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In this level , the students will learn a navagraha kriti . The student also learns how to sing the raga alapana of Asaveri and also how to put swaras for a challenging tala like Matya tala.Harikambodhi is handled in great detail as ragam , thalam , niraval and swaraprasthara. A vivadi scale like Varali is handled in detail as raga , niraval and swara prasthara. Here there is more viruttam singing in rakti ragas like Anandabhairavi, rithigowlai, sahana , kedaragowlai.


For a Masters course, content mastery will be approached with a big picture idea. Independent learning by the student with guided listening will be the prominent pedagogy. The 3 compositions chosen in this course CV405 are in  ragas which are rare to come across at concerts. The compositions are Chandram Bhaje – Asaveri which is a Navagraha kriti, Dinamani vamsha – Harikambodhi and Ka va va  - Varali  . Student is taught raga, kalpana swara and niraval in these ragas, also introduced to viruttam singing. 



Learning outcomes

After the completion of CV405 the student should be able to perform with high level proficiency:

Sing ragas  Asaveri, Harikambodhi and Varali in detail as raga, thanam, niraval and swaraprasthara.

Sing a navagraha kriti with all its grandeur and proper kalapramana.

Sing viruttams in rakti ragas like Anandabhairavi, Rithigowlai, Sahana and Kedaragowlai.

Those who have completed the CV404 from the Academy. Those who have trained in Carnatic music for at least 8 .5 years and a strong foundation of Varnams, Kritis and singing kalpana swaras and alapanas as well as been introduced to Ragam, thanam and Pallavi singing.

  • Nalinakanthi
  • Mokshamu galada-Saramathi
  • Mrigayataradha(tarangam - behag)
  • Saramathi( Ragam , Niraval , Swara)