This Website ‘www.musicresearch.in’ is devoted to the area of
Research in Music. Among the two sections, Research and Documentation
constituting this website, the Documentation part is being gradually moved to
the sister website - musicresearchlibrary.net.
The periodical News Letter, after a long break, is being
despatched. The News Letter will focus on the additions to the Music Research
Library. The details of the content of the Music Research Library can be
downloaded through the link given in the Home Page of the Musicresearch.in
Musicresearch.in too has had additions. The two printed books,
'Rāga-lakṣaṇasaṅgraha' by Hema Ramanathan and 'Musical Forms in Saṅgītaratnākara'
by N Ramanathan are being made available in pdf format. The scan copy of the
book 'Essays in Tāla and Laya' by N Ramanathan too has been placed but in
addition the individual articles in their revised format are also being
A monograph in Tamiz, titled 'Terms in the Cilappadikāram and
its Urai-s' by N Ramanathan, has been added. Reacting to the interpretation
of some terms found in the monographs, namely, 'Tūkku', Pāṇi, Koṭṭu and Acai, two
research articles were received from Dr. S A Veerapandian and Mrs.Vidya
Jayaraman. These articles too have been placed in this website.
Thus a beginning is being made to encourage academic exchanges
on technical issues. We invite other scholars also send their reactions to
research articles placed in the website.
The contents of this website musicresearch.in arranged in the
descending order of date of upload, can be downloaded from the link in this