Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Performing Arts > Handbook of Bansuri (Flute): History, Anatomy, Learning, Maintenance
Displaying 101 of 1274         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Handbook of Bansuri (Flute): History, Anatomy, Learning, Maintenance
Pages from the book
Handbook of Bansuri (Flute): History, Anatomy, Learning, Maintenance
Look Inside the Book
Description
Preface

The tradition of music in our country is as old as the civilization of this country itself. It is often said that the lord created the entire universe and kept it moving with the effect of Maya. When ever the lord played his flute the Maya got going.

The name of Bansuri is attached to the creator of this universe self. It is so old and so lucky that the lord found it worth keeping it over his lips.

Even if one does not agree with the divinity of the Bansuri one would hardly disagree about it’s soothing and satiating effect which takes the listeners on the sojourn of the unseen.

With this in mind we would like to introduce to the readers with one of the most important instruments of Indian Musical Tradition the Bansuri. This book gives a sound idea of the history development and basics of the instrument to begin with and facilitates the reader in motivating his interest to know more about this wonderful instrument for further learning.

This book takes care of the inquisitiveness of beginners and points out the salient probable problem areas of this field in a friendly manner.

Any suggestion for improvement of this book is welcome.

 

Contents

 

Preface v
Translator’s Note vi
Part 1: Theory of Music 9-40
The Indian Music System 11
Lay (Tempo or Speed0 21
Taal (The Rhythm) 24
Indian Music Notation System 30
Format of Music on Bansuri 32
Western Notation System 34
Points to Remember for Combined Notation System 39
Part 2: Bansuri- Then & Now 41-54
Bansuri 43
History & Development 44
Wind Instruments 46
Famous Bansuri Players 50
Part 3: Know the Bansuri 55-64
Various types of Bansuri 57
Parts of a Bansuri 60
Making of a Bansuri 63
Tips to Maintain a Bansuri 64
Part 4: Playing the Bansuri 65-72
Position for Playing 67
Blowing on Bansuri 69
Positions of Fingers on Bansuri 70
Tips while playing the Bansuri 71
Part 5: Notes on Bansuri 73-90
Playing Basic swaras on Bansuri 75
Notes Placement on Bansuri 80
Tips for buying a Bansuri 82
Playing Songs on Bansuri 84

 

Sample Pages




Handbook of Bansuri (Flute): History, Anatomy, Learning, Maintenance

Item Code:
IHJ076
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2008
Publisher:
ISBN:
9788187155997
Language:
English
Size:
8.4 inch X 5.5 inch
Pages:
94 (23 B/W Illustrations)
Other Details:
weight of book 154 gms.
Price:
$15.00
Discounted:
$12.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$3.00 (20%)
Look Inside the Book
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Handbook of Bansuri (Flute): History, Anatomy, Learning, Maintenance

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 19600 times since 8th Apr, 2017
Preface

The tradition of music in our country is as old as the civilization of this country itself. It is often said that the lord created the entire universe and kept it moving with the effect of Maya. When ever the lord played his flute the Maya got going.

The name of Bansuri is attached to the creator of this universe self. It is so old and so lucky that the lord found it worth keeping it over his lips.

Even if one does not agree with the divinity of the Bansuri one would hardly disagree about it’s soothing and satiating effect which takes the listeners on the sojourn of the unseen.

With this in mind we would like to introduce to the readers with one of the most important instruments of Indian Musical Tradition the Bansuri. This book gives a sound idea of the history development and basics of the instrument to begin with and facilitates the reader in motivating his interest to know more about this wonderful instrument for further learning.

This book takes care of the inquisitiveness of beginners and points out the salient probable problem areas of this field in a friendly manner.

Any suggestion for improvement of this book is welcome.

 

Contents

 

Preface v
Translator’s Note vi
Part 1: Theory of Music 9-40
The Indian Music System 11
Lay (Tempo or Speed0 21
Taal (The Rhythm) 24
Indian Music Notation System 30
Format of Music on Bansuri 32
Western Notation System 34
Points to Remember for Combined Notation System 39
Part 2: Bansuri- Then & Now 41-54
Bansuri 43
History & Development 44
Wind Instruments 46
Famous Bansuri Players 50
Part 3: Know the Bansuri 55-64
Various types of Bansuri 57
Parts of a Bansuri 60
Making of a Bansuri 63
Tips to Maintain a Bansuri 64
Part 4: Playing the Bansuri 65-72
Position for Playing 67
Blowing on Bansuri 69
Positions of Fingers on Bansuri 70
Tips while playing the Bansuri 71
Part 5: Notes on Bansuri 73-90
Playing Basic swaras on Bansuri 75
Notes Placement on Bansuri 80
Tips for buying a Bansuri 82
Playing Songs on Bansuri 84

 

Sample Pages




Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Learn How to Play Flute
Item Code: IDK885
$16.50$13.20
You save: $3.30 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Carnatic Music Reader In Western Staff Notation 7 (Containing Lesson on Playing Keertanam Kritis-3)
Item Code: NAD517
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
How to Play Tabla
Item Code: IDJ864
$14.00$11.20
You save: $2.80 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Beggar Princess (A Historical Drama in Five Acts)
Item Code: NAJ442
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Making of Don
by Krishna Gopalan
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAH495
$20.00$16.00
You save: $4.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Nrtta Ratnavali of Jaya Senapati
Item Code: NAM253
$55.00$44.00
You save: $11.00 (20%)
SOLD

Testimonials

I love this web site and love coming to see what you have online.
Glenn, Australia
Received package today, thank you! Love how everything was packed, I especially enjoyed the fabric covering! Thank you for all you do!
Frances, Austin, Texas
Hi, just got my order! Wow! Soooooo beautiful!!! I'm so happy! You rock, thank you!
Amy, Malibu, USA
Nice website..has a collection of rare books.
Srikanth
Beautiful products nicely presented and easy to use website
Amanda, UK.
I received my order, very very beautiful products. I hope to buy something more. Thank you!
Gulnora, Uzbekistan
Thank you very much for the courtesy you showed me for the time I buy my books. The last book is a good book. İt is important in terms of recognizing fine art of İndia.
Suzan, Turkey
Thank You very much Sir. I really like the saree and the blouse fit perfeact. Thank You again.
Sulbha, USA
I have received the parcel yesterday and the shiv-linga idol is sooo beautiful and u have exceeded my expectations...
Guruprasad, Bangalore
Yesterday I received my lost and through you again found order. Very quickly I must say !. Thank you and thank you again for your service. I am very happy with this double CD of Ustad Shujaat Husain Khan. I thought it was lost forever and now I can add it to my CD collection. I hope in the near future to buy again at your online shop. You have wonderful items to offer !
Joke van der Baars, the Netherlands
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India