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Saptak in Hindustani Classical Music

What is Saptak? Saptak stands for  “gamut” or ” series of seven notes”. It comprises of the set of swaras, Sa, Re, Ga, Ma, Pa, Dha, Ni which makes up a musical scale in Indian classical music. [1] It is usually practiced against a drone.  What are the types of Saptak? Hindustani classical music is made up of three saptaks namely, Mandra Saptak, Madhya Saptak, and Taar Saptak. The middle scale is called Madhya Saptak. This is the most used…

Gateway to Hindustani Classical

Hindustani 101 course comprises of the fundamental exercises that are needed to get you started with a lifetime of learning singing in the Hindustani classical music. It comes with the fundamental svara exercises that span all shuddha and komal svaras, simple and more complex paltas. These are the first exercises any student of Hindustani classical music would practice, and are necessary for taking any other course going forward. Just a glimpse of what you can do after completing Hindustani 101!…

The magic of learning Ragas

A Raga is a melodic framework for improvisation in Hindustani Classical Music. Raga are one of the most central features to learn in Hindustani Classical . It is not only used in just Indian Classical Music, but also in Bollywood Music as well! Some great modern composers who use ragas to make their songs are Shankar Mahadevan and Ar Rahman! This video is from the introductory course on rāga yaman in Hindustani music. The course contains videos that explain the basic melodic…

Start your journey in Hindustani Music

The beginner course is the best way to start out your journey if you just started learning to sing! We teach you singing from the absolute basics like swaras and basic singing patterns which are easy and fun to learn at the same time. After you have got a grasp of them , we introduce you to your favorite songs that you probably hear almost every occasion. Some of the songs that are included in the beginners course are Tum…

Mastering solfège (Part1)

This course comprises of first 43 solfège exercises from A. Dannhäuser, Solfège des Solfèges, Book 1, published by G. Schirmer, Inc. in 1891. All the exercises are in the scale of C major and with a 4/4 time signature. You will be able to practice these exercises and get instantaneous feedback on how well you sing them. Enrol now Following are the course contents Learning intervals Whole, half-notes with rests Quater-notes and rests Eighth-notes and combinations Enrol now

Western Vocal 101

This course comprises of the basic exercises that are a prerequisite for any singing aspirant. This will help you to embark on your singing journey and hone your basic skills. Enrol now Practice exercises provided in this course span the following aspects. Warmup Vocal agility Dexterity Vocal range Enrol now

Introduction to Raag Durga

This is an introductory course on Raag Durga in Hindustani music. The course contains video explanations for important concepts in the raag followed by practice sessions for you to repeat, after the guru and internalize the concept. While singing you will receive instant visual feedback so you can correct immediately and improve your performance. Concepts covered: Aroh, Avroh, Pakad, Chalan, Alap and 4 Bandishes in both sargam geet and lyrics. Enrol now Lesson Structure  Introduction Practice of Aroh and Avroh…

Introduction to Raag Brindavani Sarang

This is an introductory course on Raag Brindavani Sarang in Hindustani music. The course contains videos explanations for important concepts in the raag followed by practice sessions for you to repeat after the guru and internalise the concept. While singing you will receive instant visual feedback so you can correct immediately and improve your performance. Concepts covered: Aaroh, Avroh, Pakad, Chalan, Alaap and 4 Bandishes in both sargam Geet and lyrics. Enrol now Practice Of Aroh, Avroh and Pakad Practice…

Introduction to Raag Bhimpalasi

This is an introductory course on Bhimpalasi in Hindustani music. The course contains videos explanations for important concepts in the raag followed by practice sessions for you to repeat after the guru and internalise the concept. While singing you will receive instant visual feedback so you can correct immediately and improve your performance. Concepts covered: Aaroh, Avroh, Pakad, Chalan, Alaap and 4 Bandishes in both sargam Geet and lyrics. Enrol now The course contents are as follows: Practice Of Aroh,…

Introduction to Raag Bageshree

This is an introductory course on Raag Bageshree in Hindustani music. The course contains videos explanations for important concepts in the raag followed by practice sessions for you to repeat after the guru and internalise the concept. While singing you will receive instant visual feedback so you can correct immediately and improve your performance. Concepts covered: Aaroh, Avroh, Pakad, Chalan, Alaap and 4 Bandishes in both sargam Geet and lyrics. Enrol now The following are the course contents. Practice Of…

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