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12 week(s)
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Thumri forms the main compositional form that is identifed with the genre of 'Upa Shastriya Sangit' or allied form of Hindustani classical music. Under the umrella of Thhumri compositional forms like Dadra, Kajri, Chaiti, Hori are included. Thumri has simple and short poetry that is improvised under the framewrok of Raga and various expressions suggested by the poetry as well as the Ragas. The Ragas chosen have inherent flexibility to push the boundry in order to bring out the expression. 


To develop an understanding of the Raga structures 

To do Swar Vistar in the Ragas chosen

To do Swar Sadhana with focus on specific vocal exercises that aid this vocal style

To learn the Bandish or compositions 

To develop the Bandish within the Taal structure and the framework of the Raga

To learn about using elements of other Ragas to depict glipses of different emotions that a composition demands. 

The student needs to have completed HV207. 

Swar Sadhana
  • Swar Sadhana - Shuddh Swaras
  • Swar Sadhana- Raga Scales
Jamuna kinare
  • Pahadi Raga roop
  • Jamuna kinare Bandish
  • Jamuna kinare Aalap development
  • Jamuna kinare Practice
  • Jamuna kinare presentation
Neer Bharan
  • Tilak Kamod Raga roop
  • Neer Bharan Bandish
  • Neer Bharan Aalap development
  • Neer Bharan Practice
  • Neer Bharan Presentation
Teerath ko -Review
  • Teerath ko Bandish in Jhaptaal
  • Teerath ko presentation

The student is able to present the chosen compositions with improvisational elements.