RAVI SHANKAR - LESSON IN NORTHERN INDIAN MUSIC
The rhythmic cycles range from 3 beat cycles to… 108 BEAT CYCLES?!?! That’s crazy. Transcendental Meditation is required just to stay in time, nevermind spiritual enlightenment!
Ravi Shankar, Alla Rakha - Tabla Solo in Jhaptal
i’m just gonna leave this here. tabla drums are the greatest. the drum speak around the 6 minute mark is especially noteworthy, but the whole thing is incredibly fascinating.