Introduction to Tabla: The Exploration of Indian Rhythm, Oral Tradition, and Improvisation

MUSIC 1723

Tabla - Indian drums - are North India's prominent percussion instrument. Students will learn the foundations of playing tabla. Course goals include learning about the oral tradition associated with tabla, gaining knowledge about the historical and performance practices of the Benares Gharana, understanding Indian rhythmic time cycles, building a foundational approach to improvisation, and delving into the vast musical genre of North Indian classical music. There are no prerequisites for taking the course, and all students are welcome regardless of school or major.
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Introduction to Tabla: The Exploration of Indian Rhythm, Oral Tradition, and Improvisation
INSTRUCTOR: Buhts
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