Konnakol is the vocal recitation of complex rhythms found in South Indian classical music. The technique is clapping hands and speaking syllables simultaneously.
Konnakol is the vocal recitation of complex rhythms found in South Indian classical music. The technique is clapping hands and speaking syllables simultaneously. Still playing a big role in Indian music, it inspires musicians worldwide to compose, perform and expand their improvisation skills. Worldclass percussion player Pete Lockett who worked together with artists like Björk, Peter Gabriel, Jeff Beck and many more, introduces you to the history, basic styles, building blocks, compositional forms and application of this artform.
|Introduction to Konnakol||00:06:09|
|Indian Recitations and Compositions||00:01:58|
|Natuvangam - Recitation From South Indian Bharata Natayam Dance||00:03:02|
|Tabla Syllables (Bols) And Padhant||00:05:21|
|Paramelu - Recitation from North Indian Kathak Dance||00:05:19|
|South Indian Building Blocks||00:03:44|
|North Indian Building Blocks||00:04:10|
|Building Blocks Using Gaps||00:06:17|
|Benefits Of Using Konnakol||00:07:14|
|Subtraction And Addition||00:07:01|
|Konnakol Exercise 1||00:03:12|
|Konnakol Exercise 2||00:15:53|
|Konnakol Exercise 3||00:27:32|