Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Indian Musical Instruments
This week we have all had chance to play Indian instruments:
The pitch bending sitar.
The hammered harp-like santoor.
The loud dhol!
We were accompanied by a drone (a continuous pitched sound) provided by an Indian harmonium. As well as listening to traditional Indian and modern Indian music from Bollywood, we have listened to English musicians who have been inspired by Indian music, such as the Beatles and the
. Imagined Village
You can sing along with a Gujarati song ‘Ame sau vala tara bal’ at the following link: