#33-Activity Based Teaching of Carnatic Music in Schools

It was really a fulfilling experience and a fun filled workshop at Kendriya Vidyalaya , Ernakulam. Topic was Activity Based Teaching Methodology of Carnatic Music in Schools.. It was a very good start for me  with Kendriya Vidyalaya. Several fun filled activities were roped in to teach carnatic music…

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#3-Ashtapadi/Gita Govindam Audio Lessons

Ashtapadi Audio Lessons are released by Shanmukhapriya School of Music .   The lessons are taught in the mode of teaching and learning method with student participation. 

ASHTAPADI / GITA GOVINDAM 

The Total Number of Songs / geethams in Ashtapadi is 24 which is distributed among 12 Sargams. In general, the practice is to begin Ashtapadi with Thodaya Mangalam in Raga Nattai.

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 Index of  Ashtapadi

Sargam 1 -Saamodadamodaram

  1. Dashavathara Ragamalika – 10 Ragas
  2. Sritha Kamalakucha – Bhairavi
  3. Lalithalavanga – Vasantha
  4. Chandana Charchitha – Pantuvarali

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#2-Carnatic Music Audio Lesson Samples

Carnatic Music high quality Audio Lessons are released by Shanmukhapriya School of Music based on the Course Book Sangeetha Sampoorna- Beginners Level.   The lessons are taught in the mode of teaching and learning method with student participation.

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#28-Learning Carnatic Music

The birth of this post is the result of several mails I have been receiving,  to write a blog post on Music Practice. Here we go !!

When it comes to learning and practice, the modern trend is to learn a few sarali swaras, then alankaras and geethams to the extent of 4 numbers and then 2 swarajathis which are very popular like Raravenu in Bilahari Raga and Sambasivayenave in Khamas Raga. In a matter of 6 months the students are graduated to Varnams and Krithis.

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#1- Carnatic Music Audio Lessons

Happy to inform that Shanmukhapriya School of Music has started with Online Certificate Courses in Carnatic Music / Karnataka Sangeetham. The founder Director Anuradha Mahesh who is a postgraduate in Carnatic Music, is a vainika , vocalist, musicologist and a composer. The activities of the music school and online courses are executed under her direct  supervision.   She is also actively engaged in several other projects in the field of therapeutic music and is an adviser to several Carnatic Music institutions right from drafting their syllabus and imparting knowledge through several workshops on rare krithis , varnams and thematic compositions.

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#1-Sangeetha Sampoorna-Beginners Level Book-2nd Edition

Shanmukhapriya Publications has published the second edition of the book Sangeetha Sampoorna for Beginners Level.   Special thanks to all for the overwhelming response for the first edition of this book. The book  which form the part of learning series are priced very nominally, but rich in content. 

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