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Hindustani Vocal 307

Prerequisites

The student has completed HV306 at the academy OR the student has learnt Chhota Khayal in about thirty Ragas and is able to present at least 16 Ragas with Swar Vistar Aalap and Taan. The student is able to sing Bada Khayals with Aalap in Yaman, Bhairav, Bhupali, Bihag, Bageshri, Malkauns and one Thumri composition in Des or Khamaj. The student is able to compose Sargam Geet/Tarana in the Ragas learnt set to different basic Taals.


Overview

Raga Jaunpuri is a Raga which is similar to Asavari in substance. This course starts with Swar Sadhana in Jaunpuri Swaras. The Chhota Khayal in this Raga is reviewed. The essence of this Raga is explored by learning a Bada Khayal with Aalap and Taan development. Swar Sadhana exercises include singing Alankar in all 10 Thaats. Raga Gaud Sarang with the zig zag Swar Chalan and the emphasis on Shuddh Gandhar is as fresh as cool breeze. A Chhota Khayal is learnt in this Raga. Raga Bageshri Bada Khayal is learnt in this course. We have been singing different moring Ragas in the last two courses. A consolidated study of Ragas starting from the SandhiPrakash time and the morning concert Ragas and looked at in the light of the time theory of Ragas.

Theory – Raga Lakshanas(Griha Amsha Nyas), Notating the Bada Khayal in Bhatkhande Swar lipi. Raga Descriptions of 10 Aashray Ragas.