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Learn Tabla - Advanced Level in an authentic way

by shailendra mishra

Tabla (Indian Hand Drums) Is a Traditional Versatile Percussion Instrument Which Is Full of Exciting Rhythmic Movements and Sound Productions, Aesthetics and the Best Medium to Express One's Emotional and Artistic Feelings.

Learning the Art of Tabla Playing Is Something Which Inspires One to Grow Musically and Live in Harmony Through Music.

Learning Involves Movement of Fingers, Wrist, Hand and Develops Focus/concentration and Other Creative Inner Qualities of Human Being Which Ultimately Brings Composure, Balance, Inspiration and a Meaning to One's Life.

When It Becomes Part of Life Style, It Brings Purpose to Life.

  • Course Duration52 Weeks

  • Course LevelProfessional

  • Instruction LanguageEnglish

  • Classes Taken12

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US$48(1-on-1 Class)

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1 Class = 45 minutes

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Educator Profile

shailendra mishra

25 Years Experience

From: India

  • Teacher Skill Keywords:
    Authentic Style, PUNCTUAL, SINCERE
  • Education

Course Details

Lessons include traditional compositions of different gharans, learning different popular taals (rhythmic cycles), knowing tabla as an accompanying instrument, Preparing students to perform solos in different taals including uncommon taals.

The student will learn in details like structure, beats,playing in diffferent tempos etc of Teentaal, jhaptaal, rupak taal, ektaaltas

learning the background and history of the instrument and its music and musicians.

Explanation of gharanas and their compositions, discussing different composition in context with its relation with other compositions and gharanas(school of tabla playing).

you will learn other short cycled Taals like keharawa, dadra, etc to be able to play with songs.

you will be able to learn how to accompany with vocal and other indian classical instruments.

following few compositions to be taught in above mentioned taals (Tintaal,rupak,jhaptaal,ektaal):

Ateet, Anagata , Peshkar its variations, qayedas, chalan , few gats of different types, Chakradars of different types, Relas,

To teach playing a solo in Madhya Laya,

Listening and appreciation of recordings of old masters of vocal and instrumental music


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