How to play tunes by listening
Picking up tunes by listening needs practice. It’s not rocket science. More we play alankars, our brain will automatically move fingers. Summary: Play alankars regularly. Don’t skip blowing your flute(not telling about playing) for a single day. Patience. Happy Learning… check my youtube channel as well.
Learning Bansuri / Flute at late age
It’s never late to take up a hobby or skill. Following questions run around a lot: I am 30/40/50/60 can i start playing flute? Can we learn flute at adult age ? Bla Bla Bla.. There is simple answer, everyone can. When we are kid we have less consciousness like “What people will tell?”, “Am…
Om jai jagadish hare…
New video on the popular bhajan is out, check the youtube video here. Added a small alap before the retention, tried to follow hari ji from his concert in some IIT(Don’t remember now, saw his video). Stay tuned i will give 1 video every Friday. Click to subscribe to my youtube channel.
Happy New Year 2022
Folks, It’s been a long time. I was busy with life and not able to post for few years. I have decided to get active again in my blog and youtube channel. Stay tuned and stay healthy..
Bansuri is a natural instrument and intense care needs to be taken.I will list few below: After playing bansuri keep it in open air for some 10 minutes..let it breathe… 😛 Store bansuri in locked case with camphor. Don’t drop bansuri. Clean bansuri with a cotton cloth both inside and outside every two weeks(Take care…
Must have for Bansuri players
Skills in bansuri or music can be gained by consistent practice.Practicing every day with proper resources is also important.So i will list down resources needed for practice: SL. No. Resource Name Comments Priority Cost in INR 1 Bansuri E scale Very High ~4500(E Scale) 2 Mat Where you will sit. Practice sitting on…
Writing Music,the Indian way
I will discuss few basic notation writing techniques w.r.t Indian Classical Music. Picture aside shows how to write all 12 swaras. These techniques differs with gharanas(Regional school of music).There is no rule as such.I will follow these in the blog they are taught to me by my guru ji,you can follow it as well. Now how…
More on bansuri
Here I will present the tutorial with FAQs. I struggled like hell as I started without guru and I know the pain of starting bansuri so, let’s begin … Q>From where I will buy bansuri? A>Buy transverse bansuri from roadside shops else find your teacher he/she will guide you. Q>How to make sound from bansuri?…
Prelude to Bansuri
Music can be produced by Voice as well as instruments and both go side by side.To master any instrument we must learn vocals, my guru ji says: “we should sing the piece that we will play in instrument otherwise music will be mechanical and the core feature i.e feeling, will be missing.” What my guru…
Lets leap in to swars and saptak
Let us learn more about the swars of indian classical music(Hindustani Style).From our previous post we learned about all 12 swars and now it’s time to know more of technical stuff of swars. Following knowledge is must for a music aspirant. Re ,Ga ,Dha and Ni have Komal variety but Ma has only variety…