Course duration
12 week(s)
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This course in the Raga Deep Dive series, provides an insight into Raga Malkauns. Hindusthani classical music, the Ragdari Sangeet is the music of improvisation within the perview of the Raga. Singing a Raga is much more than just making permutations and combinations with Swaras. It involves a keen sense of understanding the persona that every Raga has. Malkauns is an ancient Raga structurally simple yet demands depth in expressions and vocal nuances. This course introduces the student to the exploration of Raga in the form Bada Khayal, which is meditative, the medium tempo Chhota Khayal and a Tarana in this Raga. Emphasis is on creativity(Alaap,Taan) and Swara Sadhana(which includes voice training and voice culture).


Course Format

Duration: 12 weeks, one 45 mins lesson per week. 



The student needs to complete the course HV204 at the academy OR the student needs to have the following skills- Alankar singing in different rhythm patterns. Ability to distiguish and sing Shudh, Komal and Tivra Swaras. Good sense of Laya and Taal. Student has learnt and practiced Chhota Khayal in at least 12 Ragas 



Raga Malkauns Introduction
  • Raga Malkauns Description
  • Raga Malkauns Swar Vistar
  • Raga Malkauns Paltas
Raga Malkauns Bada Khayal
  • Daya Karo Ab Tum- BAndish learning
  • Vilambit Teentaal
  • Malkauns Bada Khayal- Aalap
  • Malkauns Bada Khayal Layakari and Taan
Raga Malkauns Chhota Khayal- Nabh Nikas Gayo
  • Malkauns Chhota Khayal Bandish
  • Nabh Nikas GAyo Aalap
  • Nabh Nikas Gayo Taan