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Learn To Play Begena

Experience an ancient musical tradition as Temesgen guides you on an illuminating journey exploring the magnificent 10-stringed Begena.

Start at the beginning with the ancient legends of the Begena. Then limber up with the proven finger exercises taught at the Yared School of Music in Ethiopia. Learn traditional songs note for note and finally, master advanced topics like ornamentation.

Unique on-screen notation shows you every note Temesgen plays.

  • Unique on-screen notation shows notes and timing
  • Printable files of notation, lyrics
  • Learn to play four popular songs
  • Live performances by Temesgen

Content in English and Amharic. 104 minutes.

Learn To Play Krar

Join Temesgen, on a fascinating journey to the heart of Ethiopia’s rich musical heritage.

Start at the beginning with the history of the krar and ethiopian music theory. Then limber up with the true and tested finger exercises taught to me at the Yared School of Music in Ethiopia.

Learn popular songs and finally, master advanced topics like ornamentation. Content is in English and Amharic. 105 min.

  • Unique on-screen notation shows notes and timing
  • Printable files of notation, lyrics
  • Learn to play - Aanchee Lij, Ygermal, Shegitu and GoFerai
  • Live performances by Temesgen

Content in English and Amharic.