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Ido Segal - The Art of Improvisation in Indian Music

Ido fnlType of Seminar: Open - Music Group

Seminars Subject: The art of improvisation based on the well developed system used in Indian Music

Participant Level: A basic control over the instrument is required.

Scores are given?: Yes, but participation is also possible without reading scores.

Seminars Goal: Indian classical music (Hindustani/North Indian) is a well developed and ancient melodic and rhythmical system based on improvisation. The improvisation in Indian music is structured within a “Raga” (Melodic mode) and “Thala” (Rhythmic cycle and patterns).

The goal of this seminar is to learn improvisation tools in Indian Music that can be applied to any modal musical system. We will work on developing a conscious phrasing while improvising, using rhythmical elements to enrich our improvisation and communication with others while improvising. Some folk songs from different parts of India will be taught as well.

The seminar will be accompanied by Yannis Zannis on Tabla in order to understand better the relationship between melody and rhythm in Indian Music.

Musical Instruments: each student should bring his own instrument

Ido Segal is one of the few non-Indian musicians who have mastered the Hansa Veena, a type of Indian Classical slide guitar which was designed by the late Pandit Ravi Shankar...

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Event Date 09-07-2018
Event End Date 14-07-2018
Individual Price 230€
Epar.Od. Knossou - Charaka 358, Choudetsi 701 00, Greece
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