Book and cassette Manual for Self-Instruction based on the teachings of Devendra Murdeshwar by Lyon Leifer. Beginning course in the technique of the north India keyless bamboo flute. Designed for use with a C bansuri (lowest note w/ 6 fingers closed G) . Profusely illustrated with charts, exercises, photographs of playing positions, and decorative material, the manual will enable the student to learn authentic raga materials and methods of development. The manual explains the fundamentals of a number of essential topics in Hindustani music. The scalar system, the concept of raga, microtonalism, the system of teaching and learning, and the instrument's history are all covered.