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Das, Ramanujacharya

Practical Mrdanga Lessons - Book with Audio CD

Systematic basic course for playing khol / mridanga
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The traditional Bengali clay drum khol, also called mridanga, is a groovy accompaniment for kirtans and bhajans.

In this methodical, clear and vivid course, Ramanujacharya Das teaches basic skills to play the khol. The teaching material includes:
* explanation of the most popular Indian rhythms (talas) using Indian notation
* illustrations of different stroke techniques
* rhythmic khol patterns for slow, medium fast and very fast bhajans and kirtans
* the Prabhupada mrdanga mantra
* breaks and endings

The accompanying CD includes 44 tracks with beats and further details.

softbound, spiral binding, 29 pages, CD with 44 tracks.