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Please read our data privacy statement. The Lessonz sound is a sharp staccato sound similar to a crisp but delicate slap on a conga. Pete gives you with this lsesons a detailed introduction into the world of the smallest frame drum.

It is a relatively recent addition with its status elevated to solo instrument by the genius of the late Sri Hari Shankar and more recently the masterful Selva Ganesh Vinayakram. It displays course modules, class feedbacks, improvement tips, next class timings and a lot more information.

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Developing kanjiar on drums 1. This means that a range of complex phonetics are represented by a simpler set of strokes on the drum. Our first pattern requires a simple accent pattern using only the closed ‘ta’ sound with both the three and one fingered units. It is a single-headed lizard skin drum.

The hand should move in towards the centre for the ‘Ta’ sounds and out towards the edge slightly for the open ‘Tum’ sound. Drums such as the kanjira have been introduced more recently in traditional South Indian music but have employed the same phonetic language, although janjira possible stroke combinations and different sounds are not available on the drum.


The striking lesdons should hit the head flat and move away from the head immediately allowing the drum to ring.

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Three fingered closed stroke front view. Trage dich in unseren Newsletter ein und erhalte diesen Kurs.

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Our next patterns require the introduction of the open ‘Tum’ sound with the first finger. Of course you will learn all the lesosns playing techniques as well as typical groove patterns. Holding position inside drum The way the striking hand is used is common to almost all Indian hand drums. The notation system I am employing is very simple and on two lines only. Aadhi Thalam – 3 aknjira Medium 10 hours approx. Pete’s Kanjira basics page.

We can see how the fingertips come around underneath the shell and touch the head just at the edge. Deine Daten werden nicht weitergegeben. Course Gallery holds the course ebooks, course related videos, notations, informative pictures and various other information that is regularly updated and maintained. I agree to receive at irregular intervals further kznjira about courses, special offers and general information from the OnlineLesson.


Kanjifa is aided by a very steep bearing edge inside the drum. This is where the left hand fingers bend the drum head for glissando. I understand, that I can withdraw my consent and unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

Introduction of sixtenth notes. This effect is achieved by lightly spreading water on the head before and during the show.

Get more information about our memberships. The drums are at varying degrees of ‘wetness’ and are switched when of optimum tuning for the bass tone. It involves splitting the fingers into two striking units.

It is from this drum that a lot of the phonetics are assumed. The speed they can get this up to is amazing! Students who are New to music, New to Indian Percussion, New to Kanjira, People who have had training in other forms of percussion music but new Kanjira.

One other very important characteristic of the drum is the lesspns pair of tiny brass jingles fixed into a hole in the shell which adds a very sharp cut to the sound. Ich willige ein, von der OnlineLessons.

The syllables are also included on some examples. Making Your Rhythms Groove

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