Learning Tabla with Alla Rakha (Book and Audio-cassette ed.)

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Learning Tabla with Alla Rakha is a step-by-step introduction to a single tabla solo in the Punjab style as taught by Alla Rakha, the tabla virtuoso best known for his many tours and recordings with Ravi Shankar. The book features an in-depth analysis of the logic behind the theme and variation forms.

Included with the book is an audio CD of Alla Rakha teaching, reciting, and playing the compositions

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jeffrey M. Feldman, Ph.D. plays the tabla and pakhawaj. He studied with Alla Rakha and with Taranath Rao, and has written a book with each of his teachers. He is a former Senior Fellow of the American Institute of Indian Studies.


"...one of the most articulate and practical texts to deal with Indian rhythm." -- John Bergamo, Chairman, Percussion Department, California Institute of the Arts

'...a wealth of knowledge into the basics and intricacies of tabla... an inspiration to all those who examine this study.” -- Emil Richards, percussionist

“Many jazz musicians, including myself, have benefitted greatly through knowledge of the structure of Indian music. -- Paul Horn, flutist

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Jeffrey M. Feldman
Published by Digitala (1983)
ISBN 10: 0964369400 ISBN 13: 9780964369405
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Book Description Digitala, 1983. Spiral bound Paperback. Condition: Very Good. No lesson tape included. Some underlining. One page has some pink highlighting. Book. Seller Inventory # 30671

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