JOR (JOD)

by David Courtney working tools


Jor or jod is an instrumental rendition of nomtom.  It is characterised by the use of a slow to medium rhythm.  There is not a fully developed cycle so it is never accompanied by tabla.  Although the nomtom has fallen out of fashion among the vocalists, it is still a ubiquitous component of instrumental concerts.  The dynamics of most stringed instruments lend themselves well to this style.

 

Other Instrumental Styles

 

Instruments That Play Jod

 


 

Selected Video

 

 

 

 


 

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