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Course duration
12 week(s)
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Marva is a Gambhir Raga which paints the picture of the sunset with its contemplative Swaras. The Bada Khayal is sung with a peaceful Aalap Badhat. The Bada Khayal is followed by the Chhota Khayal in Marva. 

Raga Jog Madhya Laya Khayal and a Tarana are learnt in this course. Emphasis is laid on the Gayaki and expressions.

Theory- Review of important musical concepts from Brihaddeshi and Dattilam. Study of Raga characteristics of the Ragas sung.  

Course Format

Batch Size: 1

Duration: 12 weeks, one 45 mins lesson per week


To practise singing the Raga chalan of Marva

To do Swar Sadhana  in Marva with attention to the Raga roop and Ragas with same Swaras

To sing the Swar Vistar in Marva

To compose and practise singing the Paltas in Marva

To learn the Bada Khayal in Raga Marva

To sing Aalap and Bol Aalap in Marva

To sing the Bol Taan and Taan in Marva

To review the Chhota Khayal in Raga Marva and sing it with Vistar

To sing the Raga chalan of Jog 

To sing the Swar Vistar of Jog, with attention to the Raga characteristics

To learn a Chhota Khayal in Jog and sing it with Vistar

To learn Tarana in Raga Jog with Nom Tom ans Sargam improvisation 

To develop awareness about the contents in ancient texts Dattilam and Brihaddeshi




The student has completed HV311 from the academy OR the student has Chhota Khayal in about thirty five Ragas and is able to present at least 20 Ragas with Swar Vistar, Aalap and Taan. The student is able to present 20 Bada Khayals with development. The Bada Khayal includes Ragas Yaman, Bhairav, Bhupali, Bihag, Bageshri, Bhimpalasi, malkauns, Jaijaivanti, Todi and Darbari. The student is able to compose ones own Sargam Geet/Tarana in the Ragas learnt set to various basic Taals. 



Raga Marva Bada Khayal
  • Raga Marva Introduction
  • Raga Characteristics of Marva
  • Raga Marva Swar Vistar
  • Raga Marva Paltas
  • Raga Marva Bada Khayal
  • Raga Marva Bada Khayal Aalap and Taan
  • Raga Marva Chhota Khayal
  • Raga Marva Chhota Khayal Aalap and Taan
Raga Jog
  • Raga Jog Introduction
  • Raga Characteristics of Jog
  • Raga Jog Swar Vistar
  • Raga Jog Paltas
  • Raga Jog Chhota Khayal
  • Raag Jog Chhota Khayal Aalap
  • Raga Jog Chhota Khayal Taan
Raga Jog Tarana
  • Raga Jog Tarana Bol
  • Raga Jog Tarana Aalap
  • Raga Jog Tarana Sargam Taan
Review Raga Yaman
  • Yaman Tarana
  • Yaman Chota Khayal
Ancient texts
  • Brihaddeshi
  • Dattilam

The student is able to 

Demonstrate the Raga chalan of Marva understanding the salient features which distinguish this Raga from the others

Sing the  Swar Vistar in Pooriya highlighting the Raga Roop

Sing the Paltas in Marva fluently

Present the Bada Khayal in Raga Marva with development in Aalap, Bol Taan and Taan 

Present Raga Marva Chhota Khayal with Aalap and Taan

Sing the  Swar Vistar in Jog highlighting the Raga Roop

Present the Chhota Khayal in Jog with Aalap and Taan

Present the Tarana in Jog with Nom Tom Aalap and Sargam Taan