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What is a Raga?

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!

Our instructor Kaustav Ganguli teaches you how to improvise in a Raga yourself!

This video is from the introductory course on rāga yaman in Hindustani music. The course contains videos that explain the basic melodic concepts and characteristic aspects of rāga yaman. Each video is followed by an appropriate audio lesson to internalize and practice the concept. While practising a student will receive instant feedback based on the performance. This course covers concepts such as āroh-avroh, nyās, vādi-samvādi, chalan of rāga yaman. A student will be able to practice sapāt lessons in different speeds, ālap and 4 bandishes taught both as sargam geets and with lyrics

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4 Comments

  1. nabaghana1971@gmail.com nabaghana1971@gmail.com December 15, 2019

    Mostly Helpful
    Many Many Thanks

    • Vidya Vidya April 12, 2020

      Thanks so much

  2. Padma Padma January 8, 2020

    What a lovely voice!! Amazing rendition!!

  3. Anonymous Anonymous May 28, 2020

    Lot of topics raad by undersigned but no one has given the example of bollywood song where and how sargam sa re ga ma pa dha ni sa has been used.
    suppose in ek din bik jayega maati ke mol , please set the sargam and explain how it has been used.
    pls reply in mail.
    Any bollywood song as per your convenience may be taken to set the sargam.

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