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Courtney, David R.

Manufacture and Repair of Tabla - Book

Unique comprehensive documentation of the traditional approaches to the manufacture and repair of tabla.

EU: 35 €
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Non-EU: 32,71 €
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Contents: The Craftsmen, Metal, The Rawhide, Wood, Construction, Tuning the Tabla, Repair of Tabla, Non-Indian Approaches, Physics of the Tabla, Health Issues. Appendix, Glossary, More on Wood, Misc. Raw Materials, Other Indian Drums, Non-Tabla Applications.

David Courtney studied pakhawaj with Zakir Hussain and tabla with Shaik Dawood Khan of Hyderabad. He has been performing tabla since 1972, and is also well versed in the academic side of music, having written many books on the subject.

216 pages, spiral binding, large format