“Joshua Geisler’s ‘The Chromatic Bansuri’ is an innovative and important resource for anyone seeking to expand their proficiency on the Indian Bansuri bamboo. 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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A metronome is a device that can generate tapping sounds to provide the rhythmic reference. This was followed by multiple trips to India to study with Pandit Raghunath Seth, one of the living legends of Indian flute playing. Raj Kumar rated it it was amazing Dec 08, Versatility is the name of the game. This is to eliminate confusion, as different makers have different systems of nomenclature.

I was immediately hooked and started making as many as I could. Vir marked it as to-read Feb the chromatic bansuri, More information on how to the chromatic bansuri the Chromatic Tuner for ear training here.

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By embracing the concept of hybridization, Joshua Geisler has innovated both the playing technique and construction of his instrument. I believe that my skills as the chromatic bansuri performing artist make me a better bansuri maker.

Fundamentals – No prior experience necessary. This feature can be useful if you are tuning the instrument in a noisy environment. Chromatic tuners are electronic devices used widely by Western musicians to tune their musical instruments.


With solid roots in both East and West, his music is at the same time experimental and grounded the chromatic bansuri traditional training. I find the book exactly the chromatic bansuri I was looking for, I love the simple diagram for the fingering chart, straight to the point and easy to follow wile playing. His clear and systematic approach to alternate fingerings opens up numerous possibilities gansuri jazz and world-music musicians as well as students of Indian music.

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. Now I the chromatic bansuri making them available to everyone through this website.

Be the first to ask a question about The Chromatic Bansuri. In addition, chromatic tuners are a useful tool for ear training.

The Chromatic Bansuri: A Cross-Cultural Guide to Learning the North Indian Bamboo Flute

Once calibrated, it senses sound through cbromatic built-in microphone and indicates how close the sound is to the chromatic bansuri closest note. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. While studying guitar at Berklee College of Music, he developed an interest in the music of other cultures. Open Preview See a Problem?

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As a professional the chromatic bansuri and teacher I have observed over the years that there chromaric not many fine players who are able to communicate precise, detailed explanations of the concepts and mechanics relating to the playing of their instrument.


All of my bansuris are hand made from individually selected pieces of first-quality Assamese bamboo. Perhaps you should consider publishing an instructional DVD or two to complement the the chromatic bansuri.

Phil added it Jun 23, To inquire or place an order, please contact me. Abhimanyu marked it as to-read Aug 05, For example, Tunable is one such app that is available on both iOS and Android platforms. This and other apps have bansuei to set the intonation sparing us from remembering all the the chromatic bansuri.

More than 50 pages of exercises are the chromatic bansuri that lead from the beginning to the master level.

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Log In Register Orientation Subscribe. Find the best fingering for any chrromatic, raga, arpeggio, or melody by understanding a few key concepts.

Log in with Facebook. Considering that the art of the Bansuri is the chromatic bansuri an oral tradition, your achievement via the printed word is even more noteworthy! Learn bansuro most efficient way for the chromatic bansuri human hand to interface with the bansuri. My bansuris are not finished when the holes are made; every one is play-tested and refined until it reaches its full potential.