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Hindustani Vocal for Children 100B

Prerequisites

The student has completed HV100A at the academy OR  The child is 5+years old. The child is able to sing the Seven Shuddh Swaras, a prayer and a song with a good sense of melody and rhythm.  


Overview

This is the second of the 4 courses designed to introduce young children to Hindustani Music. These courses provide a foundation for young children to enjoy and appreciate Indian music. The lessons introduce the children to the fundamentals of Hindustani music with an approach of generating curiosity and discovery. Introducing music early helps in the all-round development of the child. The concepts of Sur and Laya are weaved into interesting poetry and rhythm. This series of courses include songs from varius genres like Nature poetry, Childrens' songs in simple Hindi, Prayers and verses, all leading to a discovery of Swaras, Raga and Taal.

 Shuddh Swar Saptak is reinforced with the song Sa se Sawan. The child gets the exposure to singing with the Electronic Tanpura OR Tanpura app. There is emphasis on listenting to the Sur, matching ones voice to the reference Sur and singing. The Tanpura and Tabla descriptions are included with pictures.

This course further develops the idea of patternning with Swaras and creating new patterns in simple rhythm patterns. This course includes a Bengali song which is in the rhythm of three.