Carnatic Vocal Compositions 109
Student should have completed CVC108 or CV108
The students should know to sing the geethams, swara jathis and the lakshana geethams. Students should be able to sing in selected pitch and sing the scales of shankarabaranam, Mayamalavagowla , Kalyani and Kharaharapriya well.
Shri Muthuswamy Dixitar,Patnam Subrahmanya Iyer and Shri Ramakrishna Bhagavatar have contributed immensly to Cartatic music.
Their music pieces give a deeper and philosophical meaning of our existence on earth. Their lives revolved around three aspects - spirituality, music,and godliness, which saw a perfect synchronization of these three characteristics.
These compositions give us infinite possibilities for imaginative music ( manodharma sangeetham ) because of the raga bhava inherent in his compositions.The compositions are unique, filled with devotion.
Learning these kritis will help students increase their repertoire in raga alapan,kalpana swara and niraval.