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N. Ramakrishnan in Learn to Play: Mridangam

Learn to Play: Mridangam

2007 NR

Learn to play the mridangam in the comfort of your own home with these lessons from N. Ramakrishnan. Hailing from South India, the mridangam is a percussion instrument essential in the Carnatic music style popular in that region. Topics include the history of the instrument, understanding its physical components, preperformance tips, an explanation of the various schools of thought on the rhythm maker, basic lessons and more.