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  Tabla - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The tabla is a widely popular South Asian percussion instrument used in the classical, popular and religious music of the northern Indian subcontinent.
The transformation of the tabla from a religious-folk instrument to a more sophisticated instrument of art-music occurred in the late 18th or early 19th centuries, when significant changes took place in the feudal court music of North India.
The tabla has also become a popular fusion instrument and is found in performance and recordings of an array of musical styles from traditional forms such as flamenco to cutting edge electronica.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tabla   (1501 words)

 Tabla. About tablas.
The Indian tabla, a two-piece percussion instrument, is the principal rhythmic accompaniment to most North Indian classical (namely khyal) and light music.
It is said to have its origin in the two-faced drum called mridangam (used in South Indian music) and the pakhawaj (used in the accompaniment of the north Indian genres dhrupad and dhamar).
The tabla player's index, third, and fourth fingers as well as the palm and heel of the hand strike the surface of both drums to generate the rich treble and low bass tones that make up the tabla bols (percussion notes).
www.buckinghammusic.com /tabla/abouttabla.html   (571 words)

 Basic Overview of the North Indian Tabla
Tabla has a position in both rag and tal.
When numerous tabla are tuned to the notes of the scale, entire melodies may be played.
Gharana may be thought of as a school, approach or dialect of tabla.
chandrakantha.com /tablasite/articles/overview.htm   (1221 words)

 Real Good Food | Tabla
The newest kid on the eastside 28th Avenue block, where every other eatery actually is a wine bar, Tabla bills itself as a “Mediterranean bistro.” The menu fills the traditional structure of an Italian meal with contemporary, food-focused, less-is-more preparations.
Tabla takes the traditional duck confit ($11) a step farther by pan-searing the leg-and-thigh piece to a crackling finish, then pairing it with a slice of Port-poached orange that provides both acidity and a little sweet to balance the rich fowl.
Tabla is Spanish for board, plank, or tablet.
www.realgoodfood.com /tabla.html   (1030 words)

 Tabla Indian Drums - tabla sets, dayans, bayans, Indian hand drums, books and accessories   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The standard wooden tabla is paired with a nickel coated brass bayan.
The bass drum baya, which is integral to the tabla set and used solely for expressing rhythm, is not a part of the tabla.
Each tabla is tuned to the particular notes of the scale in question, and they are set up in ascending order in a semi-circle in front of the artist, the bass notes to the left and the treble notes to the right.
www.heritageethnicmusic.com /site/607029/page/277611   (451 words)

 Tabla repair and re-heading. Mridang, Pakhawaj.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Both the Tabla and the Baya have a fl spot called the Gob (or Shaye), which is composed of iron smelter slag (iron oxide) and rice paste, and other carefully guarded secret ingredients.
The average vocal Tabla is 6 inches and tunes to G or A. There are many variables that make for a good or bad Tabla or Baya.
There are excellent Tabla head makers in Delhi and Benares, and many other places in India, but shipments from some of these areas are unreliable because of humidity, heat, and improper shipping, storage, and packing.
www.silverbushmusic.com /tablas.html   (3578 words)

 Webindia123.com-Musical Instruments-Tabla
Tabla is one of the most famous instruments of India.
The tabla consists of two drums the 'bayan' played with the left hand and the 'dayan' played with the right hand.
Cylindrical block of wood are wedged between the braces and the wall of the tabla.
www.webindia123.com /music/instru/tabla.htm   (326 words)

 Tabla, Indian drums
by David Courtney, Ph.D. Tabla is a pair of drums.
Undoubtedly the most striking characteristic of the tabla is the large fl spot on each of the playing surfaces.
Although the origin of tabla is somewhat obscure, it is generally belived that it evolved from the barrel shaped drum called pakhawaj.
chandrakantha.com /articles/indian_music/tabla.html   (275 words)

 The DoveSong Foundation, Inc. -- Music of India: Tabla & Pakahawaj
The set of drums known as the tabla is used for kheyal and other non-dhrupad styles of North Indian classical and light classical vocal and instrumental music.
This tabla solo in tintal was recorded in Benares on April 21, 1971 by Robert S. Gottlieb.
This master from the Dehli Gharana was born in 1924 and died in 1990.
www.dovesong.com /MP3/MP3_India_tabla.asp   (377 words)

 EMC : TABLA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In recent years, tabla maestros and other international exponents have received wide acclaim in the West for their undoubted rhythmical genius.
The tabla is essential to vocalists, instrumentalists and dancers in elaborating their art.
The interest in tabla has been brought about by the fascination and limitless possibility in note production of this seemingly simple set of wooden drums.
www.tabla.co.uk /tabla.php?n1=1   (128 words)

 Tabla Rasa Gallery
Tabla Rasa is an art gallery that profiles works of emerging, mid- career, and established artists of Brooklyn, New York, and the United States.
Located in a turn of the century carriage house in industrial Sunset Park, Brooklyn, Tabla Rasa presents solo and group exhibitions in a wide range of styles, themes and media.
Bringing their experience with nonprofit art organizations to Tabla Rasa, they are committed to presenting an accessible, friendly, non-intimidating, yet high quality art viewing venue.
www.tablarasagallery.com   (224 words)

 Tabla Drum Bols (sounds), authored by Ashiwn Batish - RagaNet Issue 7
This also helps in allowing a tabla technique of the left or the right hand crossing over towards its adjoining drum for two handed playing thus giving a certain speedy rolls similar to a bongo type drum roll technique.
In either case, this bol is produced by striking the rim of the tabla with your index finger.
Tabla Tutor #1 is an "Introduction to Tabla" and Tabla Tutor #2 has one of the largest collection of bols.
www.raganet.com /RagaNet/Issues/6/tabla6.html   (1087 words)

 Tabla and tals
For instance the word tabla is a generic term for drum in Arabic language [C].
Undoubtedly the most striking characteristic of the tabla is the large fl spot (called siyahi) on each of the playing surfaces.
Anyway it is unfortunate that the history of the beginning of tabla is still in dispute [C].
www.drumdojo.com /world/india/tablatals.htm   (961 words)

 Bibliography of Tabla books, CDs, articles, videos - compiled by the Batish Institute
Tabla for Accompaniment or Practice (32 tape or 10 CD set), 1991.
1978 "Tabla ke Kuchh Aprachalit Bol", Taal Ank.
No part of the information here may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and recording, or by any information and storage retrieval system, without specific written permission from the Batish family.
www.batish.com /archives/bibliography/tabla.html   (244 words)

 Tabla - Flatiron/U. Sq. - Details and Reader Reviews - The New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It's an uncomfortable restaurant to be in, with closely spaced tables and horrible acoustics, and the kitchen often performs in lackluster fashion, muddling flavors that should be precisely defined.
We met friends at Tabla one year, and now we make it a point to have it be one of our restaurant stops every time we visit.
Tabla is just a most enjoyable part of our trips to NYC.
events.nytimes.com /gst/nycguide.html?detail=restaurants&id=1002207994253   (339 words)

 Shawn Mativetsky - Tabla & Percussion - Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Sharda Sahai’s reputation as a tabla virtuoso in India and in the West is unmatched.
Many of the younger generation of tabla players and even some older players, from within the Benares Gharana and from outside the gharana, look to Sharda Sahai’s playing as the authoritative model of the Benares style- a style which many tabla players attempt to emulate and incorporate into their own repertoires.
Sukhvinder has become a phenomenal tabla performer and is well known for his keen capability to capture the audience with his spontaneity, power and virtuosity during his performances.
www.percussionist.net /benares.html   (3912 words)

 FunkETabla.com : Your guide to "TABLA" scene in Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He began studying the art of tabla more seriously in 1996 with American tabla player and scholar Lowell Lybarger, and then in 1997 began studying with the phenomenal Indian tabla prodigy Vishal Nagar, from whom he continues to take lessons.
He was introduced to the wonderful world of tabla at the age of five and learnt the intricacies of the drum and taals for over a decade.
He has showcased the versatility of TABLA, "the king of drums", with the swinging rhythms of flamenco, Jazz, trance, drum and bass, and is constantly searching for new ideas and sounds.
www.funketabla.com /index.php?showpage=bio   (801 words)

Tabla could very well have been awful--I'm generally uninterested in upscale Indian or fusion food, and Tabla is both.
Tabla offers wild mushroom fricassee as an entree, and I may have to try it.
I was already sold on Tabla, but the real clincher arrived with the check: two envelopes, each containing a gift certificate for $19.99 off our next lunch at Tabla or the Bread Bar.
www.grubshack.com /restaurants/tabla.html   (1291 words)

 Tabla Restaurant
Tabla's many flavors can be explored through the extensive 3 course prix fixe menu or the Chef tastings of 5 or 7 courses.
Tabla is a sexy, stylish duplex setting which overlooks Madison Square Park.
Tabla holds monthly special events that include cooking classes, wine tasting seminars and extrodinary wine dinners.
www.opentable.com /rest_profile.aspx?rid=212   (444 words)

 Tabla For Two
It would be diminishing to categorize Floyd Cardoz's deliciously clean Goan-spiced Maine crab cake or his exquisite, indulgent pairing of Hudson Valley seared foie gras with a fl-pepper, anise, and pear compote as nouvelle Delhi.
However, at Tabla this angelically shy yet enthusiastic young chef has forged a fascinating and often deliriously satisfying union of this country's abundant produce with the strong, heady spices and bewitchingly pungent condiments and marinades of his homeland.
White is banished, replaced by deep brushed metals, abundant redwood stain, and sponged walls in rich, vegetable-dye pigments that are a bit easier to deal with in the evening.
www.newyorkmetro.com /nymetro/food/reviews/restaurant/369   (930 words)

 Tabla, Indian Percussion, tabla, Bayan, Mridang, hand drums, drum repairs,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Six or more rack-mounted tablas can be attached to a stand (tabla Tarang), and played melodically.
The tabla may be made from several types of hardwood.
Both Tabla and Baya heads are made from layered goat skin, which is attached with leather straps, and weighted with a fl patch (called the gob),which is made primarily of iron oxide and rice paste.
www.silverbushmusic.com /indiapercus.html   (416 words)

 protosheigh: tabla cafe, larkspur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
She's got a sidebar on Marin Restaurants and this is how we came to know Tabla.
Tabla promised a similar eating experience but is closer to Mr.
I also ordered the Tabla Cafe chicken salad with shredded greens on papadam and I thought it was pretty damn average.
protosheigh.typepad.com /protosheigh/2005/04/tabla_cafe_lark.html   (583 words)

 Jonathan Dimond - About My Tabla Teaching
A professional university lecturer in music and a private instructor, Jonathan's multi-instrumental and diverse background allows him to teach in a wholistic and flexible manner.
Jonathan has used the tabla in Classical Indian performances around Australia, Japan and the USA, as a soloist and accompanying voice, sarod, sitar, bansuri, santoor, harmonium, and with fusion jazz bands.
Group classes are usually one hour in duration and the cost is shared by the students, but are to be paid by the month (usually 4 weeks).
www.jonathandimond.com /AboutTablaTeaching.html   (436 words)

 Tabla Drums
The tablas require much careful practice and refinement of technique, because improper technique can easily damage the drum heads, especially the dark clay circle, which gives the tabla its distinct sound.
It is the same as ta, except the middle finger stays planted in the center of the gab, while the index finger stikes and sticks to the kinar, creating a sort of high-pitched snap.
The most common tabla sound and is the one that gives the tabla its characteristic ringing muster.
web.mit.edu /cjoye/www/music/tabla   (1312 words)

 Becks & Posh: Eating Out whilst Eating In Your Local Foodshed, San Francisco and The Bay Area # 2
The emphasis at Tabla is on healthful, fresh food with ingredients that speak for themselves.
In the interests of transparency, I have to tell you that Tabla is the only place I know of where I have been rumbled.
I wrote so many posts about them, that eventually they worked out which of their regulars was the blogger in question.
becksposhnosh.blogspot.com /2005/08/eating-out-whilst-eating-in-your-local_12.html   (1513 words)

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 The Tabla - Indian classical music instrument   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The tabla is the percussion instrument of the Khyal Indian classical music' style.
The tabla is a drum-pair in which each drum is played by one hand.
The bayan can be tuned and made to play notes of the raga on the spot just by application of wrist pressure.
makar-records.com /siteus/tabla.html   (164 words)

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