About "Tappa "
This is a live performance at New York. Tappa is a form conceived by Camel Drivers in North West India (around Punjab and Rajasthan border) . Presently its a classical form with all its intricacies. The artistes here talk through it wither medium of Voice and Sitar under the rhythmic cycles maintained by Tabla. Samanwaya is the only Sitarist of the country who has been playing tappa learning its intricacies properly from the diva Dr. Girija Devi herself.