Playing Indian Music on Guitar involves acknowledging
- the Raga or Indian part of the Music &
- the specificities of the instrument Guitar.
Indian Music on Guitar Possibilities
- Are you interested in playing Indian Raga and FIlm Songs on the Guitar? Or…
- do you want to master playing and finding chords or rhythm on the guitar?
These guides, how to articles and tutorial videos will help you:
- be better with Indian music,
- play Indian Music on guitar or
- connect Indian music to western theory and instruments,
- be able to find and play chords on your own, for songs you like – Indian or other.
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The C major scale to Raga Shankarabharanam conversion video is a good place to start. The video, to my surprise, was well received on youtube. It shows you the steps to find ragas from scales, specifically the raga associated with the major scale.
The Chords for Indian Ragas and FIlm songs category has practical information on using Chords for Ragas and raga based songs.
Below are the tabs for Ilayaraja Song Ilayanila's end guitar lead, detailed tabs including each move to sound like the original. First there is the tabs for the guitar lead in C# and then in [...]
Rahman's Snehithane Chords, TABs, Notes Snehithane on Guitar (Single Take - First Part) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMB6J2_MCfg Snehithane Guitar TABs Detailed Playing it like it is sung https://youtu.be/cgfRS2x_PRo Snehithane / Snehithuda Open Chords (Begin. - Int.) https://musicianself.com/song-chords/snehithane-chords-arrahman-song/