In smaller flute you have to blow harder, in bigger ones grip is comparatively difficult. So start with a medium one. You have to have some basic knowledge of . For learning the basics of Bansuri there is a channel in youtube by Himanshu Nanda (Disciple of Pandit hari Prasad Chourasia). This is pretty good for. Beginning level instruction on the art of the bansuri (bamboo flute) by flute master G.S. Sachdev.

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They can be played at varying speeds once mastered to ornament the music but as a beginner you should learn them as slowly as possible because this will train your brain and equip you better for playing them faster later.

What are your thoughts? So just look for a guru else if you learn own your own banusri you have to unlearn it first when you go to a guru for mastery over the instrument. I prefer the bansuri and bansri stick with it. Bansuri can play surs from mandra pa till taar ni.

Hello, I am over 50 and cannot play a note on the bansuri for 30 seconds. When the hole is fully opened that is known as Teevra Ma.

It is far more important to get a sound first before we try to cover the holes and learn the notes. Its same like blowing in the pen’s cap in our school days. For best music samples and loops on Indian Flutes visit mangoloops. I learnt it from my guru ji That’s more than sufficient: You explained octaves clearly. Bansuri can play two to two and a half octaves, more on this later!


Learn To Play Bansuri: Basics

Baskcs Hindustani music takes much longer, even though you should begin learning as soon as you can play the notes. Will I ever be able to play a raag if I cannot play a note for 30 seconds? If your hands are medium then go for A. The main thing to remember is that you do not need to blow harder but instead make your embouchure smaller so that the air flows faster through your lips.

The one altruist for change 8 October at Or it is by mistake? I love the bansuri very much and think about it constantly and practice every day. It would be very easy for someone who is really interested in music!

I am very lucky to get this tips from you. The upper octave is reached by changing your mouth shape embouchure which refocuses the air.

Bansuri Lessons: Notes & Notation

Bansuri is played with a cordination of both your hands and your blowing. However, bansuri cannot play the first 4 of these notes, and so you will not see them notated in bansuri music.

The idea is here is just to hold banssuri flute up to your mouth so the the blowing hole is under your lips. Key is not a constraint. And if you having financial issue, So go on you tube there are many teachers who are providing lessons and exercises where you can learn much things.

The notes in red with an apostrophe before them are notes in the low register or octave.

Rahul Jodh 29 September at Matt Dubuque 21 June at Rohan Jais 27 February at You may notice if you are a beginner that you get out of breath easily or feel dizzy when blowing into the bansuri or that you are not able to play lots of notes or hold the sound for long this happens especially on the bigger flutes. Doesn’t this makes the image redundant. Wasim Akram May 30, at 1: Of course if you are left handed you will use opposite hands.


A good way to imagine this is by thinking of a garden hose. And if your hands are big then go with G or G.

Just try to produce the sound by keeping the blow hole below the lower lip or on the lower end which produces sound. In addition to this there are Octaves.

Repeat this several times. Please help me with this. In following ways we can play the above seven surs. I am so sad because I may not be able to play bansuri well because of that condition. If you are a beginner, then first you have to select a Bansuri which suits your hand. Is there any way to identify what type of bansuri I own.

Radhika Sharma April 27, at And gradually with practice we can move on to higher bansuris such as F, F or E.

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These flutes are short enough for most beginners to be able to play. This is really great post to give basic idea for beginners about flute. Among all the instruments, flute is considered to be one banzuri the modest and sober instruments used in music. The air also needs to be more focused with the air flowing faster.