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The Mridangam is an ancient percussion Instrument of South India. Hailed as the King 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.