The student should have completed HV201 at the academy OR The student should have above two years of learning experience with an ability to sing a simple Swara Vistar,Chhota Khayal with self composed Aalap, Taan in at least eight Ragas. The student should be able to sing a Dhrupad composition with Dugun, Tarana. The student should have the ability to compose a simple Sargam Geet and a Tarana in any of the Ragas learnt. Students who wish to join this level directly need to submit the prerequisite assessment assigned by the academy on enrolment
The singing of Bada Khayal is reinforced with the introduction of Aalap within the Bandish in Vilambit Ektaal. Raga Asavari and Raga Kedar are chosen for a detailed learning of Raga characteristics and Chhota khayal singing. Raga Malkauns is revisited. The mood created by the soundscape composed and rendered by the student in Yaman and Malkuns, is further highlighted by recording poetry against the background of the soundscape. Five Ragas learnt earlier are reviewed developing the ability to switch Ragas. Theory: Review of Raga characteristics. Raga characteristics of Asavari and Kedar. Khayal Composers.