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Raga Bageshri -an in-depth study

Prerequisites

The student needs to complete the course HV204 at the academy OR the student needs to have the following skills- Alankar singing in different rhythm patterns. Ability to distiguish and sing Shudh, Komal and Tivra Swaras. Good sense of Laya and Taal. Student has learnt and practiced Chhota Khayal in at least 12 Ragas 


Overview

This course in the Raga Deep Dive series, provides an insight into Raga Bageshri. Hindusthani classical music, the Ragdari Sangeet is the music of improvisation within the perview of the Raga. Singing a Raga is much more than just making permutations and combinations with Swaras. It involves a keen sense of understanding the persona that every Raga has. Bageshri is a Raga which captivates your imagination with melody as well as depth. This course introduces the student to the exploration of Raga in the form Bada Khayal, which is meditative, the medium tempo Chhota Khayal and a Tarana in this Raga. Emphasis is on creativity(Alaap,Taan) and Swara Sadhana(which includes voice training and voice culture).