Tabla solo (excerpt)

Harmonium: Mike Robbins

Sahakarya (excerpts)

Sitar: John Stephens

N. Indian Slide Guitar: David Cipriani

Members of Burat Wangi (CalArts Gamelan ensemble)

Written by: William Rossel


-This composition is based on a 13-beat rhythm cycle and combines Balinese and North Indian instruments and musical features, including kotekan (interlocking rhythms) from Bali and tihai (cadential patterns of 3) from N. India.

Copyright © William Rossel 2011 - All Rights Reserved

Tabla Ensemble in Teentaal (excerpt)

Performed by:

CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP) Tabla Ensemble 2010


Directed by: William Rossel


Middle and high school students play a Kaida, Tukra and Chakradar and put on a stellar recital after only 10 rehearsals and without having instruments at home on which to practice.

Jaran Dauh (excerpt)

Performed by: Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Jegog Ensemble

Lead Barangan: William Rossel

Tabla class with Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri at the Ali Akbar College of Music

Tabla Solo, with Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri, at Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture, June 4th, 2017