Taara Sthayee Varase Lyrics

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

Janti Varase Notes

Janti Varase (=twin verses), also known as Janta Varasai. To learn using audio, click here.lesson-1-sarale-varase-and-janti-varase 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…

Swaravali

Swaravalis are the first of the Abhyasa Gaana or the exercises designed by Purandara Daasa for students. Swaravalis are- Sarale(learn here), Taara Sthayee(learn here), Mandra Sthayee(learn here), Janti Varase(learn here), Daatu Varase(learn here) and Alankaras(learn here). Each of the above verses introduce the various basics of Carnatic music to student. Each of them are individually…

Lesson 1 – Learn Sarale Varase Online

Learn Sarale Varase through these sing along lessons. This album contains 8 popular Sarale Varase (Saralai Varasai) 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 Shruti is at G and…

History of Carnatic Music

Thankfully there are many treatises available from history, which shows the evolution of Carnatic music in India. Indian music was referenced in the Vedas, which date back to > 1000 BC. Sama Veda is dedicated to music. It consists of Rig Vedic hymns, set to music.  Vedic sacrifices also featured musical hymns using 3 –…

Why learn Carnatic music?

You may wonder as to what’s in it for you to learn Carnatic music? How does it help you or our kids? If you are a parent and if you love Carnatic music, you might have considered sending your kid for classes. But there are some more reasons why you might consider teaching your child…