Source:Wesleyan University Press,, Middletown, Connecticut, United States, p.xx, 226 pages : (2022)
Keywords:(OCoLC)fst01030269, (OCoLC)fst01030444, (OCoLC)fst01030867, (OCoLC)fst01095573, fast, History and criticism., India, Music, Music., Musicians, Resilience (Personality trait), Social aspects, Social aspects., Social conditions.
Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction. Musical Resilience -- (Post)Patronage -- Performance -- Development -- Politics -- Conclusion. Ending Vignettes -- Appendix. Organizations and Festivals."Ethnomusicologist Ayyagari shows how professional low-caste musicians from the Thar Desert borderland of Rajasthan, India have skillfully reinvented their cultural and economic value in postcolonial India"--