The tabla is a percussion instrument that finds its home and origin in the North Indian Hindustani classical music with the earliest depiction of the tabla has been found in the carvings in Bhaja Caves in the state of Maharashtra.. The instrument consists of a pair of drums of contrasting sizes and tonalities. In this course, Udayraj Karpur, one of the finest percussive instrumentalists of the country, explains the basic concepts of Indian rythm and then demonstrates how these concepts are applied to the Tabla. With its stress on technique, this course is a good starting point on the journey to learn this fine instrument.
Instructor: Udayraj Karpur