Hal Leonard Sitar Method

by Josh Feinberg
$14.99
sku: 49-696613
Book/CD pack. Designed for anyone just learning to play the sitar. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide serves as an introduction to sitar and its technique, as well as the practice, theory, and history of raga music. Lessons include: choosing an instrument, tuning, postures, right- and left-hand technique, raga forms, melodic patterns, bending strings; hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides; changing strings, glossary of Indian terms, more. CD includes 42 tracks for demonstration and play-along. All musical examples taught using the sargam system of notation, the modern standard for raga-based music. 63 pp.   More Details...
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Book/CD pack. Designed for anyone just learning to play the sitar. This comprehensive and easy-to-use beginner's guide serves as an introduction to sitar and its technique, as well as the practice, theory, and history of raga music. Lessons include: choosing an instrument, tuning, postures, right- and left-hand technique, raga forms, melodic patterns, bending strings; hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides; changing strings, glossary of Indian terms, more. CD includes 42 tracks for demonstration and play-along. All musical examples taught using the sargam system of notation, the modern standard for raga-based music. 63 pp.