Item #: VBT1
Shri Ashwin Batish starts this Tabla video from the very basics. This is a Must Have for every tabla student. The Tabla drum set has become the staple percussion diet of the Indian music scene. Although today it has found a permanent home in the classical music tradition of North India, it has also been the rhythm instrument of choice in folk and film music. This video deals with: Names of various drum parts - Bayan, Dayan, Pudi, Gatta, Gajara, etc.; Care of your Tabla set; Sitting Position; Tuning the Tabla; Proper left and right hand positions; Some important Tabla and Dagga sounds and their production; Combination sounds; Simple exercises. The program Duration is 65 minutes, DVD.
Item #: LTB2
Set of 2 books by Ram Avtar "Vir". Covers parts of tablas, sitting positions, Boles, time and rhythm, tuning exercises, history, care, beginning tals, advanced talas, and more. (47 and 54 pages.)
Item #: LINT
Ed. by Ram Avtar "Vir". Provides a historical, cultural & technical overview of the evolution of Indian music, 159 pages.