The Raga deep dive courses are aimed at internalising Raga concepts. In this Raga Deep dive course the popular Raga Puriya Dhanashri is explored.
Raga Puriya Dhanashri is a beautiful evening Raga, which has got immense appeal with the seemingly simple Raga Chalan and deep emotional content. This Raga has got a vast expanse. The Aalap Badahat is sung with Swaras in all three Saptaks.
The Swar Vistar and Swar Sadhana is done keeping in mind the characteristic features which distinguish this Raga from the other Ragas of the Puriya family. Paltas and a variety of Taan patt erns are practised to gain a command over the Drut Laya. Meditative by nature, this Ragaa accommodates Aalap as well as lilting speedy Bandishes and Taan.
Theory - Raga characteristics of Puriya Dhanashri, Ragas similar to Puriya Dhanashri.
To practise singing the Raga chalan of Puriya Dhanashri
To do Swar Sadhana in Raga Puriya Dhanashri
To create and sing the Swar Vistar in Puriya Dhanashri
To learn and practise singing the Paltas in Puriya Dhanashri
To learn a Chhota Khayal with Aalap and Taan in Raga Puriya Dhanashri
To review the Chhota Khayal already learnt in Puriya Dhanashri(if any)
To learn a Bada Khayal in Raga Puriya Dhanashri
To sing Aalap within the Bada Khayal in the range of all three Saptaks
To sing different Layakari patterns with the Bol of the Bada Khayal
To sing Sargam and Taan in Bada Khayal
To learn the Tarana in Puriya Dhanashri
To develop awareness about similar Ragas
The student has completed HV308 at the academy OR the student has learnt Chhota Khayal in about 25 Ragas with Swar Vistar, Aalap and Taan. The student is able to sing Bada Khayals with Aalap and Taan in Yaman, Bhairav, Bhupali, Bihag, Bageshri, Malkauns, Jaijaivanti, Bhimpalasi, Todi, Darbari
The student is able to
Demonstrate the Raga chalan of Puriya Dhanashri
Sing the Swar Vistar in Puriya Dhanashri highlighting the Raga specific characteristics
Sing the Paltas in Puriya Dhanashri fluently
Present the Chhota Khayal in Raga Puriya Dhanashri with development in Aalap and Taan Vistar
Present the Bada Khayal in perfect Sur , Taal and expression
Present the Bada Khayal Aalap with essential elements of voice culture and expressions
Present Bol Taan, Sargam and Taan with the Bada Khayal
Present Tarana in Puriya Dhanashri
Identify related Ragas by listening