In the Footsteps of the Masters: Episode 1

The Basic Strokes

It is now that our journey “In the Footsteps of the Masters” truly begins, with the our first episode in the series published! In Episode 1: The Basic Strokes, we get to learn the basics of the tabla which will form the backbone of the rest of the booklet “42 Lessons for the Tabla”. Remember that comments and queries are always welcomed at Save the Sitar! So here is our first segment of Episode 1:

And here is a comments segment where we comment on this episode!

If you want to learn the strokes in detail, here is our tutorial.


Sites to Check Out

The 42 Lessons for the Tabla (Smithsonian Folkways)

In the Footsteps of the Masters (Our YouTube Playlist)

This article, including the inserted video(s), is not a substitute for the booklet “42 Lessons for the Tabla”. Please read the relevant parts of the booklet along with this article for a fuller understanding of the series “In the Footsteps of the Masters”.


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