Category: Indian Classical Music

Spirituality in Indian Instrumental Music

Indian Instrumental Music: A Connection to God by Dr. Mukul Shri Goel The string instrument veena, the primordial percussion instrument damaru, and the wind instrument flute form a special trinity among Indian musical instruments....

Indian Music: Accompaniment on the Tabla

Accompanying a Vocalist: Notes for Beginners in Tabla by Mukul Shri Goel Having learned the basic rhythmic cycles and the first few kaidas, imagine you encounter a vocalist who asks you to accompany him...

Raga – North Indian Classical Music

Features of a Raga in Indian Music by Dr. Mukul Shri Goel The Raga in Indian classical music is a musical atmosphere – defined by a set of properties – that imparts a distinctive...