Learn to Play on Sitar

$19
Best Seller
Quantity
Delivery Ships in 1-3 days
Item Code: IDF302
Author: Ram Avtar 'Vir'
Publisher: Pankaj Publications, New Delhi
Language: English
Edition: 2004
ISBN: 9788187155140
Pages: 95 (Illustrated With B & W Figures)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9.4" X 7.4"
Fully insured
Fully insured
Shipped to 153 countries
Shipped to 153 countries
More than 1M+ customers worldwide
More than 1M+ customers worldwide
100% Made in India
100% Made in India
23 years in business
23 years in business

Book Description

From the Back of the Book:

An extremely popular Indian String Instrument Pumpkin Ground at one end, 19-20 frets, 7 main strings and 11 sympathetic strings. 127 cms, this marvelous instrument, when played properly, has the quality of a Spanish guitar in the hands of a master.

Learn to play on Sitar is a handy reference to master the art of playing Sitar for the amateur, the professional and the decorative.

 

CONTENTS
Preface 4-5
Comparative Technical Music Words 6-7
The Evolution of 'Swaras' (Notes) in Indian Music 11
Brief Outlines on Indian Music Theory 12-16
Taal & Lay (Time & Rhythm) 17
Lay (Rhythm or Speed) 18
Indian Music Notation System 19-20
Western Notation System 21
Points to Remember for Combined Notation System 22
Combined Notation System 23
Part - I
 
THE SITAR
 
Types of Sitar 25-26
Parts of Sitar 27-28
Identification of Finger Board 29
Strings & Frets 30
Part - II
 
READY TO BEGIN
 
Sitting Position of Sitar 33-35
Handing of Sitar In Proper Way 36-37
Production of Basic Boles on Sitar 38-41
Position of Frets And Notes on Finger Board 42
Position of Basic Notes (Swaras) on Sitar 43-44
Exercise for Basic Notes 45
Part - III
 
TUNING AND MAINTENANCE OF SITAR
 
Tuning of Sitar 47-48
- Independent Tuning of Sitar 49-50
- Tuning of Sympathetic Strings (Tarabs) 51
Treble Clef And Bass Clef 52
Maintenance of Sitar 53
Repairs of Sitar 53-54
IMPORTANT EXERCISES ON SITAR
 
Understanding Thatas 57-58
Understanding the Ragas 59-61
Natural Scale Exercise 62-68
- Bilaval Thaat  
Sharp Tone Note Exercise 69-73
- Bhairavi Thaat  
Sharp Tone Note Exercise 74-77
- Kalyan Thaat  
Gat Rag Hamir 78
Mixed Tone Note Exercise 79-83
- Kafee Thaat  
Gat Rag Khamaj 84-87
Gat Rag Asawari 88-90
Gat Rag Bhairava 91-92
Gat Rag Poorvi 93
Gat Rag Todi 94
Gat Rag Marwa 95
 
Sample Page


Book FAQs
  • Q. What locations do you deliver to ?
    A. Exotic India delivers orders to all countries having diplomatic relations with India.
  • Q. Do you offer free shipping ?
    A. Exotic India offers free shipping on all orders of value of $30 USD or more.
  • Q. Can I return the book?
    A. All returns must be postmarked within seven (7) days of the delivery date. All returned items must be in new and unused condition, with all original tags and labels attached. To know more please view our return policy
  • Q. Do you offer express shipping ?
    A. Yes, we do have a chargeable express shipping facility available. You can select express shipping while checking out on the website.
  • Q. I accidentally entered wrong delivery address, can I change the address ?
    A. Delivery addresses can only be changed only incase the order has not been shipped yet. Incase of an address change, you can reach us at help@exoticindia.com
  • Q. How do I track my order ?
    A. You can track your orders simply entering your order number through here or through your past orders if you are signed in on the website.
  • Q. How can I cancel an order ?
    A. An order can only be cancelled if it has not been shipped. To cancel an order, kindly reach out to us through help@exoticindia.com.
Add a review
Have A Question

For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Book Categories