Like many Western musicians, the Indian rhythmic system known as Konokol has always been a bit of a mystery to me. I’ve heard the seemingly complex. John McLaughlin Konnakol. Richie Jackson; 7 Konokol-The Gateway to Rhythm Chapter 1 The Gateway To Rhythm – John Mclaughlin – School of Rhythm. Konnakol (also spelled Konokol, Konakkol) (Tamil: கொன்னக்கோல்) is the art of Prominent among these is John McLaughlin, who led the Mahavishnu Orchestra and has long used konnakol as a compositional aid.
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John McLaughlin – The Gateway to Rhythm
Chandran released an instructional DVD on konnakol in Posted on Sep 1, in DVD 0 comments. Notify me of followup comments via email. Prominent among konikol is John McLaughlinwho led the Mahavishnu Orchestra and has long used konnakol as a compositional aid.
By contrast, konnakol syllables are aimed at optimising vocal performance, and vastly outnumber any commonly used finger placements on mridangam or any other hand percussion instrument.
I have no problem to pay for knowladge, do you? A teacher isnt expensive. Education should be free. The human voice has a direct and dramatic way of expressing the percussive aspects in music directly. Looking forward to watch it!
The Gateway To Rhythm (Konokol) | John McLaughlin
This page was last edited on 11 Octoberat Course, if you want to study in berklee college, well…. Konokol allows the musician to superimpose one tempo and time signature in the singing against another in the clappingand hear the two together. The DVD is divided into six chapters.
,onokol Articles containing Tamil-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July Selvaganeshwho plays alongside McLaughlin in the group Remember Shaktiand Ranjit Barotwho plays with McLaughlin in the group 4th Dimensionare other noted konnakol virtuosos.
I agree with you completely.
In a world overflowing with guitar constructionals and hot licks videos, here comes an educational DVD from The Master — the way it is supposed to be. A group of five notes could be vocalized as one Takita plus one Taka, or one Da Di Gi Na Dum, whether those mvlaughlin notes represent one full beat or not. Konnakol should not be confused with the practice in Hindustani music the classical music of northern India of speaking tabla ” bols “, which indicate the finger placement to be used by a percussionist.
In each case, McLaughlin does a great job of demonstrating how this eastern system of rhythm can be an asset to a western composer. Retrieved from ” https: English, French, German, Spanish Year: You can also subscribe without commenting. DVD Mediastarz Monaco, Konokol is the universal system of mastering rhythm without drums. Konokol gives you a way to practice this discipline anywhere, without an instrument other than your own voice and hands.
Watch out for the Finale in Chapter 6, where they get together to create a beautiful guitar-konokol conversation. Following this, John McLaughlin explains and demonstrates on the guitar the benefit Konokol has had on his improvisations, and its usefulness in his compositions over the past 30 years. You will learn through this course how to improvise rhythmically and how this system can help in your compositions.
In essence, you are vocally mimicking specific drum strokes. Thanks a lot for making it possible! Exercises are explained and demonstrated followed by improvisations which include all the exercise material of that particular chapter. Following this, John McLaughlin explains and demonstrates on the guitar the benefit Konokol has had on his improvisations, and its usefulness in his compositions over the past 30 years.
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