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. 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. The student is introduced to new types of compositions that are sung in the tail end of the concerts like Tillanas. The Tillana is a very interesting form which is sung in the tail end of concerts. This also includes continued learning of kritis.

Objectives

Here the student is introduced to a varnam in a more complex thala like Ata thala. Learning an Ata thala varnam in two speeds will increase the command over laya. Learning Krtis of different composers help students to understand the style of each composer. Varnams and Kritis help the student understand the essence of the Raga, its special phrases and its beauty. The student needs to increase his repertoire of Kritis constantly. The student is introduced to new types of compositions that are sung in the tail end of the concerts namely Thillanas.

Learning outcomes

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

-              Sing the varnams taught so far in two speeds

-              Sing the keerthanams and krithis taught so far

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

-              Present a thillana that is taught.

Those who have completed CV207 with the academy. Those who have had at least 3.5 years of training and can sing 12 tana varnams and one pada varnam in two speeds and 14 kritis.

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

Varnam
  • Bhairavi-Ata talam
Kritis
  • Sri Kamakoti- Saveri
  • Saatileni-Purvikalyani
  • Dhanyudevado - Malayamarutham
Theory
  • Theory