Carnatic Music

Nava AvarnaKeerthanaigal By Dr.S.Vijeyajaya

Nava AvaranaKeerthanas explanation with srichakra definition and keerthanas that are based on avaranams are explained. Especially Kamalamba and Kamakshi navavarnams are illustrated.

Event Date:    18-02-2022 Duration:     1:53:05

Understanding The Difference Between Virutham & Niraval By DR.Baby Sreeram

The difference between the Virutham and Niraval are beautifully demonstrated with more compositions.

Event Date:    26-12-2021 Duration:     1:36:35

Easy Handling Kalpanaswarams By DR.K.N.Renganatha Sharma

Kalpanaswaram techniques from basic varisais with different laya exercises are demonstrated.

Event Date:    25-12-2021 Duration:     1:37:24

Approach to Laya in Carnatic music & Bharatanatyam By Dr.G.V.Guru Bharadwaaj


Various Approaches to laya aspects in Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam are illustrated.

Event Date:    24-12-2021 Duration:     1:48:30

Kavadi Chindhu By Dr.N.Bharathi

Origin and history of Kavadi chindhu with the life history  of Annamalai reddiyar and three beautiful kavadi chindhus like sandhavarai , boomimechidum & manjunigar are thaught.

Event Date:    29-11-2021 Duration:     1:18:35

BADRACHALA RAMADASAR By Dr.N.Saradha

Badrachala ramadasu,17th century devotee of Hindu god Rama’s life history and his musical excellence with some of his beautiful compositions like kodhandarama – Anandhabhairavi&charanagata – yamankalyan are thaught

Event Date:    14-08-2021 Duration:     1:45

Thiruppugazh By Thiruvaiyaru brothers S.Narasimman & Dr.S.Venkatesan

The literary value of Arunagiri’s poems with the remarkable incidents of his life and Excellence of Thalam and layam of Thiruppugazh with the songs like kadhimodhi, irumaluroga, seethalavarija are illustrated .

Event Date:    26-06-2021 Duration:     1:36:45

Dasavatara Ragamalikai By Dr.Rukmini Ramani

The great music veteran Papanasamsivan’s daughter shares her experiences with her father with the musical beauties of papanasamsivan and thaughta excellent dasavatararagamalika composition of her own with a tremendous way.

Event Date:    19-06-2021 Duration:     1:23:49

Muthuthandavar keethanai By KumbakonamS.Sankarraman

One among the Tamizhisaimoovar – Muthuthandavar’s contribution with the excellent compositions like unai nambineniyya in Keeravani raga and Therisithalavilmukthiperalam in lathangi raga with the main phrases are wonderfully explained and thaught. One among the Tamizhisaimoovar – Muthuthandavar’s contribution with the excellent compositions like unai nambineniyya in Keeravani raga and Therisithalavilmukthiperalam in lathangi raga with the main phrases are wonderfully explained and thaught.

Event Date:    12-06-2021 Duration:     1:36:00

MayuramViswanathasastri’s “ Bharat Bhajan” By Dr.N.Saradha

Excellent vakkeyakkara Mayuramviswanathasastri’s early years, his path to recognition, early compositions, achievements with beautiful songs from  bharatat bhajans are thaught.

Event Date:    11-06-2021 Duration:     1:37:10

Nava AvarnaKeerthanaigal

Nava AvaranaKeerthanas explanation with srichakra definition and keerthanas that are based on avaranams are explained. Especially Kamalamba and Kamakshi navavarnams are illustrated.

Author: Dr.S.Vijeyajaya Nava AvaranaKeerthanas explanation with srichakra definition and keerthanas that are based on avaranams are explained. Especially Kamalamba and Kamakshi navavarnams are illustrated.
Event Date:     18-02-2022
Duration:     1:53:05


Understanding The Difference Between Virutham & Niraval

The difference between the Virutham and Niraval are beautifully demonstrated with more compositions.

Author: DR.Baby Sreeram The difference between the Virutham and Niraval are beautifully demonstrated with more compositions.
Event Date:     26-12-2021
Duration:     1:36:35


Easy Handling Kalpanaswarams

Kalpanaswaram techniques from basic varisais with different laya exercises are demonstrated.

Author: DR.K.N.Renganatha Sharma Kalpanaswaram techniques from basic varisais with different laya exercises are demonstrated.
Event Date:     25-12-2021
Duration:     1:37:24


Approach to Laya in Carnatic music & Bharatanatyam


Various Approaches to laya aspects in Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam are illustrated.

Author: Dr.G.V.Guru Bharadwaaj
Various Approaches to laya aspects in Carnatic music and Bharatanatyam are illustrated.

Event Date:     24-12-2021
Duration:     1:48:30


Kavadi Chindhu

Origin and history of Kavadi chindhu with the life history  of Annamalai reddiyar and three beautiful kavadi chindhus like sandhavarai , boomimechidum & manjunigar are thaught.

Author: Dr.N.Bharathi Origin and history of Kavadi chindhu with the life history  of Annamalai reddiyar and three beautiful kavadi chindhus like sandhavarai , boomimechidum & manjunigar are thaught.
Event Date:     29-11-2021
Duration:     1:18:35


BADRACHALA RAMADASAR

Badrachala ramadasu,17th century devotee of Hindu god Rama’s life history and his musical excellence with some of his beautiful compositions like kodhandarama – Anandhabhairavi&charanagata – yamankalyan are thaught

Author: Dr.N.Saradha Badrachala ramadasu,17th century devotee of Hindu god Rama’s life history and his musical excellence with some of his beautiful compositions like kodhandarama – Anandhabhairavi&charanagata – yamankalyan are thaught
Event Date:     14-08-2021
Duration:     1:45


Thiruppugazh

The literary value of Arunagiri’s poems with the remarkable incidents of his life and Excellence of Thalam and layam of Thiruppugazh with the songs like kadhimodhi, irumaluroga, seethalavarija are illustrated .

Author: Thiruvaiyaru brothers S.Narasimman & Dr.S.Venkatesan The literary value of Arunagiri’s poems with the remarkable incidents of his life and Excellence of Thalam and layam of Thiruppugazh with the songs like kadhimodhi, irumaluroga, seethalavarija are illustrated .
Event Date:     26-06-2021
Duration:     1:36:45


Dasavatara Ragamalikai

The great music veteran Papanasamsivan’s daughter shares her experiences with her father with the musical beauties of papanasamsivan and thaughta excellent dasavatararagamalika composition of her own with a tremendous way.

Author: Dr.Rukmini Ramani The great music veteran Papanasamsivan’s daughter shares her experiences with her father with the musical beauties of papanasamsivan and thaughta excellent dasavatararagamalika composition of her own with a tremendous way.
Event Date:     19-06-2021
Duration:     1:23:49


Muthuthandavar keethanai

One among the Tamizhisaimoovar – Muthuthandavar’s contribution with the excellent compositions like unai nambineniyya in Keeravani raga and Therisithalavilmukthiperalam in lathangi raga with the main phrases are wonderfully explained and thaught. One among the Tamizhisaimoovar – Muthuthandavar’s contribution with the excellent compositions like unai nambineniyya in Keeravani raga and Therisithalavilmukthiperalam in lathangi raga with the main phrases are wonderfully explained and thaught.

Author: KumbakonamS.Sankarraman One among the Tamizhisaimoovar – Muthuthandavar’s contribution with the excellent compositions like unai nambineniyya in Keeravani raga and Therisithalavilmukthiperalam in lathangi raga with the main phrases are wonderfully explained and thaught. One among the Tamizhisaimoovar – Muthuthandavar’s contribution with the excellent compositions like unai nambineniyya in Keeravani raga and Therisithalavilmukthiperalam in lathangi raga with the main phrases are wonderfully explained and thaught.
Event Date:     12-06-2021
Duration:     1:36:00


MayuramViswanathasastri’s “ Bharat Bhajan”

Excellent vakkeyakkara Mayuramviswanathasastri’s early years, his path to recognition, early compositions, achievements with beautiful songs from  bharatat bhajans are thaught.

Author: Dr.N.Saradha Excellent vakkeyakkara Mayuramviswanathasastri’s early years, his path to recognition, early compositions, achievements with beautiful songs from  bharatat bhajans are thaught.
Event Date:     11-06-2021
Duration:     1:37:10


Neelkantasivan Compositions

The life history and musical contribution of Neelakantasivan and composition neelakantanithyanandha in Arabhiragam with the permitted notes and phrases of the raga are beautiful,y explained and thaught.

Author: Valivalem S.Venkatraman The life history and musical contribution of Neelakantasivan and composition neelakantanithyanandha in Arabhiragam with the permitted notes and phrases of the raga are beautiful,y explained and thaught.
Event Date:     05-06-2021
Duration:     1:23:45


Thiruarutpa

The Life of Ramalinga swamigal, literary works of vallalar, Thiruarutpa songs like anbenumpidiyul in naattairagam, thannaiarindhinbamuravennilave,
vaanaththinmeedhu,virutham, nalla marundhu etc are thaught.

Author: Dr.N.Saradha The Life of Ramalinga swamigal, literary works of vallalar, Thiruarutpa songs like anbenumpidiyul in naattairagam, thannaiarindhinbamuravennilave,
vaanaththinmeedhu,virutham, nalla marundhu etc are thaught.

Event Date:     29-05-2021
Duration:     1:32:10


Arunachala kavirayar compositions( part – 2)

Introduction to the Arunachala kavirayar ,arivar yar unnai composition, Kalyanabherikaiadittar composition in kambhodhiragam  and Ramachandra Mangalam are thaught.

Author: Dr.N.Saradha Introduction to the Arunachala kavirayar ,arivar yar unnai composition, Kalyanabherikaiadittar composition in kambhodhiragam  and Ramachandra Mangalam are thaught.
Event Date:     22-05-2021
Duration:     1:25:15


Arunachala kavirayar compositions (part– 1)

Life history and  Literary works of Arunachala kavirayar, structure of Ramanatakakeerthanai, ragas and thalas used and bilahari&madhyamavathi raga are thaught.

Author: Dr.N.Saradha Life history and  Literary works of Arunachala kavirayar, structure of Ramanatakakeerthanai, ragas and thalas used and bilahari&madhyamavathi raga are thaught.
Event Date:     15-05-2021
Duration:     1:37:55


Experiencing Nadham

Definition of Nadham, Types of Nadham, Agatha nadham ,Anagathanadham with examples are explained.

Author: Dr.N.Saradha Definition of Nadham, Types of Nadham, Agatha nadham ,Anagathanadham with examples are explained.
Event Date:     30-01-2021
Duration:     9:48


Nama sankeerthanam

Sampradaya Bhajan Tradition with the starting of Thodaya Mangalam, then Guru keerthanas, Ashtapathis, tharangamas, Divyanamam , etc Anjaneya Dhyanam with the nama sankeerthanam are demonstrated beautifully.

Author: Dr.R.Ganesh Sampradaya Bhajan Tradition with the starting of Thodaya Mangalam, then Guru keerthanas, Ashtapathis, tharangamas, Divyanamam , etc Anjaneya Dhyanam with the nama sankeerthanam are demonstrated beautifully.
Event Date:     29-12-2020
Duration:     1:20:29


Role of Nadaswaram techniques in Musical training

The role of Nadaswaram techniques which are to be followed by a Every musician in their musical training like sarali varisais in different nadais, brigas, raga alapana techniques etc are beautifully illustrated.

Author: Vyasarpadi G.Kothandaraman The role of Nadaswaram techniques which are to be followed by a Every musician in their musical training like sarali varisais in different nadais, brigas, raga alapana techniques etc are beautifully illustrated.
Event Date:     28-12-2020
Duration:     1:16:40


Attributes of a dedicated Teacher

The Attribues of a Teacher, possessing a Legitimate Love for Music, Good Communication Skills, Understanding the Importance of Fundamental Elements, Understanding Student Capabilities, Handling students with patience, Learning Constantly, etc are excellently expelled which are to be followed by a every teacher.

Author: Neyveli Santhanagopalan The Attribues of a Teacher, possessing a Legitimate Love for Music, Good Communication Skills, Understanding the Importance of Fundamental Elements, Understanding Student Capabilities, Handling students with patience, Learning Constantly, etc are excellently expelled which are to be followed by a every teacher.
Event Date:     27-12-2020
Duration:     1:30:38


Manodharma sangeetham

Systematic approach to Ragam, Tanam and Niraval techniques, the dos and the donts that a student must know, while attempting them are masterly demonstrated  with a lucid and logical way, making it simple and easy to learn. 

Author: Delhi P. Sunder rajan Systematic approach to Ragam, Tanam and Niraval techniques, the dos and the donts that a student must know, while attempting them are masterly demonstrated  with a lucid and logical way, making it simple and easy to learn. 
Event Date:     26-12-2020
Duration:     1:33:05


Gamakas

The decorations of notes by using dasavida gamakas and trayodasa gamakas  with the unique characteristics of Particular Gamakas are beautifully explained.

Author: Dr.SriramParasuram The decorations of notes by using dasavida gamakas and trayodasa gamakas  with the unique characteristics of Particular Gamakas are beautifully explained.
Event Date:     25-12-2020
Duration:     1.38:22


Art of singing Raga Alapana (part -1)

Singing Raga Alapana by understanding a raga, doing fundamental varisais in different ragas, akaara sadhakam, sangathis of a composition with bhava and emotion of a song are beautifully explained. 

Author: Sikkil Gurucharan Singing Raga Alapana by understanding a raga, doing fundamental varisais in different ragas, akaara sadhakam, sangathis of a composition with bhava and emotion of a song are beautifully explained. 

Event Date:     07-10-2020
Duration:     27:23


Tanam Singing

The history behind TANAM and how has it evolved over the ages into its present-day format that uses certain characteristic syllables with its own unique rhythm and types of TANAM are excellently illustrated.

Author: Dr. S. Sowmya The history behind TANAM and how has it evolved over the ages into its present-day format that uses certain characteristic syllables with its own unique rhythm and types of TANAM are excellently illustrated.
Event Date:     31-07-2020
Duration:     49:48


The secrets of manodharma margam

The underlying principles or secrets that have to be adhered while rendering Manodharma Sangeetham - Raga Alapana, Tanam, Niraval, and Kalpana Swaram are beautifully expounded.

Author: Neyveli Santhanagopalan The underlying principles or secrets that have to be adhered while rendering Manodharma Sangeetham - Raga Alapana, Tanam, Niraval, and Kalpana Swaram are beautifully expounded.

Event Date:     24-07-2020
Duration:     02:01:54


Art of Singing Raga Alapana (part -2)

The Embellishment of raga through the permitted notes and phrases of the raga & setting the mood for the following composition are magnificiently encapsulated.

Author: Sikkil Gurucharan The Embellishment of raga through the permitted notes and phrases of the raga & setting the mood for the following composition are magnificiently encapsulated.
Event Date:     07-07-2020
Duration:     32:18


Advanced Fundamental Techniques in Carnatic music

Advanced Abhyasa ganam techniques in basic varisais with a lucid and logical explanation, with a lakshanageetham  inbahudariragamare magnificientlyillustrated.

Author: Neyveli Santhanagopalan Advanced Abhyasa ganam techniques in basic varisais with a lucid and logical explanation, with a lakshanageetham  inbahudariragamare magnificientlyillustrated.
Event Date:     28-05-2018
Duration:     22:11


Manodharma – Raga singing through Varnams & Other compositions

How the various forms of compositions like varnams, kritis, javalis are very useful in handling the Manodharma sangeetham of Raga Singing are excellently illustrated .

Author: Delhi P. Sunder rajan How the various forms of compositions like varnams, kritis, javalis are very useful in handling the Manodharma sangeetham of Raga Singing are excellently illustrated .
Event Date:     01-01-1970
Duration:     1:33:05