Dissertation Index



Author: Roy, Subroto, M C

Title: Examining Avartan in Khayal

Institution: University of Pune, India

Begun: October 2002

Completed: May 2008

Abstract:

Avartan in Khayal and Dhrupad music in Indian art music causes creativity, because it is a phenomenon that is present in all materials of music. Avartan is the cyclic not only in the temporal aspect of Khayal and Dhrupad but also the essence of svar (roughly tonal aspect) and the ordering of observation, retention, and recall in human mind.
This 'cyclicity' which is the property of avartan is the cause of creativity.

Keywords: Avartan, creativity,, cyclicity, phenomenon, cause, sam, memory, perception

TOC:

SECTION I
Epistemological Premises
Originating of Hypothesis
Rationale
Philosophy of Research
Problems
Methods
SECTION II
Defining Avartan
Etymological consideration
Describing Avartan
Ceometric & Artihmetic Perspectives
As Natural Phenomenon
Avartan & Memory
Material of Music
Avaratn & Tal
Cyclical Time & Avartan
Avartan In Svar
Chand, Avartan, Vedic, & Trika Significance
As A Concept
As an Infinite Existent
A Semeiotic Viewpoint
Functions of Avartan
a) In Khayal
b) Aesthetic Functions
c) Semeiotic
SECTION III
Physical and MEtaphysical Environments & Creativity
Definitions

SECTION IV
Links between Avartan and creativity

Contact:

Subroto Roy
06, Purushottam Apartments
18, Shilavihar Colony,
Erandavane
Pune 411038
Maharashtra,
India
Phone: +11-20-25458296
Cell: 09823256524
Skype: Subroto.roy41
email: subrotor@gmail.com
blog:subroto.roy.blogspot.com

Date Listed: 04/25/2010


     Return to dissertations