Books Certificate
  1. Ganamrutha Varna Malika – compiled by Sri A.S.Panchapakesa Iyer,
  2. published by Ganamrutha Pracharam, Year 2012.
  3. Sangita Sudha, by Sri Nukala China Satya Narayana, first edition 2002,published by Datta Sai Graphics
  4. Varna Sagaram, Compiled by Sri T.K.Govinda Rao,first edition 2006, Gana Mandir Publications