A Study of Tabla


Author: Samir Chatterjee
A comprehensive 654 page book on Tabla covering history, theory, basic to advanced techniques, listing of 50 taals with descriptions and Theka, innumerable compositions in Tintaal, Jhamptaal, Ektaal, Roopak, Arachautal, Pancham Sawari, Nasruk, Dadra and Keharwa), as well as biographies of 100 Tabla players from past and present. The book is also accompanied by an instructional DVD. Foreword is written by Pt. Ravi Shankar The book is already in the libraries of major institutions in the west and being used as a text book at Manhattan School of Music for the ?Music of India? class.