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Bhimpalasi Bansuri

Bhimpalasi: How To Play The Most Popular Afternoon Raga

Bhimpalasi is a popular late afternoon raga from northern India. On this page you can learn how to play Bhimpalasi on bansuri or the instrument of your choice. Lessons taught by Dr. Kerry Kriger, who learned Bhimpalasi from pandit Vijay Raghav Rao.

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Kerry Kriger Bansuri Romania

Bansuri Bliss On Instagram

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kerry kriger bhopali tutorial

The Definitive Guide To Bhoopali

I am very excited to teach you all about Bhoopali (also known as Bhopali or Bhupali), an ancient raga from northern India. It is one of the five oldest known melodies. Raag Bhoopali is an evening raga and on this page you will learn how to play the scale, some exercises, composition and a whole lot more. Perfect for bansuri, vocalists, violinists and other instruments. Enjoy!

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Anubodh bansuri maker

Anubodh: Bansuri Maker

When you know with 100% certainty you want a fabulous bansuri and you are willing to pay a premium for quality, get yourself an Anubodh bansuri. I have been playing his bamboo flutes for years.

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Vijay Raghav Rao 7th Hole

The 7th Hole On Bansuri

Have you ever wondered what the 7th hole on the bansuri is for? Or how you can actually play it, since sometimes it seems like its just too far away? If so then you are in the right place! While most bansuri players in the world play six hole style, there are a small number of flute players whose playing includes regular use of the 7th hole. I am one of them!

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Bansuri Bliss India Immersion 2020

Join The 2020 Bansuri Bliss India Immersion

We invite you to join the 2020 Bansuri Bliss India Immersion, a travel experience like no other, designed specifically for bansuri players and lovers of north Indian classical music! ​The 2020 Bansuri Bliss India Immersion will take place over the course of two weeks​ in Hyderabad, India, a city with a rich musical history.

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Musicians Lets Jam

Musicians: Let’s Jam

Are you a musician with skills? Do you like to jam, experiment or collaborate on innovative musical projects? I travel a lot and like to play music with people when I’m on the road. So if you want to jam, please fill out this form so I can add you to my database…then when I end up in your country or state, hopefully we’ll make some music!

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Vijay Raghav Rao bansuri master

Vijay Raghav Rao

Pandit Vijay Raghav Rao was at the forefront of classical Indian music for six decades. Vijayji was born in India in 1925 and played the bamboo flute since he was a child. He conducted the music for India’s Independence celebration at the Red Fort in Delhi in 1947, and scored the music for many films. He toured and recorded with tabla masters such as Ustad Alla Rakha, Pandit Anindo Chaterjee and Ustad Sabir Khan, and taught the art of bansuri to many students, including G.S. Sachdev, Ronu Majumdar and Bansuri Bliss Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger.

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Bansuri Reviews

Free Expert Review Of Your Bansuri Recording

To assist your bansuri ​learning, Bansuri Bliss Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger can review an audio recording of yours and provide personalized feedback, including recommendations for ways you can improve your music (if applicable).

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Kerry Kriger Bansuri Canary Islands

Recommend Your Favorite Bansuri Maker

Bansuri Bliss maintains a database of bansuri makers around the world, so as to facilitate bansuri players acquiring a bansuri whenever they seek one. Please fill out the form below to recommend your favorite bansuri player!

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