Mrindangam is an ancient percussion istrument of South India. It forms the primary accompaniment as the rhythem element of a carnatic music ensemble. The word 'mridangam' is derived from the Sanskrit words Mrid and Angam - Mrid meaning 'clay' and Angam meaning 'body'. Sri N.Ramakrishna is this course takes you through the various facets of a Mridangam, highlighting playing styles, fingering techniques and giving musical lessons to help get the beginner started.
Instructor: Ramakrishnan N