Course for Sitar/Instrumental Music
- Sangeet, Swars, Naad and Shruti.
- Aroh, Avroh, Saptak and Lay.
- Corect Placement of Fingers on the Instrument
- Knowledge about words of MIJRAB Da Dr Da Ra Da R Da etc
- Different Alankars with different layakaries
- Knowledge about Ragas and their rules.
- One Gat and Toras in The prescribed ragas.
- Rag Bilawal, Yaman and Bhopali.
- Knowledge about Tal Dadra, Keherva and Teen tal.
- Knowledge about the notation system of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhandae. (introduction)
- Knowledge about Thaats.
- Review the notation system of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhandae. (detailed)
- Alankars in prescribed Ragas
- One Rajakhani gat with Alap and Toras
- Raag Durga, Kafi, Khamaj, and Bhairav
- Tal, Lay, Sum, Tali, Khali, Avartan and Matra.
- Knowledge about Ekgun, Dogun, Chaugun and Laykaris.
- One Dhun in rag Bilawal
- Tal Dadra, Keharva, Teen Tal and Ek Tal.
- Notation of Indian National Anthem.
- Naad (Ahat-Anahat), Shruti Swars and Vikrit Swars.
- Classification of Raagas, Varna (Sthai, Antra, Sanchari, Abhog).
- Vadi, Samvadi, Anuvadi, Vivadi and Varjit Swar.
- Purvang and Uttrang
- Knowledge of the following concepts: Tal, Lay and its kinds (Dugun, Tigun, Chaugan) and Tal to be written in Pt. Vishnu Narayan Bhatkandhe Notation System.
- Recognizing Raagas and Taalas given through some swars.
- Knowledge of Raagas with Madhya Lay, Alap and Taanas.
- Rag Desh, Bhageshwari, Bhimpalasi and Kafi.
- Jhap Tal, Ek Tal, Chau Tal, Teen Tal with Daugan and Chaugan.
- Review Levels One, Two and Three.
- Knowledge of Masseet Khani Gat and Razakhani Gat.
- Recognizing Raagas and Taalas given through some notes and Bools.
- One Maseetkhani Gat and one Razakhani Gat in any prescribed Raagas.
- Alap, Jod Alap, Jhalla.Tihaidar Tukre etc.
- Gats in Jhaptal or Roopak Tal
- Dhun in any Rag
- Writing of Notation system
- Raag Bhrindavani Sarang, Malkonse, Bharav and Bharvi.
- Rupak, Tal, Ek Tal, Jhap Tal, Teen Tal, Keherva Tal and Dhadra Tal.
- This Level will include Composition of Gat’s & writing in the same in notation.
- A brief description about the other styles of classical and light music (Geet, Gazal, Bhajan and Shabad).
- .Knowledge about Meend, Kaann, Kampan, Ghaseet, Krintan, Zamzama, Gamak
- Review of all Raagas of levels One, Two, Three and Four
- Razakhani Gat in each of the prescribed ragas
- Raag, Mia Ki Todhi and Puriya Dhanashri, Desh Kar
- Tal Deepchandi, Sul Tal, Tilwada Tal and Jhumra Tal
- This Level will include Review of all Practical and Theory previously done
- The history of Indian and Western notation systems. The advantages and disadvantages of adopting the Western notation system for Indian music. Possibility of evolving a new system of notation for the purpose of maintaining the standard of Indian music.
- Two Maseetkhani Gat with Alap, Jor Alap, Meend, Kan, Gamak etc
- All Rajakhani Gats of all levels with Toras and different type of Zhalas
- One Gat in Dhmmar Tal with different Laykaries
- Dhun with changes different Talas
- One Thumri
- Raag Joog, Raag Lalit, Raag Durbari and Raag Puriya Kalyan
- All Talas from level One to Five.
• All about tabla In detail, its history and as an instrument.
• The parts of a tabla, How it’s constructed etc.
• Knowledge of Tal, Matra, vhibag, Sum, tali, khali and avartan laye.
• Basic hand position and its finger techniques.
• Knowledge of words played on right tabla and left tabla. Production of such on the tabla
as dha, na, ta, dhin, tin, to, ghe, tirkit, kat,ke.
• Tal introduction of the tal dadra, keherva, teen tal, jhap tal with its theory knowledge.
• Laye practise.
• Vilambit, maday, drut timing and ekgun, dugan, and chagun practice.
• Two different kayadas with minimum four paltas in teen tal.
• Using simple words dha, Tita, ta, tin, ge, na, ke, dhin etc.
• Practice of kehrva Tal with different type of Kehrva, with vocal music and instrumental.
• Practice Tal dadra with different type of vocal and instrumental music.
• Introduction of ek Tal with practice of different Laye and Layekaris with vocal music.
• Different kaydas with minimum five paltas with words.
• Dhita, Gudigans, takkda, tirkit etc and solo practice of all kaydas and paltas together with all three levels.
• Jhaptal, three simple tukrae, three tihais, two kaydas with four paltae, variation of tihais and two mukhrae.
• Improve on the ability to recognise sum and mukrae with vocal and instrumental music.
• Notation of tukrae and tihai.
• Learn Roopak tal, ektal and deepchandi sultaal.
• Practise reciting the above tals in ekgun, dugan and chaugan layakaris with and without the tabla.
• Four advanced difficulty kayadas, mukhrae, tukrae, tihais and paltas in teen tal, chau tal, teevr tal and jhap tal.
• Solo practise with lehra.
• Improve on the ability to produce different bols on tabla recited by another person.
• Recognise different tals with vocal music and instrumental music.
• Playing solo in tal with lehra, thal teental, pashkara, kayada, rela, gat, tukdas and jhap tal etc.
• Learning how to tune the tabla.
• Composing with different tals.
• Accompanying with the tabla beside different type of singing. For example playing alongside Dhrupad, Dhamar, Tappa and thumree styles of singing.
• Accompanying with tabla beside different instrumental music. For example playing alongside masid khani gat, rajkhani gat and different dhuns of instrumental music.
• Solo with good proficiency in teen tal, jhap tal, eak tal and rupak tal.
• Accompanying with the tabla beside different vocal, instrumental and light music.
• Learning words like dhir dhir, gidha nage with different lay and lay karis.
• Composing with the bols above.
• More lays.