JHAPTAL

by David Courtney working tools


Description

Jhaptal is the most common 10 beat tal in northern India.  It is composed of four vibhags of 2, 3, 2, and 3 matras.  These vibhags are denoted by clap, clap, wave, and clap respectively.  Jhaptal shows up in a variety of classical and semiclassical settings.  It may be found in the kheyal, tarana, bhajan, and Rabindra sangeet.

Clapping/ Waving Arrangement

Clap, 2, Clap, 2, 3, wave, 2, clap, 2, 3

Number of Beats

10

Theka

Theka for jhaptal

Popular Songs

Film Songs in Jhaptal

 


 

Streaming Videos

Ravi Shankar, Alla Rakha - Tabla Solo in Jhaptal

 

ustad zakir hussain mini piece jhaptal

 

Ustad Shaik Dawood--JHAPTAL

 

Tabla solo in the rhythmic cycle of jhaptal

 

tablasolo jhaptal

 

Ustad Zakir Hussain & Pandit VG Jog- Raga Jog

 

 


 

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