List some national records associated with tabla ?

List some national records associated with tabla ?

Charul Tyagi asked April 6, 2016

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Sumit Paliwal April 6, 2016

Tabla is a difficult percussion instrument to play. There have been various records to its credit. These are-  

Record for continuous playing-   

Kuldeep Joshi, a blind student from Padardi Bari, Dungarpur District, Rajasthan has a record of playing tabla continuously for 12 hours. On 15th April, 2012 Kuldeep started performing a solo song in the university auditorium at 5:00 am and continued till evening 5:00 pm.  

Most people playing Tabla together- 

On 29th April 2011, 318 people played Tabla together for a period of 1 hour 18 minutes at Shreyas foundation, Ambawadi, in the closing ceremony of Swarnim Gujarat Golden Jubilee in Ahmedabad, Gujarat organized by Tabla Talim Sansthan and Saptak School of Music.  
Tabla is becoming a widely popular instrument and percussionists from all over the world are trying their hand at this mesmerizing instrument and it would be no wonder if these records are replaced by other more intriguing records.


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