Disclosure: when you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Tabla for Beginners – Part 1

Learn how to play the first Taal and accompany a Song with Tabla
4.7
4.7/5
(75 reviews)
1,094 students
Created by

7.6

CourseMarks Score®

6.2

Freshness

8.8

Feedback

7.3

Content

Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

Table of contents

Description

Hello and welcome to this course where I take you through the basics of tabla – the Classical percussion instrument from India. This course is useful for beginners or for refreshing the basics if you have played tabla before. The simple step by step instructions will ensure that anyone from age 9 to 90 will be able to play this instrument with ease. 

You will get a good understanding of the parts of Tabla and how to play different syllables or letters, which form the building blocks. Using these syllables, we will learn the first composition – Taal Dadra. We will understand how this Taal is played and how to use it to accompany different songs. You will also be able to play the core words in tabla – the Tirakita and Tita along with the popular phrases that are used to practice.

I have over 50 active students from various countries including India, US, UK, Australia, Canada, France and others. Through this online teaching experience, I have created a set of tips and tricks along with a step by step flow that helps learning tabla without having to be physically present with the teacher. In a special sections I will talk about how to make the most of your practice sessions as well as remain motivated in the journey of Tabla.

At the end of this course, you will get the confidence to move to exploring the next and more complex stages of playing tabla.

You will learn

✓ Basic syllables in Tabla
✓ Taal Dadra and how to use it in accompanying a song
✓ Commonly used words and phrases in tabla
✓ Practice phrases for improving the basic words

Requirements

• Should have a Tabla Set

This course is for

• Percussion enthusiasts who would like to understand the Indian classical percussion instrument
• Beginners in Indian classical music
• People who would like to use music to reduce stress by grooving to self created beats
• Beginners who would like to understand how to accompany songs
Tabla Visharad
I am a Tabla Visharad (Graduate) from the Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya. I have been playing the tabla since the past 30 years and teaching online since the past 10 years using Skype sessions. I have over 50 active students from various countries including India, US, UK, Australia, Canada, France and others. Through this online teaching experience, I have created a set of tips and tricks along with a step by step flow that helps learning tabla without having to be physically present with the teacher.
Browse all courses by on Coursemarks.
Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

Students are also interested in