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Indian Ragas: Introduction to Raag Brindavani Sarang

Brindavani Sarang is an audhav (consists of 5 notes in both Arohana and Avarohana)  raga from the Hindustani music tradition. It is a very popular raga in the Mathura region of India.   When is Raag Brindavani Sarang sung? Raag Brindavani Sarang is sung in the afternoon between 12 pm – 3 pm. It is also considered as a summer season raga. What is the nature of Raag Brindavani Sarang? Raag Brindavani Sarang depicts the Sringara Rasa (Romantic Mood). What is…

Indian Ragas: Introduction to Raag Bhimpalasi

Bhimpalasi is an audhav – sampurna (consists of 5 notes in Arohana and 7 notes in Avarohana)  raga from the Hindustani music tradition. It is one of the most used ragas used in popular music today.  When is Raag Bhimpalasi sung? Raag Bhimpalasi is sung in the early afternoon between 12 – 3 pm. What is the nature of Raag Bhimpalasi? Raag Bhimpalasi is meant to depict the Sringara Rasa (Romantic Mood). What is the Thaat of Raag Bhimpalasi? The Thaat…

Indian Ragas: Introduction to Raag Bageshri

Bageshri is an audhav – sampurna (consists of 5 notes in Arohana and 7 notes in Avarohana)  raga from the Hindustani music tradition. Many film songs were composed in Raag Bageshri by the famous hindi music director C. Ramachandra. When is Raag Bageshri sung? Raag Bageshri is sung in the second division of night between 9 pm – 12 am. What is the Thaat of Raag Bageshri? The Thaat of Raag Bageshri is Kafi. What is the nature of Raag…

Indian Ragas: Raag Yaman for Beginners

Yaman is a sampurna (consists of 7 notes) raga from the Hindustani music tradition. It is one of the first ragas a Hindustani classical student learns and is considered to be one of the most fundamental ragas in the tradition.  When is Raag Yaman sung? Raag Yaman is sung in the first quarter of the night between 6 – 9 pm.  What is the nature of Raag Yaman? The nature of Raag Yaman is Romantic and depicts the Shaant Rasa…

Learn Hindustani Classical Music: Patterns in Kalyan Thaat

In the Hindustani 101 singing course, you’ve learnt the fundamental patterns that are set in Bilawal thaat. This course brings these patterns with svaras from Kalyan thaat. These exercises will help you get the hang of svaras of Kalyan thaat and would ease learning of raags that fall under this thaat. These are highly recommended before taking any other course on raags of Kalyan thaat going forward. Enrol now This course consists of the following learning and practice modules. 1. Svaras…

Learn Hindustani Classical Music: Patterns in Bhairavi Thaat

In Hindustani 101 singing course, you’ve learnt the fundamental patterns that are set in Bilawal thaat. This course brings these patterns with svaras from Bhairavi thaat. These exercises will help you get the hang of svaras of Bhairavi thaat and would ease learning of raags that fall under this thaat. These are highly recommended before taking any other course on raags of Bhairavi thaat going forward. Enrol now This course consists of the following learning and practice modules. 1. Svaras of…

Learn Indian Classical Music: Hindustani Vocal

The 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 practise, and are necessary for taking any other course going forward. Enrol now for free This course consists of the following learning…

Importance of practising basic lessons in Carnatic music

This article introduces you to the fundamentals of Carnatic music. It also tells you the relevance and importance of practising the beginner lessons such as sarali varase/varisai as part of your everyday practice. An introduction to swaras Swara is the most fundamental concept in Carnatic music. It plays a similar role to that of a ‘note’ in western music, but has a distinct character. There are seven swaras in Carnatic music: S for Shadja (sung as Sa), R for Rishabha (sung as…

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