Written by Takayuki Ueda


Instrments 楽器 Rabab ラバーブ

Hi, I am Ueda from Tokyo modal music lab. I have been working with Rabab for seven years. I have a Rubab class for beginners in Tokyo Japan. for about seven years, and I have a lot of experience in Afghanistan, so I will explain how to choose the best strings based on my experience. Drone  and sympathetic strings need 2 different types of strings. The Afghan classical rabab is Two strings of different characteristics are used, two of the drones are made of copper and one of steal. https://youtube.com/shorts/dcgM2LPAn44 👆The second half of the video tests the difference in sound between copper and steal strings. What do you think? The copper strings have a richer sound with more overtones.…

Rabab ラバーブ

Hi, I'm Ueda, a player of the folk instrument, the rabab. When I was at Berklee College of Music, I majored in guitar, so I've seen some of the best pickers in the world. Based on my years of experience, today I'd like to share with you the fastest way to get better at picking