DANC 056. Tabla:The Drums of North India and Pakistan

This course is a study of tabla history and playing techniques. Students will be introduced to the basic syllables/language of the drums and hand placement followed by complex phrases and compositions. The course contains an introduction to basic rhythms and compositions such as Paishkar, Kaida, Reala, Gat tora, and Tukra.
Students enrolled for academic credit are required to write two short papers.
Graded CR/NC.
0.5 credit or P.E.
Spring 2024. Bhatti.
Spring 2025. Staff.
Spring 2026. Staff.
Catalog chapter: Music and Dance: Dance  
Department website: https://www.swarthmore.edu/dance

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