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Zakir Hussain shares his own musical history and demonstrates the sounds of the tabla.
Zakir Hussain introduces V. Selvaganesh and Kala Ramnath and their roles in the ensemble before they all perform Madhya Aadi taal.
Zakir Hussain explains the importance of musical conversation through improvisation. Zakir and V. Salvaganesh perform "Konakkol." Students respond to the performance.
Zakir Hussain and Kala Ramnath explain the importance of melody in the Raga. Kala demonstrates the notes in the Raag. The ensemble performs Raga Bilawal.
Students in the audience ask questions of Zakir Hussain, Kala Ramnath, and V. Salvaganesh.
Through their knowledge of the forest and its inhabitants, hunters are believed to be empowered with an ability to control the spiritual forces of nature.