The Chromatic Bansuri has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. The Chromatic Bansuri is a unique cross-cultural guide to learning the North Indian Bamboo Flute. Disc. The Chromatic Bansuri. likes. A cross-cultural guide to learning the North Indian bamboo The Chromatic Bansuri is a unique cross-cultural guide to learning the North Indian bamboo flute. This edition teaches everything you need to know about.
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As a professional musician and teacher I have observed over the years that there are not many fine players who are able to communicate precise, detailed explanations of the concepts and mechanics relating to the playing of their instrument. Vir marked it as to-read Feb 17, While studying guitar at Berklee College of Music, he developed an interest in the music of other cultures.
At the same time, he was beginning to explore meditation and spirituality. This is to eliminate confusion, as different makers have different systems of nomenclature. I have found this book to be a significant complement to the traditional approach to the bansuri, and it is my pleasure to recommend it.
An unusually versatile musician, Joshua has worked with many great artists in various genres. Vimal added it Jan 04, Dipak marked it as to-read Dec 07, Technical writing is not an easy thing to do, and his style is both articulate and accessible, and the material is totally comprehensive.
Intonation Learn everything you need to know about playing in tune and how to bring the subtle beauty of Indian intonation practice into music with chord changes. When we were unable to find a sufficient instrument at the local music shops in Mumbai, my teacher, the great Pandit Raghunath Seth, well known in India for his innovations as both a bansuri player and flute maker, taught me his method of building them.
The Chromatic Bansuri
Sudeep marked it as to-read Apr 16, I was immediately hooked and started making as many as I could. Tge was surprised to receive an Email directly from the author of the book, it is a good occasion to thank you for sharing your knowledge. As a musician I know cbromatic I need an instrument to be capable of, and I make my bansuris to suit the music — not the other way around. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
Mohamed Waheed is currently reading it Oct 16, Learn the most efficient way for the human hand to interface with the bansuri. By embracing the concept of hybridization, Joshua Geisler has innovated both the playing technique and construction of his instrument. Due to my touring schedulehowever, I can only offer them in limited quantities for now.
With solid roots in both East and West, his music is at the same time experimental and grounded in traditional training. Learn the most efficient way for the human hand to interface with the tne. Versatility is the name of the game. To ask other readers questions about The Chromatic Bansuriplease sign up.
For years, my bansuris were only available by word of mouth and were all custom commissions. His book, The Chromatic Bansuri, details a unique fingering system of his own creation that enables the bansuri to play virtually any style of music.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Presents everything you need to know about playing in tune and how to chromztic the subtle beauty of Indian intonation practice into music with chord changes.
Fundamentals – No prior experience necessary. All of my bansuris are hand made from individually selected pieces of first-quality Assamese bamboo.
More than 50 pages of exercises are given that lead from the beginning to the master level. Sunil Acharya marked it as to-read Mar 13, As a way of incorporating these interests, he began learning the bansuri.
Return to Book Page. In recent years, he has been learning with Varanasi-based Sarod maestro Pandit Vikash Maharaj, a 14th-generation master musician. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Joshua Geisler is a young master of the bansuri, the North Indian bamboo flute. Messi Lee marked it as to-read Nov 09, Now I am making them available to everyone through this website. Teaches the most efficient way for the human hand to interface with the bansuri.
Fingerings for playing Indian classical ragas in all 12 major scales along with exercises designed to promote technical freedom. Want to Read saving…. Books by Chromatlc Geisler.
In recent years, he has been learning with Varanasi-based Sarod maestro Pandit Vikash Maharaj, a 14th-generation master musician. I started making bansuris during my first trip to India in Find the best fingering for chromatiic scale, raga, arpeggio, or melody by understanding a few key concepts. Open Preview See a Problem?