USD 449


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. The swara passages created by the student help them sing small raga alapanas. Here the student learns two new forms of music namely pada varnam and ragamalika.

Objectives

Learning complicated Varnams will help in laying a very strong foundation for all advanced learning particularly in the creative aspects of music and also help in getting a firm grip over rhythmical aspects.

Learning Krtis of different composers help students to understand the style of each composer. Varnams and Krtis help the student understand the essence of the Raga, its special phrases and its beauty. The student needs to increase his repertoire of Krtis constantly. In addition, the student is also learning a new form of music called ragamalika.

Learning outcomes

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

-              Sing the pada varnams taught so far in two speeds

-              Sing the keerthanams and krithis taught so far

-              Identify the raga when the notes are sung.

-              Being able to perform manodharma(alapana,niraval and kalpana swara)

-            Switching from one raga to another instantly.

Those who have completed CV206 with the academy. Those who have had at least 3 years of training and can sing 12 tana varnams in two speeds and 12 kritis.

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

Varnam
  • Nattakuranji-Adi
Kritis
  • Manasu Swadhina-Shankarabharanam-Misra chapu
  • Kaligiyunte-Keeravani- Adi talam
  • Vallabha Nayakasya-Begada
Theory
  • Ragalakshana of Natakuranji
  • Ragalakshana of Keeravani