Egyptian rhythms (the bases of dance) - Baladi - Class No. 1
What an exciting training!
Introduction to the rhythm and its role in Egyptian music; anatomy of the rhythm; different percussive instruments.
Deconstructing Baladi (Masmoudi saghir) rhythm, beat by beat. Getting to know the rhythm from the inside out; how to use it in creative ways; how to interpret it.
How the tabla works with the dohola, and the role of each instrument.
Full exercise using Baladi rhythm in different ways, from the most basic structure to a more elaborate version adorned with details and musical challenges.
Opening up to musical creativity, joy and freedom. Relaxed & soulful.