The rich and resonant sounds of the Vīņā enthrall every music lover. Often simply referred to as a lute, this magical instrument carries a hallowed tradition.
This classical music features percussion maestro Mannargudi R. Vasudevan who is known to be one of the fastest drummers. The composition presents rare meditative rhythmic cycles using a type of mardala, a barrel-shaped drum, made specifically to be played on both sides as a percussion instrument. The Vedic musical instruments under the Sanskrit name mardala include many kinds of cylindrical or barrel-shaped drums.