Carnatic Vocal 102
CV102 introduces to the students the concept of the Paired notes showing them in how many different patterns the notes could be sung in. Students will also learn basic exercises in a new Melakarta raga. Concepts of Tala along with more intricate swara exercises and their applications in few forms will be learnt. The concept of a geetham will also be introduced.
To learn the concept of paired notes to better understand and appreciate the number of variations that can be made using the seven basic notes. To understand better the concept of speed or tempo in Carnatic music. To familiarize the student with shuddha swarams Ri and dha and encourage the students to learn a new form “geetham” with different swara patterns and also Lyrics. Geetham is one of the simple musical forms and permits a student to learn a composition without the complexities of Pallavi, Anupallavi, Charanam etc. It is a stepping stone for the next higher musical form, the varnam.
Batch Size: 7
Duration: 12 weeks, two 60 mins lesson per week
At the end of this course students should be able
– To sing janta varisais in two speeds
– To identify and decode the notes of shankarabharanam and mayamalavagowla
– To create swara patterns in one raga and convert it into the other.
The student should have completed the CV101 or should have the basic knowledge of swara, Raga, Pitch and Tala and should be able to sing the basic swara patterns (sarali varisais ).
- Janta Varisai 1
- Janta Varisai 2
- Janta Varisai 3
- Janta Varisai 4
- Janta Varisai 5
- Janta Varisai 6
- Janta Varisai 7
- Janta Varisai 8
Introduction to Shuddha Swaras
- Introduction to raga Mayamalavagowla
- Sarali varisai in Mayamalavagowla-3 speeds
- Janta Varisai in Mayamalavagowla-3 speeds
- Akaram singing
Geethams in Malahari
- Sri Gananatha
- Kunda gowra
- Decoding of swaras in 2 ragas
- Meaning of special Musical words – Paribhashika Shabdas
- Tala and Tala Angas
- Swara Nomenclature