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 ..
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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Announcing Ashtapadi / Gita Govindam, Online Workshop Session 2 . People interested may please WhatsApp Mrs. Sumithra Bharadwaj @ 9940424424. 🙏
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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.
An Online / Skype Carnatic Vocal Workshop will be organised on 6th and 7th March 2020 – , Friday and Saturday respectively with the following theme. Registrations will be processed on a first come first processed basis.Since seats are limited, for assured participation please whatsapp the number provided in the brochure.
Announcing Classes for Carnatic Veena and Vocal on Vijayadashami Day 8th October, Tuesday 2019. If interested, please send a mail to email@example.com.
Tyagaraja Swami composed a set of songs to sing collectively or as a chorus, as an expression of bhakthi and bhajana tradition. These came to be known as Divya Nama Sankeerthanas. Many of these songs have the theme as Ramayana , but there are also songs on human conduct. There are around 118 krithis which are set to simple tunes. We find that the tune repeats in every charanam after the Pallavi. So, it can be inferred that every song has a Pallavi followed by several Charanams. This style of composing is generally referred to as Lambaka Style. The simple rhythmic tunes make them ideal for group rendition.
These krithis basically deal with Nama Mahatmya. ……
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…
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.
Index of Ashtapadi
Sargam 1 -Saamodadamodaram
- Dashavathara Ragamalika – 10 Ragas
- Sritha Kamalakucha – Bhairavi
- Lalithalavanga – Vasantha
- Chandana Charchitha – Pantuvarali
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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