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How does Tabla produce sound ?

How Tabla produce sound

Key difference in Indian and European Percussion Instruments The main difference in Indian and European percussion instruments is that their instruments only create rhythm and on the other hand, Indian instruments literally speak. The secret is in the ink spot on Indian instruments. European instruments have no ink smearing. Dhol, ...

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Parts Of Tabla Instrument

Parts of Tabla (Thabla) instrument

Hello Classicals, In previous article I was discussed about History Of Tabla now this article discusses various parts of tabla. A set of this Indian drum instrument majorly consists of the following tabla parts: – two drums, the left drum and the right drum. Dayaa and Bayaa in Tabla Set: The drum ...

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Overview of Tabla (Thabla): Collective information about ‘what this Indian drum instrument is’?

Tabla instrument

On that day I was thinking about all Indian drums and percussion instruments, which I could remember. Considering each one in them, I pondered, ‘I consider the Tabla as the best in them. I, believe, most of the music lovers wouldn’t have any issue’. So, I decided to write an ...

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History of Tabla drum instrument

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Hello Classicals, First of all, we missed you all and missed writing here for two complete months. From May ending we stopped publishing articles on Swarmanttra.com due to some unexpected medical emergencies. But we are back now! with many new exiting topics. We are decided to start with series of articles on ...

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Why tabla has received a place of an ideal accompaniment in Indian Music?

Tabla Instrument

  While listening to Ustad Zakir Hussain’s tabla in my CD player, I started musing, ‘What can be the reason; the tabla has received a place of an ideal accompaniment in Indian Music? Why all the expert tabla players have achieved an enormous fame with their innate simplicity?’ The tabla ...

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Ustad Zakir Hussain: The Magician of the Tabla

Zakir husain

Would it be an exaggerated statement to call Ustad Zakir Hussain as ‘a magician of the tabla’? No certainly not…! Credentials are thus. Zakir Hussain is respected as one of the greatest musicians of our time. Through his stirring performances, he is now known as an Indian cultural envoy. His ...

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Ustad Faiyaz Khan: The tabla Maestro

Faiyaz husain khan tabla

It was the evening with the dark clouds hovering over the heads. I was chewing the fat with a music lover friend at a small eatery in a remote village. At that time, the sky was lighted with a sudden thunderbolt. It was Ustad Faiyaz Khan’s tabla recording that was ...

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