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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Return to Book Page. Due to my touring schedulehowever, I can only offer them in limited quantities for now. Dipak marked it as to-read Dec 07, 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.
I believe that my skills as a performing artist make me a better bansuri maker. He has performed with several masters of Indian Classical Music such as: His book, The Chromatic Bansuridetails a unique fingering system of his own creation that enables the bansuri to play virtually any style of music.
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I also make Traditional Bansuris. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are no discussion topics on this book banssuri. He plays with a flowing, highly ornamented style that effortlessly weaves together Indian classical music and jazz. They are tuned in just intonation according to the traditional Indian system with SA the tonic note played with 3 holes closed.
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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.
Raja Tanveer marked it as to-read May 17, This is to eliminate confusion, as different makers have different systems of nomenclature. Learn everything you need to know about playing bansiri tune and how to bring the subtle beauty of Indian intonation practice into music with chord changes.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Vimal added it Jan 04, Find the best fingering for any scale, raga, arpeggio, or melody by understanding a few key concepts. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. By embracing the concept of hybridization, Joshua Geisler has innovated both the playing technique and construction of his instrument. An unusually versatile musician, he has worked with many great artists in various genres.
Want to Read saving…. Phil added it Jun 23, As a flute maker, he has chromafic the tone, volume, and response of the bansuri by studying flute-making techniques from around the world and the mathematics governing the process. 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. Joshua Geisler is a young master of the bansuri, the North Indian bamboo flute. No trivia or quizzes yet. In recent years, he has been learning with Varanasi-based Sarod maestro Pandit Vikash Maharaj, a 14th-generation master musician. When we were unable to banusri a sufficient instrument at the local music shops in Mumbai, my teacher, the great Pandit Raghunath Seth, well known in India for his innovations as both a bansuri player and flute maker, taught me his method of building them.
Versatility is the name of the game. With solid roots in both East and West, his music is at the same time experimental and grounded in traditional babsuri. Books by Joshua Geisler. Sujin rated it it was amazing Sep 25, The result is a sound that conveys the essence of the mystical traditions of India yet is accessible to modern ears.
Vicky marked it as to-read May 18, As a way of incorporating these interests, he began learning the bansuri. Messi Lee marked it as to-read Nov 09, All of my bansuris are hand made from individually selected pieces of first-quality Assamese bamboo.
While studying guitar at Berklee College of Music, he developed an interest in the music of other cultures. For years, my bansuris were only available by word of mouth and were all custom commissions.
More than 50 pages of exercises are given that lead chromatiic the beginning to the master level. Be the first to ask a question about The Chromatic Bansuri. Learn the most efficient way for the human hand to interface with the bansuri. 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.
To ask other readers questions about The Chromatic Bansuriplease sign up. Bahsuri looking for maximum volume, richness of tone, responsiveness, and range of expression will love my High Performance Bamboo Flutes. An unusually versatile musician, Joshua has chromatlc with many great artists in various genres.
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.
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The result is a sound that conveys the essence of the mystical traditions of India yet is accessible to modern ears. I name my bansuris according to the notes they play with 6 holes closed and 3 holes closed.
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