INDIAN MUSIC FORUM ARCHIVES: Sitar Forum: Understand Sitar more deeply

 

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Ananda
Understand Sitar more deeply Jun 23, 2002 12:45 a.m.


I am from Nepal, that is near India. and friend where is the online learning of sitar? that would even be great

da dira dara

Lars
Re:Understand Sitar more deeply Jun 23, 2002 01:46 a.m.


Hi Ananda,
Where do you live? It would be best to find a good teacher. There are some good books too but to get the best from them you should first learn from someone. If there are no teachers near you then you could try an online teacher of which there is only one that I know of.........

Lars

sun
Re:Understand Sitar more deeply Jun 23, 2002 01:39 p.m.


hi lars
i cant find a sitar teacher near my home
so you say that its possable to learn online
can you give me some more deatls
thank you
bye
Russ
Re:Where can I learn traditional sitar techniques? Jul 01, 2002 04:25 p.m.


For a good basic primer on how to tune up and play all the strings in the major scale, including some of the traditional playing techniques (hand strokes), best source I found is Ashwin Batish's video sitar tutor, part I. Kind of expensive to buy new, but I see it on Ebay now and then for about $20. I don't know. Books are OK, but I've always learned best by seeing and hearing, and that's where video shines. Of course if you can snag a teacher, well.........
Lars
Re:Understand Sitar more deeply Jun 23, 2002 02:47 p.m.


Ask and you shall receive......
http://www.geocities.com/sitar_sanjoy/

Let me know how it goes?

Lars

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