Learn to Play Tabla - The Indian drums

The Indian Drums
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (109 ratings)
5,529 students
Learn to Play Tabla - The Indian drums
Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (109 ratings)
5,524 students
Understand the theory and practice of Tabla
Play Tabla bols in various combination
Learn and practice various excersises
Learn to play Tabla Padan
Learn & Play Teen Taal, Kherwa Taal, Dadara Taal, Ak Taal, Jhap Taal, Jhoomra, Ada Choutaal
Play Kaida in Teen Taal
Play Bhajan Taal
Tune Tabla

Requirements

  • you must have a tabla instrument and patient enough to learn in a slow and systematic approach

Description

This course helps you to start your Tabla learning and playing journey, with very systematic and incremental approach of learning Hidustani Taals, playing Tabla and exploring to vast knowledge of Tabla and music theory. 

The most critical part of Tabla playing is explained in detailed and made it easy for anyone interested learn and start playing Tabla compositions like Thekas, Kaidas, Relas, Mukdas, Thukdas, Laggis and with theory and practice.

Who this course is for:

  • you should have a practice of sitting on the floor for at least 30 minutes
  • you are committed time of at least one hour everyday for practice

Course content

1 section • 20 lectures • 1h 16m total length
  • Introduction of Tabla Guru
    02:22
  • About Tabla instrument
    02:04
  • Sitting position for Tabla Playing
    02:16
  • Tabla Parts
    02:53
  • Tabla bols set-1
    11:29
  • Playing Teen Taal
    03:03
  • Tabla bols set-2
    04:58
  • Playing TiRaKiTa
    04:39
  • Practice of Padan
    04:16
  • Speeds & Laya
    08:29
  • Playing Taal Dadara
    01:58
  • Playing Taal Kherava
    01:44
  • Playing Rupak Taal
    01:36
  • Playing Jhap Taal
    02:00
  • Playing Ek Taal
    03:10
  • Playing Taal Ada Choutaal
    02:54
  • Playing Bhajan Taal
    02:24
  • Playing Taal Jhoomra
    02:38
  • Playing Taal Tilwada
    02:36
  • Tabla tuning
    09:02

Instructor

Software Engineering head at Multinational Software company
Srinivas Gadepalli
  • 4.5 Instructor Rating
  • 386 Reviews
  • 17,440 Students
  • 2 Courses

Started as software engineer in early 80's, Actively engaged from last three decades on challenging IT projects. Designed and developed many software products including two ERPs', Digital media marketing products and presently working on Industrial Internet of Things.

Practitioner and trainer on Yoga and meditation for last 35 years, passionate learner and trainer on various technical and non-technical subjects that includes technology, music, yoga & meditation and personality development.   

Founder & Instructor at Yoga for life
Founder & General Secretory Ustad Shaik Dawood Tabla Trust
Founder & President Swarabharathi association for Indian classical music
Founder & Director Swarabharathi music school
Founder & CEO Softgrace Technologies