Free melakarta course

Tips for using the slideshow To follow this free course (slideshow), click on the above image or here: https://melacourse.mimemo.net Bookmark the present URL: https://www.carnaticstudent.org/service/free-melakarta-raga-course/ To start your practice session, tap or click on the above image In each music example, red dots correspond to four notes First read, then try and sing the four notes …

Memorize the 72 melakarta ragas: free Anki flashcards

Download the updated set of 72 anki flashcards “Mela-Memorization-CarnaticStudent-72.apkg” here >> (version 2 December 2020) Learn more about the 72 melakarta ragas >> Anki flash cardsPowerful, intelligent flash cards.Remembering things just became much easier.https://ankiweb.net/about Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it’s a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can …

Melakarta raga application

12 positions are available in the South Indian 72 mela systemto learn more, read the following explanations Source © Ludwig Pesch under theCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License A scale – mēla in Carnatic or thāt in Hindustani music – isn’t a raga yet: it is no more than an imaginary arrangement of notes for the …

Learn to distinguish and remember the 72 melakarta ragas – free course

Click the above link to participate – for free! Learn more about the above teachers – both regarded as legends in their own lifetime – on Wikipedia and here:Vidya Shankar (1920-2010)https://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/Art-and-science-converged-here/article16181169.ece S. Rajam (1919-2010)Remembering S. Rajam by S. Janaki (Executive Editor, Sruti magazine)http://www.varalaaru.com/design/article.aspx?ArticleID=971 Related posthttps://www.carnaticstudent.org/melakarta-raga-application/

“Sri Saraswathi Chakra”: Understanding the melodic concepts of Carnatic, Hindustani and Western with the help of an innovative 72 Melakarta wheel

Many Carnatic ragas have their counterparts in western Music […] L.S.Ramesh, a Post Graduate from the reputed Indian Institute of Technology-I.I.T.Madras, has designed an Innovative Carnatic Music chakra (Sri Saraswathi 72 Melakarta chakra). […] This chakra requires no prior knowledge and has been appreciated by Music legends Dr. Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna,Prince Rama Varma, Shri. Garimella Balakrishna Prasad …

Boggle Your Mind with Mela (BYMM) method – free mini course

Have you been looking for a fun way of memorizing the 72 melakarta names and numbers, finding them “mind bending” rather than “mind boggling” until now? Here’s one method that may work – if you are ready to practice it for a few minutes every day; like passing time while waiting in queues or commuting, …

A brief introduction to Carnatic music

Whatever one’s personal background and aspirations may be, Carnatic music remains a quest for undiluted aesthetic experience (rasa). Three basic concepts are essential for daily practice as well as proper appreciation: rāga (tuneful rendition with minute intervals and rich in embellishments), tāla (rhythmic order marked by mathematical precision), and bhāva (expression of thoughts and emotions). To …

Video | The idea of classifying ragas – Akshara & Kiranavali Vidyasankar

Akshara Samskriti is the daughter of Carnatic musician Kiranavali and scientist-philosopher, Vidyasankar Sundaresan. This video was recorded on Nov 1, 2013, when Akshara was 4 years old. It was originally in multiple parts for educational video compilation, and has been put together as a single video here. The 72 Melakartas are regarded as the parent …

Research

Musicresearchlibrary.net (manuscripts, articles, books, periodicals, source texts and teaching resources) Safe search (ad-free): find media contents relating to Bharatanatyam | Carnatic music | South Indian raga & talaor enter your own combination of search terms and names Shodhganga (repository for Ph.D. theses by Indian research students) Worldcat lists compiled by Ludwig Pesch: Carnatic (South Indian classical) …

There really is no such thing as a ‘learner’ raga

Gouri Dange, The Hindu, 11 May 2019 | Read the full article here >> Every kind of music has a protocol for ‘beginners’ or ‘learners’. Students must practise paltay, alankaras, scales, études, tonalisation exercises, depending on the kind of music they pursue.  […] However, here’s the rub: for many learners, these ‘early’ ragas get translated …