B. Sivaramakrishna Rao – Learn To Play Sitar

Jun 05 2011

B. Sivaramakrishna Rao – Learn To Play Sitar

The Sitar is one of the most popular instruments in Hindustani shastriya sangeet and is a versatile instrument. Its ability to produce a deeply emotive tone that is very close to the human voice agility and liveliness has made it a very sought after instrument. Sitar music has been patronized for about 700 years and the fact that it is still being practiced today with dedication and passion is a testimony to its grandeur. This DVD of “Learning the Sitar” comprises basic lessons on playing the Sitar by Sri B. Siva Ramakrishna Rao, a disciple of late Ustad. Ahmed...

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Zan McLeod – Learn To Play the Irish Bouzouki

Jun 04 2011

Zan McLeod – Learn To Play the Irish Bouzouki

The bouzouki is a vital part of the instrumental line-up of many Irish session and performing bands, Zan McLeod, one of the Celtic music world’s most talented bouzouki players, accompanists and arrangers, has created a lesson that is comprehensive enough to be of great value to beginners and experienced players alike. With the help of button Accordion virtuoso Billy McComisky, Zan explores the bouzouki through the study of traditional reels, jigs and slip jigs. You’ll learn to play in several keys using ringing drone strings, moving lines, chord substitutions, harmonized scales and counter melodies, all designed to enhanced your...

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Gay McKeon & Nollaig MacCarthaigh – The Art of Uilleann Piping: Volume 1

Jun 03 2011

Gay McKeon & Nollaig MacCarthaigh – The Art of Uilleann Piping: Volume 1

Gay McKeon and Nollaig MacCarthaigh take you through the initial stages of learning to play the pipes. In clearly defined sections, they demonstrate the basic steps and show you note by note the fingering and playing of 6 tunes, as well as some of the technique commonly used by pipers. The DVD is packed with invaluable information and tips for the beginner and contains a section on problem solving as well as 7 further tunes which you can add to your repertoire. The accompanying manual contains notation of all the tunes, tips on problem solving and other useful information....

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David Hudson – Making & Playing Didgeridoo

Jun 01 2011

David Hudson – Making & Playing Didgeridoo

Firstly in ‘Making and playing the didgeridoo’ David shows us how he selects a tree strips and paints the didgeridoo. He also presents his vituoso method of playing the oldest wind instrument in the world. Then in ‘Bush tucker bush art bush life’ you can join David as he takes you to Jowelbinna – Cape York. See ancient rock art and learn ancestrial methods used for making spears and bush tucker. Its a slice of life in the oldest living culture in the world. Language: English Country: Australia Running time: 00:24:12 Quality: DVDRip Video: XviD, 3758 Kbps, 720×480, 16/9,...

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