Certificate Course Level – II

144 Hrs - Weekly 3Hrs

Varnam:

        8 to 10 in 2 speeds with Tisram

       Ata tala in 2 speeds any one

Kirtanam: 8 to 10

       Tyagaraja, Syama SastriMuthuswamy Dikshithar,

       Tamizh Composers – GopalakrishnaBharathi, Papanasam Sivan and others

Kritis: 2 to 5

       Tyagaraja, Syama SastryMuthuswamy Dikshithar, Maharaja SwathiThirunal

       Tamizh Composers – Gopalakrishana Bharathi, Papanasam Sivan and Others.

TyagarajaPancharatnam: 3 to all 5

KalpanaSwara: in 2 speeds of student’s choice.

Neraval: in 2 speeds of students’ choice.

Raga Alapana: in any raga of students’ choice

Virutam Singing: The art of virutam singing.

Theory:

       72 Melakarta detailed

       Dasa vida gamakas

       Important terms used in Carnatic Music 20 to 30

       Instruments and their construction and usage.

       Life history of composers.

       Notating – notations