Introducing compositions that are desnse lyrically and rhythmically.Understand how by manipulating the pace and setting the raga appropriately the difficulty is hidden from the listener. The module is rounded off by a smaller composition set in a rakti, or phrase-laden raga.
One of the objectives of the course is to have students get acquainted with compositions of great composers such as Jayachamarajendra Odeyer, Maharaja Sawthi thirunal, Ambuja krishana along with the Trinity composers. The course also aims at introducing and training students to sing proficiently in rare ragams such as Gambhiranata, Dwijavanti, Vijayashri, Gowlipanthu and many more. The 3 compositions chosen in this course CV310 are ones in which student learns a kriti in raga Kalyani,Shankarabharana and Dwijavanthu each and ragam,niraval, kalpana swara to these ragas.
After completing CV310 the student will be able to
- render complex compositions with in-built variations in pace and rhythm and moderate lyrical difficulty typical of Muthuswami Dikshitar.
- study a composition’s tonal merit, raga lakshana and simple but profound lyrics, thus cementing a permanent place in the thukkada, or light segment of a Carnatic concert
- Manodharma for the Ragas learned in this course.