B. Sivaramakrishna Rao - Learn To Play Sitar

B. Sivaramakrishna Rao - Learn To Play Sitar

Jun 5, 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
  • Tuning
  • Basic lessons
  • Fingering techniques
  • Concert pattern

Language: English
Year: 2007
Country: India
Running time: 1 hour
Quality: DVD5
Video: MPEG2 720x480 (4:3) 29.97fps 8000Kbps
Audio: Dolby AC3 48000Hz stereo 192Kbps
Booklet: No
Size: 3.4 Gb

B. Sivaramakrishna Rao - Learn To Play Sitar
B. Sivaramakrishna Rao - Learn To Play Sitar

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14 comments on “B. Sivaramakrishna Rao - Learn To Play Sitar”

  1. hi! please refresh the links!
    I am interested too 🙂 thanx

  2. could you please refresh the download links, or upload again? "file not found"
    thank you!

  3. I'd like to play sitar with ornaments and clarity of time of raga, because oriental music is different of the ocident and it's important for we reproduce here the same indian feeling.
    thanks! 😉

  4. thanks I've been accepted as a member, dvd tutorial really helped me

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