Daatu Varase Lyrics

Daatu  Varase ( = Skip Verses ), also known as Dhatu Varasai. To learn using audio click here ->. lesson-3-Daatu-Varase-Sing-Along Raaga: MayamalavaGoula Raaga Info: 15th Melakarta Raaga. Scale: Sa – Ri1 – Ga3 – Ma1 – Pa – Da1 – Ni3 – Sa. Sa. – Ni3 – Da1 – Pa – Ma1 – Ga3 – Ri1- Sa Taala:…

Sapta Taala Alankara Lyrics

Sapta Taala Alankara , depict the 7 maha taalas or rhythms in Carnatic Music. These are the 7 types of Taalas. To learn using audio click here ->. lesson-3-Sapta-Taala-Alankara Raaga: MayamalavaGoula Raaga Info: 15th Melakarta Raaga. Scale: Sa – Ri1 – Ga3 – Ma1 – Pa – Da1 – Ni3 – Sa. Sa. – Ni3 – Da1 –…

Lesson 3 – Daatu and Alankara – Sing Along

Learn Daatu Varase and Sapta Taala Alankara through these sing along lessons. This album contains 2 popular Daatu Varase and 7 Sapta Taala Alankara in three different speeds. The lessons are in teacher student format. Hence the student can listen and then sing along. After a few repetitions of learning, the student can easily sing along. The lessons are…

Naming of Janaka Raagas

There are 72 Janaka Raagas in the carnatic style of classical music. The naming of these Raagas is a very interesting concept. There is a significant mathematical structure to this system, an age old but sophisticated one. By looking at the name of the Raaga it is possible to derive some the Raaga number, which…

Janaka Raagas Explained

As discussed in the article (Concept of Raaga)..there are 72 Janaka Raagas. Also as discussed in the article, there is a systematic way to name these ragas. Now let us look at the how these 72 Raagas were arrived at. Why are there 72 raagas? Why not less and why not more? Math enthusiasts, you…

Concept of Raaga

A “Raaga” is a combination of “Swaras” or notes. Indian Classical Music thrives on “raaga”. A “raaga” is not just a melody or a tune. It is the name given to any melody that always comprises of a predetermined set of “swaras” occurring in a pattern. A special note on “raaga” is that “raaga” or…

Concept of Swara

“Swara” is the basic entity of music. It is the sound, which is pleasant to ears. There are seven “swaras” in Indian Classical Music. They are called as “sapta (Seven) Swaras” . They are – “Shadja – Sa”, “Rishabha – Ri”, “Gaandhara -Ga”, “Madhyama – Ma”, “Panchama – Pa”, “Daivata Da”, “Nishada – Ni”. There…

Mandra Sthayee Varase Notes

Mandra Sthayee Varase ( = Lower Pitch Verses ), also known as Keelu Sthaayee Varasai. To learn using audio, click here. lesson-2-Taara-Sthaayee-Mandra-Sthayee Raaga: MayamalavaGoula Raaga Info: 15th Melakarta Raaga. Scale: Sa – Ri1 – Ga3 – Ma1 – Pa – Da1 – Ni3 – Sa+ Sa+ – Ni3 – Da1 – Pa – Ma1 – Ga3 – Ri1- Sa Taala: Adi Taala…

Taara Sthayee Varase Lyrics

Taara Sthayee Varase ( = Higher Pitch Verses ), also known as Hecchu Sthaayee Varasai. To learn using audio, click here. lesson-2-Taara-Sthaayee-Mandra-Sthayee Raaga: MayamalavaGoula Raaga Info: 15th Melakarta Raaga. Scale: Sa – Ri1 – Ga3 – Ma1 – Pa – Da1 – Ni3 – Sa. Sa. – Ni3 – Da1 – Pa – Ma1 – Ga3 – Ri1- Sa…