Indian music appreciation course (Livestream)

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The essential all-singing, all-dancing guide to everything you wanted to know about raga and tala music but were afraid to ask. Satisfaction guaranteed.  

This course aims to demystify the traditions and practices that are central to this most ancient and evolved of classical musical traditions. Aimed at complete beginners, it is also useful for those with some knowledge of Indian or European classical music. 

Sukhdeep Dhanjal, a dynamic tabla teacher starts the course with demystifying Indian rhythmic cycles known as talas. Harmeet Virdee, one of the UK’s finest sitar players, provides insights into raga music.  

Livestream, £49 

Sat 16 and Sun 17 October 2021 at 14:00 to 17:30 each day 



14:00 - 15:30 Taal and the Tabla 

15:30 - 16:00 Break  

16:00 - 17:30 Demystifying Ragas  


14:00 - 15:30 Stages of a concert performance  

15:30 - 16:00 Break  

16:00 - 17:30 Listener's choice. An overview of the performers to support your learning and listening pleasure 

Booking info

16 October 2021 | 14:00

Barbican Centre, Darbar Livestream

17 October 2021 | 14:00

Barbican Centre, Darbar Livestream


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