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
CDs & DVDs > Indian Classical Music > Taalworks (Magical Moments On Tabla With Vineet Vyas) (Audio CD)
Displaying 606 of 748         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Taalworks (Magical Moments On Tabla With Vineet Vyas) (Audio CD)

Taalworks (Magical Moments On Tabla With Vineet Vyas) (Audio CD)

Taalworks (Magical Moments On Tabla With Vineet Vyas) (Audio CD)

Specifications:

Vineet Vyas
Times Music (2007)
63:14 Minutes

Item Code:
ICR442
Price:
$28.00
Discounted:
$21.00   Shipping Free
You Save:
$7.00 (25%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Taalworks (Magical Moments On Tabla With Vineet Vyas) (Audio CD)

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 6691 times since 15th Jan, 2011
About the CD

Photography: Liz Szynkowski of Impact Photography and Vineet Vyas
Graphic Design and Layout: Morning Light Design.
Liner Notes: Bageshree Vaze and Vineet Vyas
#6 Adapted from Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata Additional Composition by Vineet Vyas and David Braid
#4 adapted from the swan from Carnival of the animals by saint saens
All track except #6 and #8 engineered by Jeff McCulloch at Wellesley sound studios Toronto
Track #6 engineered by Ormond Jobin at Reacting Studios Toronto
Track #8 Engineered by Ross McCauley at Fast Forward Studios Montreal
Additional engineering by Lokesh Dhawan at Studio Synthesis New Delhi.
Additional engineering on Track #4 by Tyler Myalls at the Music Room Halifax
All tracks edited by Vineet Vyas and Ron Allen at Lenz Entertainment Studios Toronto
All tracks mastered by Andy krehm at Silverbirch Production Toronto.
All tracks arranged and edited by Vineet Vyas and Ron Allen except #6
All tracks mixed by Kevin Doyle
All tracks mastered by Andy Krehm

The tabla are the drums from North India and are an integral part of all facets of classical music and dance. They have immense versatility an incredible range of sounds and a vast repertoire. I have been very lucky to have studied this art form under one of India’s greatest tabla maestro’s Padma Vibhushan Pt. Kishan Maharaj and only through his Aashirvaad has this album come to light. I have studied the art of tabla for the past 20 years and form my travels in India Canada and across the globe I have been inspired by the interest of audiences to present the elements of a traditional tabla solo recital in a modern format. I am thrilled to offer you samples of the tabla’s vast potential and depth with new and interesting melodic textures.

In the Beginning (Uthaan) – This piece is inspired by the Benared Gharans of tabla playing and in particular by my guru Pandit Kishan Maharaj. It is uthaan the opening movement of a tabla recital and guruji famous for his powerful execution of this element (it is said that the prowess of a tabla player is evident from the opening uthaan). The melody is based on Raga Sohini a very deep and moving evening melody that has the power to immediately capture the listener’s attention. This piece is set to a rhythmic cycle of sixteen beats known as teentaal and features numerous improvised tihasis.

Revelations (Peshkaar) - A Peshkaar is an opening progression in which a small rhythmic pattern is slowly developed and expanded and different syllables are gradually integrated. This peshkaar is teentaal and features Raga Kalavati a beautiful and enchanting evening melody.

Benares Dawns on Me (Kayda) - As a young boy studying tables in Benares I would often walk along the ghats of the Ganga River where so many Hindus come to wash away their sins. Amidst the clamor of street sellers, sadhus local inhabitants and foreigner there is always an underlying sense of peace of Shanti on this river. In this piece I attempt to capture both the spirit of the Benares Style of Tabla playing as well as this unique blend of everyday commotion and mysticism. Set to Raga Bhoopali.

Chalan - Raga Charukesi Provides the melodic backdrop to this exposition of moving within an eight beat cycle by playing different groups of rhythmic Syllables some seven sixes and many extempore variations. This track goes out to all our friends at Real World especially Sir Peter Gabrie!.

Epiphany (Angusthaana) - Set to rhythmic cycle of seven beats this is a lively and uplifting piece. It features angusthana literally translated as finger movement in which the fingers are floating like waves over the right hand tabla while the left hand is doing a balancing act.

Bring on the Rain - In this piece I have attempted to depict the many moods of the Indian monsoon season. During the monsoons one experiences different rhythms of the rain a light and misty sky may suddenly erupt with explosive and torrential rains as dark thunderous clouds move in and lighting strikes. The melody is based on the seasonal Raga Malhar.

Moonlight - this piece exemplifies the beauty of music where 2 different styles of musicians and music meet. David Braid improvises on piano over Beethoven’s famous moonlight Sonata melody and I join a with improvisation on tabla. This recording is a result of our first meeting in which musical possibilities have come alive through the essence of improvisation.

Flight of the Swan - Adapted From the Swan by Saint Saens in this piece the tabla portrays the images of the swan an elegant being that is often featured in Indian mythology. The beginning of the song depicts the calm and serene beauty of a swan floating on the lake. Gradually there is a build in energy as the swan flutters and paddles in preparation for flight eventually the swan lands and a sense of calm returns.

In the Darbar (Rela, Upaj, Tukre) - This is a traditional finale to a tabla solo recital. Set to Raga Jog this piece features a rela which is the fast execution of a specific small ‘bol’ or syllable pattern. There is also padhant or recitation elements of Upaj or improvisation and many unique and priceless compositions which are likened to jewels in a tabla player’s treasure chest. I have concluded with a composition by the founder of the Benares Gharana Pandit Ram Sahai.

Thanks to

• My Guru Pandit Kishan Maharaj for blessing me with a glimpse of his vast knowledge and wisdom. It has been my great fortune to have his guidance and blessings.
• My parents Vijaya and Brij Vyas and my brothers Varun and Amit for their continued support and love throughout my journey
• The Canada council for the arts and the Ontario arts council for their support
• Pt. Puran Maharaj for his wisdom and guidance and for teaching me many compositions some of which are performed on this album.
• Sukhvinder Singh Namdhari (Pinky Bhayya) For his unconditional help love, teachings and inspiration upon my arrival in Benared in 1986 and in the years which have followed.
• George Koller Steve Oda, Ajay Prasanna, Murad Ali, David Braid, Ron Allen, Denise Djokic, Lokesh Dhawan, Kevin Doyle, Alix Bonenfant and Shaun Gratto.
A special thanks to my Tauji: Dr. Anand Prakash Vyas and his family for their continued support throughout all my journeys to India as well as to my Buaji: Suprabha Vyas Uncle and Aunty Verma, Aditya and Lavanya, Sanjay Verma, Joy and Dominique Chitralekha Pushkarna, Saurav and Suneet Lakhanpal Suresh Mangal, Kiran Ahluwalia, Jahanara Akhlaq Bob Becker, james Kippen, Andy Maize Pushpa Oda Geoff D’Eon Tarun Nayar, Rohan Fernando, Yuri Koller Imtiaz Khan Cheb I Sabbah.

• A special thanks goes to my wife and friend Bageshree – if it wasn’t for her love and persistence this album would never have reached completion or Times Music India.
This album is dedicated to the late Pandit Brahmanad Vyas and Akshaya Devi Vyas – your spirit and sacrifice have made my life in music possible.

1In the Beginning …(Uthaan)4.00
2Revelations (Peshkaar)6:37
3Benares Dawns on Me (Kayda)6:36
4Chalan8:09
5Epiphany (Angusthaana)5:20
6Bring on the Rain7:37
7Moonlight6:03
8Flight of the Swan6:49
9In The Darbar (Rela, Upaj, Tukre)13:23
Tabla Recitation: Vineet Vyas
Sarod: Steve Oda
Flute: Ajay Prasanna
Sarangi; Murad Ali
Piano On tracks #6 David Braid
Piano on Tracks #8 & #9 Ron Allen
Dilruba: George Koller
Cello: Denise Djokic
String orchestration arrangement co-producer Ron Allen All tracks compose by Vineet Vyas except #4 and #6 (See inside Credits)
All tracks produced by Vineet Vyas except #6 produced by George Koller

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

Based on your browsing history

Loading... Please wait

Related Items

Magic of Teen Taal (Audio CD)
Pandit Kishan Maharaj, Ustad Zakir Hussain and Fazal Qureshi with Arjun Shejwal
Music Today (2007)
68:15 Minutes
Item Code: ICL072
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Potpourri Apple Cinnamon (Home Fragrance)
Ripple Fragrance Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: ANA22
$25.00$18.75
You save: $6.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Greatest Jugalbandies (Audio CD)
Item Code: ICR148
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Pride of India Bhimsen Joshi (Audio CD)
Bhimsen Joshi
Times Music (2008)
52:68 Minutes
Item Code: ICR447
$28.00$21.00
You save: $7.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Soothing Synergy: Music Across Boundaries (Audio CD)
Various Artists
Ninaad (2011)
Item Code: ICT129
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Curious Hats of Magical Maths (Set of 3 Volumes)
Item Code: NAH057
$50.00$37.50
You save: $12.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Curious Hats of Magical Maths
Item Code: NAG037
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Curious Hats of Magical Maths (Book- 2)
Item Code: NAE322
$35.00$26.25
You save: $8.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Magic Web and Other Stories
Item Code: NAI377
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Art of Tabla Rhythm Essentials, Tradition and Creativity (With CD)
Item Code: IHL671
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Atharva - Veda - Samhita ( 2 Volumes )
Item Code: IDD462
$75.00$56.25
You save: $18.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Influences of Ancient Hinduism on Early Christianity
Item Code: IHE057
$36.50$27.38
You save: $9.12 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Miracles of Numerology
by M. Katakkar
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Jaico Publishing House
Item Code: IDG396
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

I love your site and although today is my first order, I have been seeing your site for the past several years. Thank you for providing such great art and books to people around the World who can't make it to India as often as we would like.
Rupesh
Heramba Ganapati arrived safely today and was shipped promptly. Another fantastic find from Exotic India with perfect customer service. Thank you. Jai Ganesha Deva
Marc, UK
I ordered Padmapani Statue. I have received my statue. The delivering process was very fast and the statue looks so beautiful. Thank you exoticindia, Mr. Vipin (customer care). I am very satisfied.
Hartono, Indonesia
Very easy to buy, great site! Thanks
Ilda, Brazil
Our Nandi sculpture arrived today and it surpasses all expectations - it is wonderful. We are not only pleasantly surprised by the speed of international delivery but also are extremely grateful for the care of your packaging. Our sculpture needed to travel to an off-lying island of New Zealand but it arrived safely because of how well it had been packaged. Based upon my experience of all aspects of your service, I have no hesitation in recommending Exotic India.
BWM, NZ
Best web site to shop on line.
Suman, USA
Thank you for having such a great website. I have given your site to all the people I get compliments on your merchandise.
Pat, Canada.
Love the website and the breadth of selection. Thanks for assembling such a great collection of art and sculpture.
Richard, USA
Another three books arrived during the last weeks, all of them diligently packed. Excellent reading for the the quieter days at the end of the year. Greetings to Vipin K. and his team.
Walter
Your products are uncommon yet have advanced my knowledge and devotion to Sanatana Dharma. Also, they are reasonably priced and ship quickly. Thank you for all you do.
Gregory, USA
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India