For a Masters course, content mastery will be approached with a big picture idea. Independent learning by the student with guided listening will be the prominent pedagogy. The 3 compositions chosen in this course CV405 are in ragas which are rare to come across at concerts. The compositions are Chandram Bhaje – Asaveri which is a Navagraha kriti, Dinamani vamsha – Harikambodhi and Ka va va - Varali . Student is taught raga, kalpana swara and niraval in these ragas, also introduced to viruttam singing.
After the completion of CV405 the student should be able to perform with high level proficiency:
Sing ragas Asaveri, Harikambodhi and Varali in detail as raga, thanam, niraval and swaraprasthara.
Sing a navagraha kriti with all its grandeur and proper kalapramana.
Sing viruttams in rakti ragas like Anandabhairavi, Rithigowlai, Sahana and Kedaragowlai.