The Mridangam is an ancient percussion instrument of South India. Hailed as the Kind of South Indian percussion instruments, it forms the primary rhythmic accompaniment in a carnatic music ensemble. The word ‘mridangam’ is derived from the Sanskrit words Mrid and Angam – Mrid meaning ‘clay’ and Angam meaning ‘body’.
The lessons on this DVD have been tailored by Sri.N.Ramakrishnan in such a way that they can be practiced in the comfort of your home.
1. History of Mridangam
2. Physical Components
3. Tips before performing
4. The Instrument – Sizes and Varieties
5. The nature of its Sound
6. The History of the Masters and Schools of Thought
8. Profile of N.Ramakrishnan
9. Lessons on Mridangam
- Basic Lessons
- Key Note For the Forenhs