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Music Mix!

Do you know any traditional (Asian) instruments?

Novita

Novita

Germany

I love Chinese Pipa (Chinese Lute) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZmAgFyVo48

http://www.philmultic.com/graph/photos/pipa_001.jpg

 

and Japanese Daiko (Japanese Drums)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPdOmY1BjAU&feature=related

http://iks-medien.de/wp-content/uploads/2007/03/masa.jpg

 

very much. Smile

 

Do you know any other traditional istruments?

 

11:42 AM Jun 17 2009 |

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here are some:

Sitar

Tabla

Bansuri

Shehnai

Ngara

Dhol

Tumbi

 

05:51 PM Jun 19 2009 |

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Dadh

Algoze

Daffli

05:55 PM Jun 19 2009 |

Novita

Novita

Germany

Thanks for all these (Indian?) instruments! 

The girl above is Ravi Shankar's daughter, right? :-)

Do you play any of these instruments?

08:30 PM Jun 19 2009 |

Novita

Novita

Germany

Some beautiful Japanese instruments:

Shakuhachi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uR5-geVmQlI

http://www.mujuan.us/Resources/copyofformalblac.jpeg

 

 

Koto   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbyJOo5bb_s

http://k43.pbase.com/u49/selvin/upload/40836035.Kotoplayers.jpg

 

 

Shamisen http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWJrMA3zJ5o

http://www.cityofboston.gov/arts/kyoto/Shamisen-%20Sumie%20Kaneko,%20Kaji%20Aso%20Studio.JPG

 

Biwa http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7txV29tExTM

http://www.junkoueda.com/en/index_files/BIGpage2_7.jpg

09:25 PM Jun 19 2009 |

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Yours welcome.

Ya, sure she is! You recogenise her?! Amazing!

Sadly, I can not play any instrument. But I love to listen. 

 

10:37 AM Jun 21 2009 |

Novita

Novita

Germany

Of course I do! She and her father are the masters of Indian music, aren't they?! I love Indian music very much because it is so manifold. Do you know Zakir Hussain and Shakti? Some years ago I have been to a concert with Zakir Hussain, Shakti and John McLaughlin. It was one of the best concerts I have ever been to! Smile

01:24 PM Jun 21 2009 |

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Zakir & Shakti?...You must have some Indian connection!  They are the masters but are they known world over?

  Traditional music is best represented in folk songs. Simple and touching!  Sometimes one just need proper rhythm of clapping, “Giddha” is one such form of traditional dance of Punjab. One can dance all over the night. “Bhangra” is another such dance- you need “dhol” and some good spirit!

 

 “Qwaali”, a typical song – rhythmic clapping, harmonium, tabla!  Nusrat fateh ali Khan(Pakistan) was the master of Qwaali. One can enjoy it for hours! But you need to know the dialect of course!

 

If one wants to listen almost all of the traditional instruments together & the prominent “Raagaas”, then “Shabad Gurbaani”. A wonderful composition!

 

In every December, a festival of classic music- “Harbhalab Fair”-   is arranged at Jalandhar, Punjab!

 

Do you play any instrument?

03:09 AM Jun 23 2009 |

Novita

Novita

Germany

Actually I don't have any personal connections to India.  At any time I was in a music store and I found this CD 

http://www.demonmusicgroup.co.uk/images/product/527960_CD_M_F.JPG

and I fell in love with the music for the very first moment.

One of the songs is by Remember Shakti (Lotus Feet). The other day I saw a poster with an ad for a concert of Rember Shakti in one of our local concert halls and I was happy to get a ticket for this great event.

In the west the names of Zakir Hussain, Shakti and John McLaughlin are familiar to my parents' generation who has been interested in world music since youth. My boyfriend's father is musician, too and he is a big fan of all of them!

I have watched giddha, qwaali and shabad gurbaani on youtoube and I like it very much. Smile

I'm a musician myself and I play several instruments like flute, recorder, piano, saxophon and clarinet.

Maybe do you sing?

 

12:58 PM Jul 05 2009 |

Novita

Novita

Germany

Olé.

Do you know/play any traditional American instruments?

09:06 AM Jul 08 2009 |

Novita

Novita

Germany

Appalachian dulcimer

http://www.causewaymusic.co.uk/images/Hammered%20Dulcimer/INSTRUMENTS/mtdphoto-Petite.JPG

 


 

 

 

04:03 PM Jul 10 2009 |