To Jodhpur (Audio & Notation)

My piece “To Jodhpur” is inspired by the Carnatic rhythmic phrase:

Takadimi Tham, Takita Tham, Taka Tham, Ta Tham

This rhythmic structure and its variations are very common in the konnakol language. The rest of piece features expanding and dminishing rhythmic statements, appearing in the melody and in harmonic progressions. Audio and a notated lead sheet are below. Feel free to download a copy of the chart at the bottom of the page.

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