Learn Carnatic Music Online

Welcome to online learning space for Carnatic Music. In this page you will find everything you need to start Carnatic Music Practice. Learning the Carnatic Music can be divided into two parts – theory and practical learning. This website contains many articles on learning the theory of Carnatic Music. A step by step guide is…

Lesson 6 – Learn Alankara Online

Learn Sapta Taala Alankara through these sing along lessons. This album contains 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 Shruti is at G and is generally suitable for…

Lesson 2 – Learn Janti Varase Online

Learn Janti Varase (Janta Varasai) through these sing along lessons. This album contains  7 popular Janti Varase (Janta 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…

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 5 – Learn Daatu Varase Online

Learn Daatu Varase through these sing along lessons. This album contains 2 popular Daatu Varase 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 is generally suitable for both…

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 Taala

A “Taala”  is the exercise of measuring the music speed. “Taala” is the undividable part of music. A “Taala” can be of seven types. They are known as “Sooladi sapta taalas”. “Sooladi” is a type of composition which gave    rise to “taala”.The seven types of Taalas are – “Dhruva“, “Matya“, “Roopaka“, “ Jhumpe“, “…

Mandra Sthayee Varase Notes

Mandra Sthayee Varase ( = Lower Pitch Verses ), also known as Keelu 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 Taala: Adi Taala…