Pitch also known as Shruthi is the foundation for music and is an important aspect for learners and performers. This is what keeps all the musicians in sync while performing and provides a delightful experience for the audience to listen. In this course, the student learns the importance of Pitch, its relevance in music, how to sing in a particular pitch and be able to sing with the Tanpura/Shruthi box, which is an instrument used in Indian music as a pitch reference. The course begins with the basic reference note 'Sa' and progress to provide an understanding of all the seven notes Sa Ri Ga Ma Pa Da Ni. The student also learns to identfy Sa Pa Sa for a particular pitch or given any pitch reference. Course winds up with the student being able to sing an entire song with pitch reference maintaining the shruthi throught out the song and furthermore trying to sing the song for different pitch references.
Duration: 12 weeks
Pick your best pitch for the best output and voice projection.
Sing Mukhda and one antara of a song - along with tanpura & metronome in the below mentioned beat patterns.
Set the metronome to a three beat and sing a three beat song and set the metronome to a four beat pattern and sing a four beat song.
- a three beat song - example: piyu bole
- a four beat song - example: koi kahe kehta rahe
Note: These are just example songs, students are free to choose their language/genre/style (could be devotional/folk/filmi/non filmi/semi classical/indian/western/any genre song). Add modulation/emotion to suit the mood of the song ( happy sad/dance/melancholy) Optionally, add your own creative variations to the song if you can think of any.