David Courtney

Tintal Tabla Theka 2 CDs

The tintal lahara CD sets are a high-quality, lightweight and cheap alternative to electronic lahara machines.

EU: 19,95 €
incl. VAT, plus 3.60 € shipping within Germany / 5,90 € within Europe
Non-EU: 16,76 €
plus 5,90 € shipping within Europe / overseas on request

Each tintal tabla theka 2-CD set contains 10 tracks of continuosly repeated basic tabla rhythm (theka) in rhythm cycle tintal (16 beats in 4 x 4) in different speeds from very slow to very fast. They are meant as accompaniment for any instrumentalist, vocalist or kathak dancer. Total playing time is approx. 150 minutes

The tintal tabla theka 2-CD sets is available in the keys of D#. Key of D# works for tablas in D# (Sa / tonic), A# (Pa / fifth), G# (Shuddha Ma / fourth), G (Shuddha Ga / major third).

Track list (each track approx. 15 minutes):
CD 1: 1. 50 / 2. 60 bpm / 3. 70 bpm / 4. 85 bpm / 5. 100 bpm
CD 2: 1. 120 bpm / 2. 140 bpm / 3. 170 bpm / 4. 200 bpm / 5. 240 bpm
(bpm = beats per minute)

Recorded in the USA by David Courtney on tabla with tanpura accompaniment.