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How to Play Sitar
How to Play Sitar

How to Play Sitar

by Mamta Chaturvedi

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Language

English

Publisher

Diamond

ISBN

812881477X - Year: 2008 - Pages: 80

Binding

Paperback

Mamta Chaturvedi
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Author: Mamta Chaturvedi
Publisher: Diamond
Year: 2008
Language: English
Pages: 80
ISBN/UPC (if available): 812881477X

Description

Sitar is the king of musical instruments of India. The enchanting ‘clinking tins’ and the flowing Meend sound sweetest on this instrument. It is the tonal superiority of this instrument that has accorded Sitar its peerless position among the other instruments of music.

It is true that it rose to the dizzy heights of popularity quite belatedly. After having been invented by Amir Khusro by bringing about modification in the ancient Vedic instrument called Veena, the instrument didn’t catch musicians’ fancy immediately.

Contents


Sitar: A Historical Musical Instrument

Sitar: The Legend

Salient Features of Indian Music Theory

Concept of Tala and Laya

Notation System of
North Indian Music

Playing on Sitar

How to Handle Your Sitar

How to Tune Your Sitar

Some Important Rules of sitar Playing

Ragas on Sitar

Playing Filmi Songs on Sitar
(Text and Notation of Some Popular Filmi Songs)

Other famous String Instruments
(Sarod, Taanpura, Isaraaj)


Glossary of Technical Terms

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