Carnatic music is a classical music form originating from southern India, with roots that date back over 2000 years. This rich and complex musical tradition has been passed down through generations, with a focus on vocal music but also incorporating instrumental music, dance, and poetry. Carnatic music is considered one of the oldest musical traditions… More Introduction To Carnatic Music – Learn Carnatic Vocal And Be A Better Singer
Carnatic vocal music is one of the oldest forms of classical music in India, with a rich history and a vast repertoire of compositions. Learning and performing Carnatic music requires discipline, dedication, and an open mind to explore different aspects of this intricate art form. In this blog post, let’s learn about Carnatic vocal experiments… More How to be a pro Musician via Carnatic vocal experiments
Music is a rich and diverse art form that encompasses various genres and styles worldwide. In India, two prominent classical music traditions have flourished over the centuries: Hindustani and Carnatic music. While both share ancient roots, they have evolved differently, resulting in distinct musical styles that are deeply rooted in their respective regions. This article… More What is the difference between Hindustani and Carnatic music?
Carnatic 101 singing course comprises of the fundamental exercises that are needed to get you started with a lifetime of learning singing in the Carnatic style. It consists of videos introducing you to the concepts of sruti, tanpura, svara and svarasthana, exercises to practise single svaras and sarali svaras of different complexities. All the exercises… More Carnatic Music Lessons: Carnatic Vocal for Beginners
“It was a grey chilly morning on December 7th, 1984. Jon Higgins rushed to my house carrying his cassette recorder and folders containing sheets of swara-notated music and his electronic shruti box. We sat together cross-legged on the rug preparing to begin our music lesson, but first turned to a discussion of our forthcoming trip… More Music beyond boundaries: The story of Jon B. Higgins
This article introduces you to the fundamentals of Carnatic music. If you are a beginner and want to know how to sing in the carnatic tradition, these tips will definitely help you. It also tells you the relevance and importance of practising the beginner singing lessons such as sarali varase/varisai as part of your everyday… More Importance of practising basic lessons in Carnatic music