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Hindustani Vocal 105

Prerequisites

Student needs to complete HV104 at the academy OR the student should be able to: • Sing stable notes perfectly in tune with the Tanpura. • Sing Chhota Khayal with self-created Aalap and Taan. • Create a Sargam Geet and a Tarana • Listen to a musical sound and identify Swaras • Read notations and also do Swara mapping at a basic level.


Overview

This course adds more creative elements to the Chhota Khayal composition. The principles and guidelines to create Swar Vistar are initiated. Aalap, BolAalap and Taan are practised to perform with confidence within the Teentaal structure. The Raga characteristics are detailed out by singing and composing LakshanGeet and also by comparing two Ragas learnt. Swara Sadhana, being a part of the continuous learning is included here with focus on MandraSwaraSadhana to strengthen the voice and improve one's range of voice. The effect and placement of TivraMadhyam is understood in Raga Yaman. Raga Khamaj is revisited. A Tarana and a Bhajan is sung in Raga Khamaj. The OM book has got multiple Bandishes in each Raga, in order to facilitate learning as well as provide relevant listening material to the learner.