Course curriculum

  • 1

    Inovocation Prayer and Welcome Unit

  • 2

    Week 1: Indian Classical Music and Basic Concepts

    • Getting Ready for your Live Session #1

    • Singing 's' 'p' ' ṡ'

    • Practice singing Guru Charanam in Shruti 6 / A

    • Practice singing Guru Charanam in Shruti 6 1/2 or A#

    • Practice singing Guru Charanam in Shruti 7 or B

    • Practice singing Guru Charanam in Shruti 1 or C

    • Practice singing Om Namah Shivaya in Shruti 5 1/2 or G#

    • Practice singing Om Namah Shivaya in Shruti 6 or A

    • Practice singing Om Namah Shivaya in Shruti 6 1/2 or A#

    • Practice singing Om Namah Shivaya in Shruti 7 or B

    • Practice Exercise #1 - Singing Exercise with 3 Svaras

    • Practice Exercise #2 - Singing Exercise with 3 Svaras

    • Shankarabharanam (Arohanam & Avarohanam)

    • #1 Sarali Varisai in Shankarabharanam (3 Speeds)

    • #2 Sarali Varisai in Shankarabharanam (3 Speeds)

    • Kalyani (Arohanam & Avarohanam)

    • #1 Sarali Varisai in Kalyani (3 Speeds)

    • #2 Sarali Varisai in Kalyani (3 Speeds)

    • Devotional Singing Live Class #1

    • Lecture Notes

  • 3

    Week 2: More on Ragas and Bhajans

    • Getting Ready for your Live Class #2

    • Using Tanpura App

    • Tutorial #1: Singing in Shruti

    • Tutorial #2: Swaras and Swarasthanas

    • Tutorial #3: Raga Classification

    • Tutorial #4: 16 Swaras used for Raga Classification

    • Melakartha Ragaas in Carnatic Music

    • Devotional Singing Live Class #2

    • Lecture Notes: Live #2 Class

  • 4

    Week 3: More practice bhajans: singing in Shruti and Taala

    • Getting Ready for your Live Class #3

    • Live Class #3: Part 1

    • Live Class #3: Part 2

    • Bhajan Handout for Live #3

    • Live Class #3 Bhajan Lyrics

  • 5

    The Essence of Music - With Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri

    • The Essence of Music - With Swami Amritaswarupananda Puri

  • 6

    Week 4: Ragas, Bhajans and Gamakas

    • Live Class #4 Meeting Information

    • Live Class #4: Part 1

    • Live Class #4: Part 2

    • Live Class #4: Part 3

    • Lecture Notes

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Instructor: Devotional Singing Level 1

Ratna K.