In this course HV100B, Shuddh Swar Saptak is reinforced with the song “Sa se Savan”. The mellifluous Bengali song introduces the rhythm of three. The child gets the exposure for singing with the Electronic Tanpura OR Tanpura app. There is emphasis on listening to the Sur, matching ones voice to the reference Sur and singing. The Tanpura and Tabla descriptions are included with pictures.
This course develops the idea of patterning of Swaras by encouraging the child to create new patterns within simple rhythm structures. The practice of Alankar is applied to composing Sargams within the songs learnt.
The HV100 courses provide a strong foundation of voice culture, listening skills, Swara patterning skills, Rhythm concepts and exercises to develop correlation of Swaras to sound while building a repertoire of songs that they could perform. These courses encourage creative thinking by introducing them composing exercises.
To practice the seven Swaras in a set rhythm
To sing repetitive patterns in seven Swaras
To compose a Swaras pattern
To discover natural rhythm in poetry and music
To co ordinate singing with rhythm
To learn the songs Sa se Savan,Rim Jhim, Gopala and Phoole phoole in perfect melody and rhythm
To be introduced to the concept of improvisation using the words of the song
To learn about the Tanpura and Tabla
The student has completed HV100A at the academy OR
The child has learnt music, sings seven Shuddh Swaras in Swar and Aakar. The child is able to sing repetitive Alankar patterns and simple Alankar patterns (in rhythms of 2 and 3). The child is able to sing a prayer and a Hindi song(non film) in Sur and Taal. The admission in this case would be done as per the advise of experts at the academy.
This course is best suited for children of 6 years to 9 years of age
The student is able to
echo a tune by listening
demonstrate rhythm of 2 and 4 through Swara patterning
sing a self composed Swara pattern/Alankar
present songs learnt, Sa se Savan,Rim Jhim, Gopala and Phoole phoole with attention to melody, rhythm and diction
sing Sargams interspersed within songs