Acharya Lovely Sharma

@DrLovelySharma · Musician

Written by :

  • Rajasthani Lokgeet on main Shastriyata
  • Western musicologist on Hindustani music.
  • Glimpses on Indian musicology.
  • Centers for the promotion of Indian Music.
  • Academic centres for the promotion of Indian music

Edited by:

  • Exploration in Indian Music
  • Music Therapy Today
  • Fine Arts for a promising tomorrow (Eng.)
  • Vaishwikaran mein Lalit Kalaon ke Vividh Ayam (Hindi)

Under Publication :

  • Pt. Brij Bhushan Kabra ka Vyaktitve Avm Kratitve
  • Sitar Ki Utpatti Gharane Avm Sonderyatmak Mulya
  • Effect of Music on prisoners

Publications :

The evolution of Sitar - The Times of India Feb 6, 1985 (Ahmedabad, ed. 50th Anniversary Day Publication)

  • The evolution of Sitar - Indian Express, May 19, 1985(Sunday Magazine edition)
  • Development of Sitar in India - Jr. Indian Musicology (Madras), 1986
  • The evolution of Sitar - Jr. Education Herald(Jodhpur), May 1986, Pg. 1 to 4
  • Sitar ka Kramic Vikas - Sangeet Patrika, March 1986, Pg. 13
  • Various composition of Ragas(Sitar) - Published in Refresher Course Magazine of A.S.C., Jaipur, 20th Jan 1998
  • Sur padon mein Raag evam Samay - Published in Sur Saurabh, Chennai in year 2000
  • Article : Vartaman samay me Agra sahar mein shashtriya sangeet ki sthithi(pp14-16), published in the journal of UGC- academic staff college, Himachal University.
  • Research on music and its problems - Published in Sangeet Patrika in the April 2001 volume 4/67,pp3. (Research Paper was awarded as best Paper of the year)
  • Rajasthani Lok-geeton ka film sangeet par prabhav, Sangeet Patrika(Hathras), October,2002,vol.10/68,pp 49.
  • Rajasthani Lok geeton ke sanrakshan ke upay evam sujhav, Jr. Education Herald (Jodhpur), pp20,Jan.—Mar. vol.32 no. I 2001.
  • Sitar Vadan Ka Saundaryatmak Mulya, in a Bkkolet of SIRIM-02 Conference, pp13, 2002
  • Sur-Sagar main murli madhuri padon par shastriya sangeet Aadharit vivechan, Jr. Kalakriti, Sept 2002, pp13-14.
  • Contribution of Folk Songs in Preserving Indian Culture, in the Booklet of XVII IACS International Conference, Feb 2002.
  • Psychology of music for humanity Psycho Lingua - Jan 2003, Vol. 33 No. 1, pp. 49.
  • Quality Improvement in Educating Music in University, pp14, Feb 2005.
  • Shree Hanuman ka Vyaktitva-published in Adan-Pradan patrika, Chennai, April-June vol.,pp32,2003.
  • Improvement in music education in universities”(pp 49-51) vol.I ‘04, Research Journal of the Indian visual and performing art-Lalit Kala sansthan, Agra,2004.
  • Improvement in music Syllabi of Universities - Sangeet Kala Vihar, Miraj, 2004
  • Girija Devi Ka Vyaktitva avam Kritiva - Sangeet Patrika, 2004
  • Challenges for music education in the arena of digital era, Journal of Bhartidashan University, Trichi, 2005
  • Effect of music on prisoners - Hand book of The 11th World Congress of Music Therapy, 2005, Brisbane, Australia, 19th July 2005
  • Music Therapy for prisoners: A case study, Sangeet Natak, Journal of SNA, Delhi, Vol.XI, No.2, 2006. pp 58-60.
  • Music- Its Psychological Communication, Psycho Lingua, Vol. 36, No. 1, January, 2006.
  • Teaching of Indian music- From Gurukul to Present, in the Booklet of 27th ISME world conference, Malysia, July 2006.
  • Swatantra Bharat Ke Hindustani Sangeet ke Kshetra mei Videshi Shashtragyon ka Yogdan in Smarika of national conference on ‘Vishwi satabdi mein sangeet mein ayae parivartan evam ooske sudurgami pravao’ Gorakhpur, pp6-7 dec., 2006.
  • Sitar ki vadan taknik mein sudhar’, Chaayanat, Jr. of U.P. Sangeet natak academy, Lucknow, Vol.114, 2006, pp 58-59.
  • Sangeet Shikshan ki Yatra, in the Book on Shakshik Sarowar, Edited By Dr. Mahesh Bhargawa, pp154-157, 2007
  • Healing power of Indian Music, Published in a C.D. of International conference of Indology, Goa, 2007.
  • ‘Sangeetik Chikitsa’,published in the Book on ‘Samajik Shiksha ki avdharna’ edited by Dr. Mahesh Bhargav, 2008, pp104-106.
  • Contribution of Alain Danielou ( Pt.Shiv Saran) to Indian Music, in the Book on Exploration in Indian Music,pp1-11, Edited by Dr. Lovely Sharma, Published by Sanjay Prakashan, Delhi, 2008
  • 'Rag and its effect on human’, Psycho- Lingua, vol.38 no.2, July, 2008, pp201-204.
  • 'Effect of Music on Prisoners', in the Book on Exploration in Indian Music, Edited by Dr. Lovely Sharma, Published by Sanjay Prakashan, Delhi, 2009.
  • 'Nature of Raga and its effect on human life’, in the Book on Exploration in Indian Music, Edited by Dr. Lovely Sharma, 2009
  • “A Birds eye view on the history of music therapy in the west”-Trends in Music Therapy Today, pp 1 to 37, 2009 Indian Classical Music:An Effective Relaxation and Stress Management Tool, Trends in Music Therapy Today, pp 92 to 100,2009.​​​​​​​
  • Music Therapy in India for Social Cause, Trends in Music Therapy Today, pp 129 to 135, 2009.
  • Indian Classical music- post independence scenario, Psycho-Lingua, publication of Psycho- Liguistics Association of India, p.p.182-184, Vol.43(2), July,2013, ISSN no:0377-3132.
  • Globalization of Music: is it beneficial or harmful?a review in the context of Indian scenario in the book entitled Fine arts for a promising tomorrow,H.I.B.S Publications, Agra, p.p. 29-36,2013, ISBN no:978-93-81427-41-5.
  • After Submission of the research project based on music therapy entitled, "Effect of music on Prisoners", I am regularly visiting various Jails of India to give Therapeutic sessions, to treat them with music.
  • Working rigorously on women and child education in remote areas
  • Undertaken a self - financed project on Nagla Baghel Grameen Mahila Utthan Yojna
  • Giving free music education to the people below poverty line.
  • Contributing towards Social Reforms through upliftment of neglected Girl children.
  • Participated in ‘Brahamnad’, a concert of Sitar where 1200 Sitarists performed in a single platform to raise funds for Bihar Flood Relief.
  • Many programmes organized for Community Work through N.S.S and rendered Social Service as Programme Officer including N.S.S. DEI.
  • Research work done on evolution and aesthetics of Sitar. The work was a result of my studies of Indian and Persian literature, old miniature paintings, sculptures and interviews with various traditional Sitarists, Sitar makers and musicologists through the country
  • Submitted a major research project entitled 'Effect of music on Psycho -social stress of Prisoners' funded by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
  • Research work done on "Contribution of Prominent Indian & Western Musicologist in Hindustani Music after 1947”.
  • Guided around 15 students for their research work. And many of them awarded for Ph. D