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.
|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|
|History & Development||44|
|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|
Item Code: IHJ076 Author: Pankaj+Vishal Cover: Paperback Edition: 2008 Publisher: Pankaj Publications, New Delhi 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.