Classic and Rare Geethams Lessons Update

The following geetham lessons are uploaded in YouTube for passionate learners. 

Geetham 8- Sree Ramachandra – Ghana Raga Geetham 2 – Gowlai

Geetham 9-Rere Sreerama chandra- Ghana Raga Geetham-3 – Arabhi

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#41-Varnams Online Workshop

Varnams are scholarly compositions and the Pillar of Abyasa Ganams. They teach the Raga in its entirety with their Unique sancharas along with its typical gamakas. Varnams teach you the basics of Manodharma Sangeetham. Varnams are of different kinds. The usual is Tana Varnam. A master class is ..

#40-Voice Culture Online Workshop

Being blessed with a “golden, honey-dipped voice” is rare. But even more challenging for musicians is to sustain it as long as one would like to, for reaching out to people with one’s music.

A Workshop on Tips to Develop your singing Voice is happening on 9th May, Saturday . 

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Classic and Rare Geetham Lessons – Nattai

The following geetham lessons are uploaded in YouTube for passionate learners. 

Geetham 6- Kamalasulochani-Anandabhairavi 

Geetham 7- Hariharavinutha-Nattai (Ghana Raga Geetham)

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Learn Classic and Rare Geethams – Neelambari

A classic geetham in Raga Neelambari  set to Trisra Jathi Triputa Talam is posted for learning purposes.  The geetham is in praise of Lord Rama.  Please Subscribe to Shanmukhapriya  Academy  of Music Channel in YouTube for getting notified for more lessons in Carnatic Music

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#4-Ashtapadi- Online Workshop/Classes

Since I am getting several mails requesting for Ashtapadi  Online Classes , I am happy to announce a series of Online Workshop / Classes on Geetha Govindam or Jayadeva Ashtapadi, on this auspicious day being Vishu. 

People who are passionate about learning Ashtapadi/Gita Govindam, may please  WhatsApp Mrs. Sumithra Bharadwaj @ 9940424424.

may please  WhatsApp Mrs. Sumithra Bharadwaj @ 9940424424.

People who intend to join for these classes should sing fairly well and must have a very good concept of Sruthi and Talam. People who are in Varnam/ Krithi levels can easily join. 

The first Session will be on Thursday 16th April 2020 at 4.30 pm IST. 

The Total Number of Songs / geethams in Ashtapadi is 24 which is distributed among 12 Sargams as follows.

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#52 – Is there a need for new Composers ?

I received a mail a couple of days before posing a question. The person who had sent the mail wanted to know my take on this.  I am just reposting the question here.

 Question : Is there any purpose of composing a new kriti ? Like i see present day composers composing carnatic music kritis and making their disciples sing that, but i think that’s just a sheer waste of time. That’s my opinion. And in those compositions,…..

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#14-Learn Classic and Rare Geetham Series

Dear Visitors

Happy to announce the the opening  of Shanmukhapriya Academy of Music which will be an online learning hub for both Carnatic Veena and Vocal lessons.  Please do subscribe to this channel so that you will be notified on posting new lessons.

While Shanmukhapriya School of Music mainly focuses on the activities of Music School along with the students performances and live classes in Edappally, Ernakulam, Kerala , Shanmukhapriya Academy of Music will be focusing on posting lessons online that can be accessed globally.

The opening theme is Classic and Rare Geethams.

A few classic and rare geethams which are not so popularly known or sung now a days will be posted here along with notations and audio. The first one in this series about Lord Ganesha in Raga Mayamalavagowla set to Rupaka Talam composed by Periasamy Turan.  Please feel free to download the notation and learn the Geethams. 

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