Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi

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Department of Musicology


Department of Musicology

The Department of Musicology established in 1966 which was an integral part of Sangit Kala Mahavidyalaya which was established in B.H.U. in 1950. The Department holds the prestige as being the first institution for Musicology and Research Work in India. This research section was first Headed by Prof. Alain Denielou. He did preparatory work for research in Indian Music but unfortunately he left Varanasi in 1953. In 1957 the founder principal of the college Pt. Omkar Nath Thakur entrusted the research section to his student Dr. Prem Lata Sharma, Reader in Theory & Research. She was well versed in Sanskrit and Hindi literature and had a good knowledge of practical music and modern research methology. With her untiring and continuous scholarly efforts she carried out many research projects and publications in short period. Prof. Premlata Sharma was constant HOD from 1955 - 1989.

Department of Musicology
Banaras Hindu University
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh


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