How do I find out my Flute’s scale?

How to find out the scale of Flute? It is a very common dilemma of many who are new to Flutes. Picking up a flute is easy, blowing it correctly to get the right sweet tone is a bit challenging, but then, playing your flute in sync with a particular scale is the most...

How to produce SARGAM or notations of a song?

I have been asked by many that “How to produce SARGAM or notations of a song?” Well, I will be answering this question purely based on my own experience of “trial and errors”. Since I am not a trained musician, I may be technically wrong while...

Do not stop experimenting – A case study

WHILE PRODUCING SARGAM/NOTATIONS DO NOT STOP EXPERIMENTING There are two versions of a song called “Har kisiko nahi milta, yaha pyar zindagi me“.  One from a movie called “Jaabaaz” (1980) and other from a movie called “Boss” (2013)....

Frequenty Asked Questions on Bansuri?

“How to play perfect shudha madyama. I failed to play it with half hole open.” Shuddh Ma is always a tricky note to play on flute. However, practice can make you perfect. The most common mistake one does is to become over conscious on opening (or closing)...

Indian Sargam Vs Western Notes

Following chart may come handy while translating western notes of any tune or song into Indian Sargam, and vice-versa. Scale C D E F G A B Indian Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni Western Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti The letters in all the above rows (column wise) generally follow a...