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by Greg
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: Worth a watch...!!
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Worth a watch...!!

"Darbar doesn't usually share what goes on behind the scenes of our shoots, but on this occasion the events that we witnessed were too spectacular to keep to ourselves. The team, made up of Sandeep Virdee (artistic director), Jagdeep Shah (operations director) and Rehmat Rayatt (filmmaker) welcome B...
by Greg
Thu Dec 01, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Rare Harmonium
Replies: 11
Views: 514

Re: Rare Harmonium

Does anyone know anything of Dwarkin Harmoniums...I can't find out much about them....?


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by Greg
Sat Jul 23, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: New Project -- Mohan Singh Tumba Replacement
Replies: 21
Views: 967

Re: New Project -- Mohan Singh Tumba Replacement

Great project....nice start. You could of course have made the gourd a different shape if you wanted, not sure what shape...but p'raps better to stay with the traditional. Have you thought about covering your frame in papier mache? Not sure if you could bridge the spaces, but with big enough pieces ...
by Greg
Tue May 17, 2016 1:36 pm
Forum: PERCUSSIVE INSTRUMENTS
Topic: Female Tabla Players and Speed
Replies: 9
Views: 454

Re: Female Tabla Players and Speed

There are a few male players with a similar approach... :wink:
by Greg
Fri Sep 25, 2015 12:28 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: Sitar Bin
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Re: Sitar Bin

Yup, I do plan to go, just a short trip into London for me... :)
by Greg
Wed Sep 23, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Antique instruments from the V&A Museum
Replies: 8
Views: 705

Re: Antique instruments from the V&A Museum

see here too...the Musical Wonders of India series of films from Darbar...here's the sarangi one, there are others...enjoy...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59FpEMSSQiE


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by Greg
Wed Sep 23, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: Sitar Bin
Replies: 5
Views: 436

Sitar Bin

A short but sweet clip from the BBC News...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-34329013

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by Greg
Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: THE LATEST KANAI LAL FAKE
Replies: 11
Views: 908

Re: THE LATEST KANAI LAL FAKE

Looks like it's been outed....
by Greg
Wed Sep 16, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: Awesome Instruments...!!
Replies: 1
Views: 338

Awesome Instruments...!!

Hi folks

Heads up to the new series of short films on You Tube from Darbar...check out this surbahar...

https://youtu.be/1RLYS_NkklQ

and this tambura...

https://youtu.be/iSy6S6Y5jG8

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by Greg
Thu Sep 10, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: THE LATEST KANAI LAL FAKE
Replies: 11
Views: 908

Re: THE LATEST KANAI LAL FAKE

coyootie wrote:yeah, but for 3 GBP... a nice evening around the fireplace?
Better off in the fireplace.... :)
by Greg
Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:13 pm
Forum: PERCUSSIVE INSTRUMENTS
Topic: The beginner's first three kaayadaas in teen taal
Replies: 14
Views: 1508

Re: The beginner's first three kaayadaas in teen taal

....make sure you plenty of listening too....good luck...Dhagedhina!!!..... 8)
by Greg
Wed Nov 12, 2014 3:12 pm
Forum: MELODIC INSTRUMENTS
Topic: How to increase the sustain of your sitar
Replies: 5
Views: 746

Re: How to increase the sustain of your sitar

Here is a story . The great Ustad Vilayat Khan once arrived for a concert at a university in India. His sitar was in another car and the driver got lost. So what did the great Ustad do ? He went to the music department, picked a student sitar, gave it a 2 min sandpaper jowari and then played a sple...
by Greg
Tue Nov 11, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: PERCUSSIVE INSTRUMENTS
Topic: The beginner's first three kaayadaas in teen taal
Replies: 14
Views: 1508

Re: The beginner's first three kaayadaas in teen taal

i mean 1_________2_______ 3________4 dha_______ti______ dha _____dha ti 1_________2_________3_______4 dha ge____ na da____ ge_____ thin na like this I think... 1_________2_______ 3________4 dha_______ti______ dha _____dha ti 1_________2_________3_______4 ______dha ge na______da ge__ thin na It's ve...