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CV102 introduces to the students the concept of the Paired notes showing them in how many different patterns the notes could be sung in. Students will also learn the Sarali Varisais in Mayamalavagowla ragam. Concepts of Tala along with more intricate swara exercises and their applications in few forms will be learnt. The concept of a geetham will also be introduced.


To learn the concept of paired notes to better understand and appreciate the number of variations that can be made using the seven basic notes. To understand better the concept of speed or tempo in Carnatic music. To familiarize the student with shuddha swarams Ri and dha and encourage the students to learn a new form “geetham” with different swara patterns and also Lyrics. Geetham is one of the simple musical forms and permits a student to learn a composition without the complexities of Pallavi, Anupallavi, Charanam etc. It is a stepping stone for the next higher musical form, the varnam.

The student should have completed the CV101 or should have the basic knowledge of swara, Raga, Pitch and Tala and should be able to sing the basic swara patterns (sarali varisais ).

Janta Varisais
  • Janta Varisai 1
  • Janta Varisai 2
  • Janta Varisai 3
  • Janta Varisai 4
  • Janta Varisai 5
  • Janta Varisai 6
  • Janta Varisai 7
  • Janta Varisai 8
Introduction to Shuddha Swaras
  • Introduction to raga Mayamalavagowla
  • Sarali varisai in Mayamalavagowla-3 speeds
  • Janta Varisai in Mayamalavagowla-3 speeds
  • Akaram singing
Geethams in Malahari
  • Sri Gananatha
  • Kunda gowra
Creative excercises
  • Decoding of swaras in 2 ragas
  • Meaning of special Musical words - Paribhashika Shabdas
  • Tala and Tala Angas
  • Swara Nomenclature

At the end of this course  students should be able

- To sing all the 8 Janta varisais in two speeds with Thalam in both Shankarabharanam and Mayamalavagowla

- To sing all 14 Sarali Varisais in three speed in both the Ragas

- To sing the arohana and avarohana of Malahari and sing the geethams Sri Gananatha and Kunda Gowra with the right thalam and swarasthanas.

- To identify and decode the notes of shankarabharanam and mayamalavagowla

- To create swara patterns in one raga and convert it into the other.