A Composition in raga Hamsadhwani which is in Teen taal is given here. The Composition, Alaap and the Taans are given along with bansuri. This Yaman composition for bansuri flute is composed in Dadra taal (6 beat rhythmic cycle). In the following style this composition is played. Bansuri: raag bhupali – introduction & 1st composition. The aroha (or the ascent) is sa re ga pa dha sa’. Aroha: sa re ga pa dha sa. Bhupali is a pentatonic raga.

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Since then, while working with his own group Facing Eastworking with such musicians as Paul horn, Paul McCandless, Larry Coryell and Jack DeJohnetteand issuing six recordings under his own name, Wubbenhorst has refined his concept of world and ethnic fusion music to include classical and chamber musics, modern jazz, fusion and new age genres. The vast majority of these compositions were taught to me during private lessons, and all the lessons were transcribed by me in the exact form in which they were taught to me.

I am excited and hope you are too. Jog is a common raga that uses 5 notes up and 5 notes down. To know more visit flute. The tone Hariprasad produces is so rich and his expression so pure, precise and musical, I was instantly converted.

I am not looking to be a professional, fompositions want to be able to play meditative ragas to relax and appreciate the beauty and simplicity of this music and instrument. I have attempted to write everything as legibly as possible, and I do not foresee that anybody would have trouble reading the compositions.

Why do I have it as a Compoditions versus a printed book? Or what if JS Bach had gone to India? This piece of music references J. The gopis female devotees of Krishna would leave their homes and husbands and follow Krishna, or so the myth goes. Thanks for making this possible. Left click to play or right-click to download.


I like the way you explain the basic concepts, notes and then run through the notes slowly. In fact, I am now working on some western compossitions flute literature on the bansuri such as the J. This is an absolutely indispensable tool for anybody interested in Indian Classical Flr. Get on the mailing list Click the image to download the PDF. It can be said that much of the effect of Indian music can still be made on a western flute, but also it is true that the nuance and effect is more profound hansuri the actual bansuri.

Finding compositions and learning materials for Indian Classical Music can be challenging, as very few exist online or in bookstores. Digital copies are easy to travel with, so you can take your book composotions and load it to your phone, tablet or computer for easy access while laying in bed or practicing your instrument.

All the compositions are scanned at high resolution, presented in PDF format, and will print on standard size paper 8. He went on to study with composituons bansuri master Hariprasad Chaurasiain India fromand composirions at the Rotterdam Conservatory. I’ve listed the ragas covered in the book here. An ancient musical instrument associated with cowherds and the pastoral tradition, it is intimately linked to the love story of Krishna and Radha, and is depicted in Buddhist paintings from around AD.

It should be noted that the Bansuri of North Indian music also known as Hindustani music is quite different than the Bansuri used in South Indian music also known as Carnatic music.

It is such a delight to write about the W onderous Bansuri of North Indian music. One of my students, George, came by for his second flute lesson.


The Wondrous Bansuri of North Indian Music | Flute Journal

We also provide first class Bansuri from renown flutmaker Subhash Thakur. This will be an absolutely indispensable tool for anybody interested in Indian Classical Music. I’ll have the book available for sale here as soon as possible! So it’s a win-win situation. This site has been optimized for Internet Explorer 7. Beyond my wildest dreams, I was able to meet and begin studies with Hariprasad Chaurasia himself and spent many long hours and days in his company in Mumbai learning the art and craft of the bansuri.

Bach flute sonatas and find compozitions are very beautifully rendered on the Bansuri although much practice is needed to make the correct intonation on these pieces. The book will give you the structure to play ragas, to improvise and to practice in an effective manner with composiitions musical habits that allow you improve rapidly.

There are lots of great recordings of Hansadhwani, and a good place to start is the recording by Pandit Vijay Raghav Rao.


Have you signed up for the Indian Flute Music mailing list? This simple bamboo flute is usually played with just 6 or 7 holes sometimes a 7th hole with the right hand pinkie.

The open holes allow for a great variation of expression in terms of intonation Indian music uses many microtones and also the gliding effects and other effects that imitate the bansurri and other instruments.