Indian classical music is so enduring that it is exempt from oblivion. It is destined to live in all ages of this world. This book on North Indian classical music (also known as Hindustani music) tells you, simply and informally, about the most popular 101 raga-s, and 161 topics commonly mentioned in conversation, articles and books on Hindustani music. It is the best tool to learn about and enjoy this genre of music, which is a significant component of World Music. More details at www.SoundOfIndia.com An audio CD containing aroha, avaroha and pakad of each of the 101 raga-s, is available. Please visit http://www.SoundOfIndia.com and click on Products. This book is being translated into French, Hindi and Gujarati.