A concise collection of the theory of 200 ragas, 72 pages.Author: RAM AVTAR 'VIR'.ISBN NO. 81-87155-31-0The concept of Raga, the traditional basis of melodic composition & improvisation in Indian Classical Music, has become familiar to listeners & musicologists throughout the world, but it's historical origins & early development have been little explored.?Theory Of Indian Ragas? gives and opening into the wide world of varied concepts of the Ragas, which are timeless, without history & chronicle. This book analyzes their notation, musical structure & relationship to the theoretical tradition in which they are embedded and cultivated in the Indian tradition.