Online Tabla Lessons for Beginner Students | Level -2

Beginner

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by Apurba Mukherjee

30 Years Experience

Disciple of late Pt. Shankar Ghosh. Performed in more than 28 concerts in India & 25 festivals abroad.

US $22.8 per class |

for 1-on-1, 45 mins class

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Instruction Language

: English

Course Summary

After learning the basic bols and some compositions in the Beginners Level – 1, they will be taught some more compositions like Kaida and Rela in Teen Taal, 16 beats. During this course, they will also learn the ek-gun (single ), and Dwi-gun (double) of Teen Taal and also learn how to play the compositions in those tempo and how to recite those too. They will also learn some basic fixed compositions, like Tukra & Gat. These are important compositions that are played at the end part of Tabla solo and also could be played during accompaniment. For playing Tabla solo, it’s very important to learn different Kaida & Rela with different syllables of Tabla. This is a foundation course that will also help them to get ideas during accompaniments in the advanced stage.

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Teacher's Profile

Apurba Mukherjee

Experience: 30 Years

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords

    Indian Classical Music, World Music, Tabla
  • Education

    B.Sc. (Honors) from Asutosh College, Calcutta University

    Disciple from Pandit Shankar Ghosh

  • Work Details

    Secretary & Artistic Director (Charitable work) - "Mangalacharana" - A charitable organisation to support artists and needy people.

  • 90 Online live sessions completed

    This particular teacher is already a hit among our students.
  • About the Course

    After completing Level -1, students can join this level. Students will learn about Teen Taal theka and how to play Teen Taal. They will learn some compositions in Teen Taal -16 bests – Kaida and Rela. Students will also learn about ekgun (single tempo ) and Dwigun (double tempo). Further, students will learn how to play the compositions in those tempos and how to recite those too, some basic fixed compositions, like Tukra, Gat, etc, and recitation of the fixed compositions with Teen Taal clapping system.

    About the teacher: Apurba is a bright and talented Tabla player in the world of Indian classical music. As a disciple of Pandit Shankar Ghosh, he has performed widely in India and abroad, accompanying well-known musicians of the country(such as Ustad Saiuddin Dagar, Pt. Vinayak Torvi, Smt Purnima Sen, Smt Sanjukta Ghosh, Prof. Mohan Singh, Sri Kushal Das, Sri Kaivalya Kumar Gurav, Sri Partho Sarothi, Sri Partha Bose, Sri Sanjoy Banerjee, and others) as well as composing and performing experimental music projects with musicians overseas.

    Some important concerts Apurba has performed in India: Saaz e Bahaar - NCPA (Mumbai), Thumri Festival (Sahitya Kala Parishad, Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi),Baba Harivallabh Sangeet Mahasabha- Jalandhar, Kumbh Mela- Prayagraj (Department of Culture, Uttar Pradesh Govt.), Dr.Basant Rao Deshpande Smriti Sangeet Samaroh (Nagpur,SCZCC,Ministry Of Culture, Govt Of India), Ravi Shankar Centre - RIMPA Festival (New Delhi),Sangeet Bihaan- Sangeet Natak Academy (Patna), West Bengal State Music Academy Annual Music Festival (Kolkata), ITC Sangeet Research Academy (Kolkata),Santarampant Kirvadkar Smriti Shastriya Sangee Mahotsav, SCZCC, Ministry Of Culture, Govt Of India- Nagpur, Ballygunge Maitryee Music Circle (Kolkata), Basant RituAyee (EZCC, Govt.Of.India),Kala Prakash (Varanasi), SangeetPiyasi, BagbajarAlapan, Shobhabazar Sangeet Sammelan , St.Xavier’s College (kolkata), NTPC (Bihar), Sri Auriobindo Auditorium (Auroville, New Delhi and Pondicherry), IIC (New Delhi),India Institute Of Fundamental Research(Bangalore),Krishna Kriti Festival (Hyderabad),Calcutta Television, Tara Bangla, Kolkata TV & DD Bangla (Television Shows).

    Besides playing important concerts in India he has also perfomed in impotant festivals and concerts in various Countries of Canada, Europe and Middle East, such as – Learn Quest Music Conference (Boston, USA),Indian Fine Arts Academy San Diego (San Diego, USA), India Community Center (Rochester, USA), Raga Mala ,Calgary (Canada), Raga Mala, Edmonton (Canada),House Of India (San Diego,USA), Indian Performing Arts Of Charlotte (USA), MIT (Boston, USA), International Mugam Festival (Baku, Azerbaijan), Oriental Landscape Festival (Damascus, Syria), Ali Akbar College Of Music, (Basel, Switzerland),Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt(Berlin), Helsinki University (Finland), Tours University and Conservatory (France),MusseGuimet (National Museum for Oriental Art and Culture, Paris),Les Orientales Festival (France), RASA(Holland), Festival - Bombaysers de Lille 3000 (Lille, France), Bose Blue Note Jazz Fest (Paris), Oslo Opera (Norway),London Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival (Canada), Paleo Festival (Nyon, Swiss), etc.

    Workshops and Lecture Demonstrations- Governor’s School in Winston Salem (North Caroline, USA), Governor’s School in Raleigh (North Caroline, USA), Conservatory of Angers – France, International Dance Workshop in Metz (France), Higher Institute of Music (Damascus, Syria), Workshop and demonstration about Indian Rhythm in Tours Conservatory (France), Workshop in Conservatory Departmental Emile Goue (Gueret, France), workshops in Auroville (Pondicherry), Association Bhairavi -France, Association Hidole- South France, Anagath (France), etc.

    Apurba has demonstrated different Tala for a CD-ROM, "Antara", which is about the introductions of Indian Classical Music. Maestros like Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Pandit Brij Narayan and Smt. Shruti Sadolikar has also performed on this CD-ROM. Collaborations- Apurba composed and collaborated with great musicians for different projects, like with Jamshid Chemirani, Bijan, and Keyvan Chemirani, withPrem Joshua, with Erik Truffaz Quartet, with Erik Truffaz and Malcolm Braff for Indian Project ( BENARES- Cd from EMI-Blue Note), to name a few. Apurba’s style depicts wonderful filigree of thought, imagination, taalim, and riyaaz. 

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    Factoid

    Oral notation of tabla comprises onomatopoetic syllables called bols. It was Vishnu Digambar, Vishnu Narayan who created the notation system. These notations are preference based and not standardized.The systems have bols written down in a script such as Devanagari.

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