B. Sivaramakrishna Rao – Learn To Play Sitar
Jun 05 2011
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 Hussain Khan who was the doyen of Mian Achpal Gharana. The Lessons on this DVD have been tailored in such a way that they can be practiced in the comfort of your home.
- History of the Sitar & Artists profile
- Introduction and Ways of Handling the instrument
- Types of Sitar
- Parts of Sitar
- Basic lessons
- Fingering techniques
- Concert pattern
Running time: 1 hour
Video: MPEG2 720×480 (4:3) 29.97fps 8000Kbps
Audio: Dolby AC3 48000Hz stereo 192Kbps
Size: 3.4 Gb