"Approach to Music : the Indian way" is a book published by Carnatic Conservatory of Paris - “Is this book any different from other introductory books about Carnatic Music?" It’s the approach outlined in this book that makes it different. This book provides valuable information about some of the very important aspects of Carnatic music which can be used as a basic guide to Carnatic music learners. The book also gives the reader an insight into Indian musician’s perception of Western music while providing an Indian view of Music to the western audience.
This book is attractive and easy to follow for learners who will find both exercises for rhythm (konnakkol) & melody (swaras) with high quality notations. This book also covers the beauty and details about Veena, one of the oldest traditional instruments. The reference to human body parts, Yoga chakras & Veena, is a good example to show that music and holistic living were a part of ancient India. Other publications of CCParis include ‘Children’s Carnatic’ a book series in multiple languages that uses simple story telling with beautiful illustrations, to open a curious window to Indian Music and Dance forms, which are one of the most ancient in the world. This is curated in a fun way to engage you and your child with every read. This series comes in handy for teachers to engage young minds as well.