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INDIAN CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC THROUGH Samvadini - GENERAL LEARNING PROGRAMME LAYOUT 

First year: [4 units of 12 lessons each] 

Unit 1: One raga[1][6] with at least two drut compositions in Trital with tana-s and jhala.

 Additional [as required] 

  1. Practicing tips for developing better handling of the instrument. - feeling the confidence with key board
  2. General laya training.- Taalvichar

Unit 2: One raga[2][7] with at least two drut compositions in Trital with tana-s and jhala

Additional [as required] 

  1. Practicing tips for developing better handling of the instrument. - feeling more confident
  2. General laya training.- Taal vichar 

Unit 3: Same as unit 2 but with advanced tips and on different raga. - 

                control over AIR pressure  with       bellow.


Unit 4: Same as unit 3 but with advanced tips and on different raga.- comparative study of ragas.


Second year [4 units of 12 lessons each]

 Unit: 5: One raga-s with Maseetkhani gat [and a few types of tana-s]; and Drut gats with tana-s.

 Additional guidance on requirement:

               Introduction to Maseetkhani gat.

              Discussion on some types of tana-s.

              Discussion on better handling of the instrument [as and when required].

            


Unit 6: One raga-s with Maseetkhani gat [with Bant and a few types of tana-s]; and Drut gats with tana-s. 

Additional guidance as in Unit: 5


Unit 7: Same as Unit: 6 on a based on different raga.


Unit 8: Same as Unit: 6 on a based on different raga.


Third year  [4 units of 12 lessons each]

 Unit: 9 to 12 will cover the following areas: 

  1. Introduction to improvisations as adapted in Hindustani Music (Aalap with expressions)
  2. Introduction to Alap, Jor and Jhala [associated with alap-jor].
  3. 3 raga-s with alap, jor, Jhala, Maseetkhani gat with its general development, Rezakhani gat with its development.
  4. 1 to 2 gats set to tala-s other than Teentala.
  5. Discussion on better handling of the instrument [as and when required].

Fourth year  [4 units of 12 lessons each] 

Unit 13 to 16 will cover the following areas. 

1.            Introduction to layakari.

2.           3 raga-s with alap, jor, Jhala, Maseetkhani/popular style of Vilambit gat with its general development, Rezakhani gat/popular gayaki-ang gat with its development and general application of layakari in the gat part.


 Fifth year [4 units of 12 lessons each]

 The unit 17 to 20 will cover the following areas. 

  1. Actual performance: The discussion on preparations, psychological and musical aspects. Tips for performance
  2. Detailed training on 2-ragas.
  3. Discussion on better handling of the instrument [as and when required].
  4. Any discussion relevant under specific context.
  5. Additional counseling on requirement.

SPECIAL NOTE FOR THE STUDENTS THOSE WILL BE USING MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS OTHER THAN SAMVADINI/HARMONIUM FOR THEIR MUSIC EXPRESSIONS. 

The students those will be using musical instruments other than Samvadini/ Harmonium will be provided with suitable music making materials and general guidance on practicing. The technical guidance will be restricted to general advices. For advanced level techniques the students must seek live guidance of the professional touring musicians those might be reachable by the student. 


[1][6] The raga-s will be other than the already learnt rag-s [excepting in special circumstance when the teacher and student both agree on some raga because of some specific training requirements.]

[2][7] The raga-s will be other than the already learnt rag-s [excepting in special circumstance when the teacher and student both agree on some raga because of some specific training requirements.]

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