Solkattu Manual
An Introduction to the Rhythmic Language of South Indian Music
David P. Nelson

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• INTRODUCTION
• What is solkattu?
• The structure of the lessons
• How to use this book
• PART ONE: TISRA JATI EKA TALA
• Chapter One: lessons, first series
• Chapter Two: lessons, second series
• Chapter Three: mora series 1
• Chapter Four: mora series 2
• PART TWO: EXERCISE MORAS
• Chapter Five: four exercise moras
• exercise mora 1: tisra jati eka tala
• exercise mora 2: khanda jati eka tala
• exercise mora 3: misra jati eka tala
• exercise mora 4: sankirna jati eka tala
• PART THREE: ADI TALA LESSONS
• adi tala and the structure of the lessons
• Chapter Six: adi tala mora series 1
• Chapter Seven: a composition by Palani Sri M. Subramania Pillai (1908-1962)
• Chapter Eight: a korvai with its setup
• Chapter Nine: tisra nadai, sarvalagu and korvai
• Chapter Ten: misra koraippu
• Chapter Eleven: ending section
• preparation
• periya mora
• final korvai
• CONCLUSION
• Chapter Twelve: putting it all together




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