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12 week(s)
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The Raga introduced here is the mellifluous Jaijaivanti. The Ragaang system can be applied to study the Raga Roop with clarity. The student attempts to bring out the different shades of this Raga effectively. Swar Sadhana is done with Aakar, Uukar and Mmkar. Specific practice exercises for different Gamaks are included. Raga Malkauns Bada Khayal is learnt with an in depth approach to Aalap and Taan. The Chhota Khayal is sung and improvised. Raga Bhairavi Chhota Khayal is sung. The compositions include a Shloka to be set to Bhairavi and a verse to be set in Jaijaivanti. Theory – Overview of the Ragaang system and its relevance. Introduction to Raga Ragini system.

Course Format

Batch Size: 1

Duration: 12 weeks, one 45 mins lesson per week


  • To do Swar Sadhana with Aakar, Uukar, Mmkar. To practice different Gamak - Khatka, Murki and Taan
  • To learn the Raga Chalan of Raga Jaijaivanti
  • To learn a Chhota Khayal in Raga Jaijaivanti with Aalap and Taan
  • To learn a Bada Khayal in Malkauns with development
  • To sing Chhota Khayal in Malkauns with improvisation
  • To sing Bhairavi Chhota Khayal with Aalap and Taan
  • To listen to the Carnatic equivalent of Malkauns and Bhairavi
  • To do Raga Pehchan exercises



The student has completed HV301 at the academy OR The student has learnt Chhota Khayal in about fifteen Ragas and is able to present at least 10 Ragas with Swar Vistar Aalap and Taan. The student is able to sing Bada Khayals with Aalap in Yaman, Bairav, Bhupali and Bihag. The student is able to compose simple Sargam Geet/Tarana in the Ragas learnt.

Ragaanga- an Overview
  • Ragaanga references in ancient litereature
  • Ragaanga Paddhati as a system of classification of Ragas
  • Relevance of Ragaanga system in today
Raga Ragini System of classification of Ragas
  • Raga Ragini Paddhati references in ancient litereature
  • Raga Ragini Paddhati as a system of classification of Ragas
Raga Jaijaivanti
  • Jaijaivanti introduction
  • Jaijaivanti Raga Characteristics
  • Swar Vistar in Jaijaivanti
  • Jaijaivanti Chhota Khayal
  • Jaijaivanti Aalap and Taan
Raga Malkauns Bada Khayal
  • Raga Malkauns revisit
  • Malkauns Swar Vistar and Paltas
  • Raga Malkauns Bada Khayal
  • Malkauns Aalap and Bol Aalap
  • Layakari in Malkauns Bada Khayal
  • Raga Malkauns Chhota Khayal
  • Malkauns Chhota Khayal Aalap
  • Malkauns Chhota Khayal Taan
Raga Bhairavi
  • Bhairavi Revisit
  • Bhairavi Swar Vistar
  • Bhairavi Chhota Khayal - Bansuri Baaj Rahi
  • Bhairavi Aalap and Taan
  • Bhairavi -revisit the Teentaal and Dadra Bandishes

The student is able to

  • Sing Swar Vistar in Raga Jaijaivanti
  • Present a Chhota Khayal in Jaijaivanti with Aalap and Taan
  • Present the Bada Khayal in Malkauns with Aalap
  • Present the Chhota Khayal in Malkaus with extempore Aalap and self composed Taan
  • Identify Ragaangas in Jaijaivanti
  • Present Raga Bhairavi with improvised Aalap and Taan
  • Identify the Ragas learnt by listening