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'Indian tabla players more popular abroad'
'Indian tabla players more popular abroad'

 The tabla, a key percussion instrument in Indian classical music, is gaining in popularity across the world and players are respected globally, whereas the trend in India is reverse, leading tabla exponents said here Friday.

Singapore honours veteran Indian-origin social worker

An 80-year-old Indian-origin social worker in Singapore has been felicitated and given a cash prize of SGD 10,000 for his community work.

Music growing in young Indians: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan says he is pleased to see that India now has a growing number of young musicians and artists who are extremely talented in playing classical instruments like the sarod, tabla and sitar.

Tabla has fit in this time and generation: Zakir Hussain

Tabla is one of those rare musical instruments that has maintained its universal appeal even in this age, said eminent table player Ustad Zakir Hussain, who kicks off his Masters of Percussion series of performances across North America this week.

TV helps promote classical music: Zakir Hussain

Tabla maestro Zakir Hussain says he supports reality shows on TV as they promote musical understanding and make classical music popular.

Tabla compositions now in Braille

To help visually-challenged children learn classical Indian music, a new book having musical notations and tabla compositions in Braille has been launched.

1,200 Tabla, 300 Pakwaj players on one stage

A total of 1,200 Tabla and 300 Pakwaj players will perform together Tuesday on one stage at Solapur in Maharashtra.

Little Keshava`s tabla journey

Keshava`s musical journey began at the dining table when he was just two.

Musharraf tries his hand on tabla

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf seems to have found some solace in playing the `tabla` as troubles pile up for him.