How To use Metronome to improve your Practice

Why is a Metronome so Important? Background - Developing Your Rhythmic Ability Part I - The Five Steps of Practice Part II - Principles of Mastery Credit: Troy Stetina If you have a desire to play well -- any instrument, any style -- the use of a metronome is critical. Here we will cover how to make the best use of it to help you improve the quickest. Why is a Metronome so Important? A metronome...
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Bansuri Flute Tips

10 Tips for Playing The Bansuri Flute

Tip 1:  Keep the Bansuri in Proper Position and apply firm Pressure on the tips of fingers over the holes so that they keep the air in. Or the right hand fingers over the holes instead of the rips.  Tip 2:  Move the fingers in a manner that when removing one finger from a hole, the pressure of the fingers on the other holes will not decrease.  Tip 3:  The Pressure of the air blown should...
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buy bansuri flute

Tips for buying a Bansuri Flute

The bansuri is not a costly instrument as compared to other instruments in Indian subcontinent and abroad. It is made from the naturally existing bamboo sticks and then treated to suit the choice of the musicians. Therefore, from the cost point of view it is not very dear, but according to its usefulness its importance and utility is immense. This aspect makes purchasing bansuri a little...
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Raga Bansuri Flute

How A Raga is Performed in “Bansuri Flute”

The Bansuri is a classical instrument on which generally classical music is played, although light music are also played on it. When we play light music on it we follow the tune of the song or music created by the music director only. But when we talk about the Bansuri without any special reference we mean classical music only. So, lets understand how music is played on Bansuri. We Start from “...
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বাঁশিতে দমের সমস্যাঃ কারন এবং সম্ভাব্য প্রতিকার

যে সকল কারনে বাঁশি বাজাতে দম এর সমস্যা হয় এবং এর সম্ভাব্য প্রতিকারসমুহ ১। পর্যাপ্ত পরিমানে ঘুম না হলে পর্যাপ্ত ঘুমিয়ে তারপর আবার সাধনায় বসুন। ২।...
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বাঁশি বাদনে অলংকরণ সমূহ ||Ornamentation in Flute Playing: Part 1:

In Bansuri, there are three basic ways to produce ornamentations: বাঁশিতে মুলত প্রাথমিক তিনটি উপায়ে অলঙ্করনের প্রয়োগ করা হয়। Fingering (আঙ্গুলের ব্যবহার)– These ornamentations are produced by playing sequence of notes in a specific manner with varying...
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বাঁশিতে উচু স্বর বাজানোর বাজানোর ক্ষেত্রে কিছু সাধারন সমস্যা এবং তার কিছু সমাধান

 বাঁশির থেকে উৎপন্ন আওয়াজ(Tone) এর শব্দ ভঙ্গুর কিংবা অপরিস্কার হওয়া  প্রচুর বাতাস তথা শ্বাস প্রশ্বাস এর আওয়াজ নির্গত হওয়া  একটি ছিদ্রে একই সাথে...
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Bansuri Flute-Steps Towards learning a Raga

“Raga” is Specific Melodic patterns of Indian Classical Music which needs Fingering, tonguing, blowing and different Ornamentation techniques to be played in a “Bansuri Flute” Moreover different applications of “Basic Classical Music Theories” must be Mastered with the help of a teacher/trainer or Guru if you want to play a “Raga” on “Bansuri Flute” . Nevertheless one needs...
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