Learn to Play > Lesson 13:
The Main Fast Off-beat

Introducing "breaks"

The Main Fast Off-beat used with the Main Fast Connecting Beat is good for "breaking" the kirtan.

A "break" is where you suddenly slow the kirtan right down, only to build it up again. It's a very dramatic effect.

Listen to "Breaks" Online
Listen to "Breaks" Offline

"Breaks" are what you throw in near the end of the kirtan to make it sound really ecstatic. If the devotees weren't dancing before, they will start now.



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