Learning the Tabla, Volume 2 (Book + Online Audio)
The Indian tabla is a difficult pair of hand drums, but by no means should it be considered inaccessible. For those who have gone through the introductory Learning the Tabla, this book/audio is an ideal next step. It contains much new material which is appropriate for an intermediate level student.

This series introduces us to new material, concepts, and techniques. Such material includes a discussion of the complementary nature of tabla bols/technique. It also introduces us to new compositional form ...more
Product Number:
20871M
Format:
Book + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Pages:
72
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-8619-7
ISBN13:
978-07866-8619-3
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
3/17/2015
The Indian tabla is a difficult pair of hand drums, but by no means should it be considered inaccessible. For those who have gone through the introductory Learning the Tabla, this book/audio is an ideal next step. It contains much new material which is appropriate for an intermediate level student.

This series introduces us to new material, concepts, and techniques. Such material includes a discussion of the complementary nature of tabla bols/technique. It also introduces us to new compositional forms such as mukhada, rela, laggi, paran, gat, tihai, and chakradar. There is an introduction to the concept of transitional bols and techniques. This set also expands upon material that was introduced in the first set by giving new tals, and their thekas, as well as a more advanced kaida. There is also a discussion of the ancient barrel drum known as the pakhawaj and a discussion of pakhawaj material that can be played on the tabla. Audio download available online.

•Easy to use book /audio download to learn intermediate level tabla.
•It continues where Mel Bay's "Learning the Tabla" left off.
•Easy to use for Indians and Non-Indians alike.
•Introduces many new compositional forms as well as more advanced theoretical material.
•May be used with or without the guidance of a teacher.
Preface
Introduction
The Tabla
Tal
Bols
Bols of the Right Hand
Bols of the Left Hand
Bols That Use Both Hands
Bols Expressions
Bols Which Have No Technique
Notation
Compositional Forms
Overview of Defining Criteria for Compositions
Linguistic Diversity
Gharana
Left-handedness
Gender
More Bols
Variations in Bols
Complementary Forms
New Bols and Technique
Mukhada and Tukada
Mukhada
Tukada
New Techniques for Familiar Bols
Dhin
TiTa
TiRaKiTa
Taa - TiTaKiRaNaaKa & Dhaa - TiTaGiRiNaaGa
TiRaTiRaKiRaNaaKa & DhiRaDhiRaGiRaNaaGa
Fast Prakars
Rela
Structure of Rela
Kaida-Rela
Swatantra Rela
Another Kaida
Pakhawaj Material
Pakhawaj vs Tabla
Gender Association
New Bols
Overview of Technique and Bols of Pakhawaj
Compositional Forms
Paran
New Tals
More Tals and Prakars
Ultra-Fast Tintal Prakar
Dadra Prakar
Jhaptal Prakar
Rupak Prakar
Dipchandi Prakar
Kaherava Prakars
Tilwada
Jhoomra
Transitions
TiRaKiTaTaKa
TiTaKaTaGaDeeGeNa
More Tihais and Chakradars
Tihai
Chakradar
Gat
Laggi
Conclusion
Appendix
About the Authors
 
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