Volume : X, Issue : VIII, August - 2020

The role of Tabla in Indian Music

Dr. Sandip Kumar Raut

Abstract :

Tabla is a most popular percussion instrument of India coming under memanophones category .Its versatility in all musical styles has enabled it to become most popular percussion instrument of India. It is used in almost all types of music like classical music, light classical music, light music, folk music, religious music, fusion music and western music. It consists of a pair of hand drums namely Tabla and Bayan comprising of contrasting sizes and Timbers. It has ten syllables which forms different types of rhythmic patterns. Its distinct sound and timber makes it as a main accompanying instrument of Indian music. It possesses a sophisticated tonal beauty which elevated the instrument to an unmatched status in the world of percussion.

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THE ROLE OF TABLA IN INDIAN MUSIC, Dr. Sandip Kumar Raut INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume-10 | Issue-8 | August-2020


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