This DVD of more than 2 hours is divided into two parts. In the first Pandit Shankar Ghosh, recognized as one of the great contemporary masters of Indian precussion, you attend his classes. You will study the different strokes (bowls) that will allow you to play tabla. You will be able to learn compositions with themes and variations (Kaida, Rela, Laggi ...) and fixed compositions (Tukra, Gat, Chakradar ...). The tabla's agreement is also explained. The second part is a documentary film taking place in Calcutta. This film presents the artistic and educational environment of tabla, as well as its artisanal production.