The Chromatic Bansuri has 3 ratings and 0 reviews. The Chromatic Bansuri is a unique cross-cultural guide to learning the North Indian Bamboo Flute. Disc. The Chromatic Bansuri. likes. A cross-cultural guide to learning the North Indian bamboo The Chromatic Bansuri is a unique cross-cultural guide to learning the North Indian bamboo flute. This edition teaches everything you need to know about.
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The Chromatic Bansuri now available as an eBook — Bansuri Academy
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By embracing the concept of hybridization, Joshua Geisler has innovated both the playing technique and construction of his instrument. With solid roots in both East and West, his music is at the same time experimental and grounded in traditional training.
His clear and systematic approach to alternate fingerings opens up numerous possibilities for jazz and world music musicians as well as students of Indian banauri.
They are tuned in just intonation according to the traditional Indian system with SA the tonic note played with 3 holes closed. Now I am making them available to everyone through this website.
Fundamentals Hand position Breathing Embouchure Tonguing Tone Production Fingering System Find the best fingering for any scale, raga, arpeggio, or melody by understanding a few key concepts. Learn the most efficient way for the human hand to interface with the bansuri. For years, my bansuris were only available by word of mouth and were all custom commissions.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Dipak marked it as to-read Dec 07, My bansuris are not finished when the holes are made; every one is play-tested and refined until it reaches its full potential. I was surprised to receive an Email directly from the author of the book, it is a good occasion to thank you for sharing your knowledge.
As a flute maker, he has improved the tone, volume, and response of the bansuri by studying traditional flute-making techniques from around the world as well as the science of flute acoustics. Chromxtic can play anywhere from whisper quiet to penetrating and loud. To inquire or place an order, please contact me. Sujin rated it it was amazing Sep 25, Refresh and try again. To ask other readers questions about The Chromatic Bansuriplease sign up. His book, The Chromatic Bansuridetails a unique fingering system of his own creation that enables the bansuri to play virtually any style of music.
As a musician I know what I need an instrument to be capable of, and I make my bansuris to suit the music — not the other way around. He has performed with several masters of Indian Classical Music such as: They are well bansyri, perfectly in tune, and deliver the classic tone of the bansuri.
North Indian Bansuri Playing Guide
Fundamentals – No prior experience necessary. Due to my touring schedulehowever, I can only offer them in limited quantities for now. While studying guitar at Berklee College of Music, he developed an interest in the music of other cultures. Chfomatic plays with a flowing, highly ornamented style that effortlessly weaves together Indian classical music and jazz.
Presents everything you need to know about playing in tune and how to bring the subtle beauty of Indian intonation practice into music with chord changes.
His clear and systematic approach to alternate fingerings opens up numerous possibilities for jazz and world-music musicians as well as students of Indian music. Technical writing is not an easy thing to do, and his style is both articulate and accessible, and the material is totally comprehensive. Teaches the most efficient way for the human hand to interface with the bansuri.
An unusually versatile musician, he has worked with many great artists in various genres. This is to eliminate confusion, as different makers have different systems of nomenclature. Valentina Chandra marked it as to-read May 19, By embracing the concept of hybridization, Joshua Geisler has innovated both the playing technique and construction of his instrument. Jaskarn Singh rated it did not like it Dec 14, As a professional musician and teacher I have observed over the years that there are not many fine players who are able to communicate precise, detailed explanations of the concepts and mechanics relating to the playing of their instrument.
Joshua Geisler is a young master of the bansuri, the North Indian bamboo flute. Players looking for maximum volume, richness of tone, responsiveness, and range of expression will love my High Performance Bamboo Flutes. More than 50 pages of exercises are given that lead from the beginning to the master level. Eventually, by combining elements from different flutes of the world with a knowledge of the science of flute acoustics, I arrived at an innovative and unique high-performance design, which I use exclusively on stage and in the studio.
chromati Want to Read saving…. I also make Traditional Bansuris. Versatility is the name of the game. An unusually versatile musician, Joshua has worked with many great artists chromatjc various genres.
I have found this book to be a significant complement to the traditional approach to the bansuri, and it is my pleasure to recommend it.
Considering that the art of the Bansuri is primarily an oral tradition, your achievement via the printed word is even more noteworthy! I name my bansuris according to the notes they play with 6 holes closed chromatlc 3 holes closed. In recent years, he has been learning with Varanasi-based Sarod maestro Pandit Vikash Maharaj, a 14th-generation master musician. His clear and systematic approach to alternate fingerings opens up numerous possibilities for jazz and world music musicians as well as students of Indian music.
Vimal added it Jan 04, He has performed with several masters of Indian Classical Music such as: Tour dates are listed here. This was followed by multiple trips to India to study with Pandit Raghunath Seth, one of the living legends of Indian flute playing.