Title Author Duration
Introduction to the different styles / baani-s of Veena playing Balakrishna D 1m 14s
Plucking - The Right Hand Technique Balakrishna D 4m 46s
Right Hand Technique - Example 1 - Adi tala Balakrishna D 3m 22s
Right Hand Technique - Example 2 - Adi tala Balakrishna D 2m 46s
Right Hand Technique - Example 3 - Roopaka tala Balakrishna D 2m 51s
Right Hand Technique - Example 4 - Khanda Chapu tala Balakrishna D 2m 58s
Right Hand Technique - Example 5 - Mishra chapu tala Balakrishna D 3m 48s
The History of Mysore Tradition Balakrishna D 1m 43s
Influence of Veena Sheshanna Balakrishna D 2m 24s
Influence of Veena Doreswamy Iyengar Balakrishna D 1m 27s
Tillana by Veena Sheshanna - Raga Jhanjhoti - Adi tala Balakrishna D 2m 55s
Left Hand Technique Balakrishna D 1m 25s
Janti Varase Balakrishna D 9m 28s
Mastering the technique - Sarale Varase Balakrishna D 3m 36s
Playing fast phrases Balakrishna D 1m 39s
Single pluck meetu Balakrishna D 3m 10s
Other features Balakrishna D 4m 37s
How to adopt the Mysore style / baani Balakrishna D 7m 6s
Taana Balakrishna D 1m 27s
Examples Balakrishna D 3m 25s
Right hand fingering Balakrishna D 3m 8s
Right hand technique Balakrishna D 6m 6s
Inflection of Strings Balakrishna D 5m 7s
Importance of singing Balakrishna D 1m 50s


The Mysore style is one of the three distinct styles of Veena-playing, along with the Andhra and Thanjavur styles. In this course, you will learn about the history of the Mysore tradition of Veena-playing, and understand the techniques involved, including the right-hand and left-hand techniques, the inflection of strings, and get pointers on how to play fast phrases in this style. 


Prerequisites  -  None


Level : BeginnerLanguage : EnglishDuration : 1 hour


Balakrishna D

Torch bearer of the Mysore style of Veena playing, son of noted veena player Doraiswamy Iyengar

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