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i dont get it..how do i laern how to play tabla with this ? :|

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Try to make out the same beat, if you do keertan you can use this to play with with your shabad, its the best internet can offer you, if you're serious about learning then I suggest find a good teacher.

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Those are just the taals (rhythmic cycles)!

To learn how to play a taal u gota learn the bols that are played on the tabla to complete a rhythmic cycle...

that does not sound like a tabla to me! :| @ wacko.gif

By the way who plays tabla on this site...

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Dadra Taal (6 matra/beats) 3 + 3

Dha Dhi Na Dha Ti Na

Rupak Taal (7 matra/beats) 3 + 2 + 2

Ti Ti Na Dhi Na Dhi Na

Keherva Taal (8 matra/beats) 4 + 4

Dha Ge Na Ti N K Dhi Na

Jhap Taal (10 matra/beats) 2 + 3 + 2 + 3

Dhi Na Dhi Dhi Na Ti Na Dhi Dhi Na

Ektaal (12 matra/beats) 2+2+2+2+2+2

Dhin Dhin Dha Ge TereKete Tun Na Kat Ta Dha Ge TereKete Dhin Na

Teen Taal (16 matra/beats) 4 + 4 + 4 + 4

Dha Dhin Dhin Dha Dha Dhin Dhin Dha Ta Tin Tin Ta Ta Dhin Dhin Dha

its the best internet can offer you

Its not.

There are sites that have videos but if ur gna play tabla all your life then its vital to get a teacher. :TH:

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Guest Bass Singh

VJKK VJKF!

ALSO REMEMBER THAT IN TABLA YOU CAN NEVER STOP LEARNING IT, THERES ALWAYS SUMET NEW U CAN LEARN!

VJKK VJKF!

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lol...ive just found the best site to learn tabla!

http://www.petelockett.com/lessons/detaile...atutorials.html

here r some others:

http://chandrakantha.com/tablasite/quick.htm

http://chandrakantha.com/tablasite/bsicbols.htm

http://www.sandip-tabla.com/tabla_pages/tabla_language.html#

...they make it sound so easy!

....BUT NOTHING BEATS A GOOD TEACHER!

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Yeh the best tabla players in the world are still 'students' even though they teach hundreds of students.

Tabla requires dedication and serious passion for the instrument...

if ur gna make a living out of playing tabla u gota love it!!! :TH:

Ive been playing tabla for 13 yrs since the age of 3 and now im 16 years old and im still just a student and have a longgggggg way to go...

:|

Tabla cant be learnt overnight as it needs years of riyaaz (practice) and the sooner you get a guru/ustad to teach you the better... Its better to start at a young age as the hands of a child are able to adapt well to the tabla and the child can learn stuff quickly... just like learning to walk.

:nihungsmile: Good luck learning tabla.. keep the spirit of indian classical music alive!!! :T:

lol...ive just found the best site to learn tabla!

http://www.petelockett.com/lessons/detaile...atutorials.html

here r some others:

http://chandrakantha.com/tablasite/quick.htm

http://chandrakantha.com/tablasite/bsicbols.htm

http://www.sandip-tabla.com/tabla_pages/tabla_language.html#

...they make it sound so easy!

....BUT NOTHING BEATS A GOOD TEACHER!

Told you there were good sites :T:

This is also a great site..

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~apa/tabla.html

Tells you aslmost everything you need to know while performing a tabla solo and the use of different compositions such as tihai's, tukras, gats etc. :wub:

So who plays tabla on this site??? grin.gif

Am i the only one no.gif

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U definately need teacher to learn taba. How can a website tell u r getting right sound out of tabla and-tusi tabla sur ch kive karida ae-. Moreover evry ustad on the web will gve its own kaida for a tal if u folow dat all u will mngle up. Ucan play any tal but only ustad will tell u how much riyaaz u still need. Som bols read same but sound differntly so may be wrong wthout ustad guidance

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U definately need teacher to learn taba. How can a website tell u r getting right sound out of tabla and-tusi tabla sur ch kive karida ae-. Moreover evry ustad on the web will gve its own kaida for a tal if u folow dat all u will mngle up. Ucan play any tal but only ustad will tell u how much riyaaz u still need. Som bols read same but sound differntly so may be wrong wthout ustad guidance

yeh i agree..

You cannot expect to play good by reading books and doin research on the internet...

You even need to get the basics right like theka of different taals.... and it can only be decided if ur playin good enough or not by a good ustad/guru. Thats y even the basic stuff like theka's and basic beginers compositions sound good wen played by a good tabla players hands! :TH:

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yes yes i totally agree,,,,go find a GOOD teacher. especially if you are starting off...

i started off learning from just random people at gurudwara n stuff. so now my hand is all scrwed up, and its really really hard to fix now that its used to playing stuff the wrong way.

so ya, cant stress it enough, learn from a proper teacher.

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Guest PRITAM SINGH KHALSA
i started off learning from just random people at gurudwara n stuff. so now my hand is all scrwed up, and its really really hard to fix now that its used to playing stuff the wrong way.

:wub:

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