The student should have completed HV205 at the academy OR The student should have the ability to sing a Swara Vistar, Chhota Khayal with self composed Aalap, Taan in at least twelve Ragas. The student should be able to sing a Dhrupad composition with Dugun and Tarana with improvisation. The student should have the ability to compose a simple Sargam Geet in any of the Ragas learnt. The student should be able to sing Bada Khayal in any two of Ragas Yaman, Bhairav, Bhupali. Students who wish to join this level directly need to submit the prerequisite assessment assigned by the academy on enrolment
In this course Raga Bageshri is studied. A Dhamar composition is introduced in Raga Bageshri and the Chhota Khayal is revisited. The relationship between Dhrupad and Dhamar is highlighted. Exploring the Bhakti Ras a Bhajan is learnt in Raga Tilang. Tilang is a melody beautified with the aesthetic Shuddh Ni and Komal Ni in Aaroh Avaroh respectively. A Chhota Khayal in the Raga further enhances this understanding. The learning of a Bhajan offers an opportunity to analyse the classification of Light and Classical Music. A Chhota Khayal in Madhyalay Teentaal is also learnt. The Tarana in Bageshri is given to the student for listening. The sonorous Marva is also introduced here, with a Chhota Khayal. Theory : Relationship between Dhrupad and Dhamar genres; Swami Haridas, Tansen, Gopal Nayak, Baiju and Raja Mansingh; Raga characteristics of Bageshri and Marva. 22 Shrutis applied as Swaras. To understand the classification of Light and Classical Music.