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Course duration
12 week(s)
Max class size
1
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The student needs to increase his repertoire of compositions constantly.Learning more varnams and kritis give us a deeper insight into the music,the way the ragas move in every composition, the creativity of the composer. Varnams give a good grip over laya. Kritis pave way for creativity in the student. Varnams and Kritis help the student understand the essence of the Raga, its special phrases and its beauty.Students will be introduced to Manodharma sangeetha.

Objectives

The student attains a good grip over rhythmical aspects through the learning of Varnams.Varnams are very significant forms and form the base of all future learning and complex aspects of music. The Kriti is the most celebrated form in concerts and most widely performed in present day concerts. Varnams and Kritis help the student understand the essence of the Raga, its special phrases and its beauty. Learning Kritis of different composers help students to understand the style of each composer. Kritis in different ragas help the student to understand the raga and its structure so the student needs to increase his repertoire of compositions constantly.

The student is introduced to Folk music which is perhaps the oldest form of music. Folk music is a very important aspect of every countries culture. Learning and understanding the folk tunes of different regions helps us to understand the traditions, history and customs of different countries and regions and trace the origin of certain ragas that have come through folk music.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student should be able to

-           Sing the varnams taught so far in two speeds

-           Sing the keerthanams and krithis taught so far

-           Identify the raga when the notes are sung.

-           small steps towards manodharma(kalpana swara and alapana)

Those who have completed CV203 with the academy. Those who have had at least 2.5 years of training and can sing 9 tana varnams in two speeds and 6 kritis.

Student must complete CVERe exam with a passing grade of Honors or above.

Varnams
  • Saveri varnam
Kritis
  • Sri Saraswathi-Arabhi
  • Sharavanabhava guhane-Madhyamavati
  • Bhavasagaram-Shanmukhapriya
Theory
  • Ragalakshana-Arabhi
  • Ragalakshana-Shanmukhapriya
Manodharma Sangeetha
  • Introduction to Manodharma Sangeetha
  • Kalpana swara and Alapana- Aarabhi