Tabla

Tabla

Tabla

A course in which you are taught the Very basics of Hindustani classical Music which includes: Swara- Taala introduction And everything you always wanted To know about the fascinating percussion instrument- Tabla The most common historical account credits the 13th century Indian poet Amir Khusrau as having invented the instrument, by splitting a single Pakhawaj drum into two parts.

However, none of his writings on music mention the drum (nor the string instrument sitar, which is often paired with tabla). The playing technique for drums involves extensive use of the fingers and palms in various configurations to create a wide variety of different sounds; these are reflected in the mnemonic syllables (bol). On the bayan the heel of the hand is also used to apply pressure, or in a sliding motion, so that the pitch is changed during the sound's decay.

This "modulating" effect on the bass drum and the wide range of sounds possible on the instrument as a whole are the main characteristics that make tabla unique among percussion instruments. A percussion instrument original to India.

A very sought after accompaniment for Hindustani music, Tall Vaadya fusion ensembles and as accompaniment for dances such as Kathak and Indo-fusion. A Tabla player easily leads people into a world of magic with its sound breaking through element of nature with nimble fingers.

If you wish to have gain academic certificates we help you breeze through the Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Exams for the Arts. Who Should Enrol: Girls & Boys 2-3 years and above (No Age Bar).

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