Voice Culture in Raga Keeravani

February 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Voice Culture in Carnatic Music includes among other factors, a deep-rooted knowledge of ragas. In this video recorded master class conducted by Guru Chitravina N Ravikiran, the topic of voice culture is explained with  examples [...]

Carnatic Voice Culture Requirements

February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

The following points are taken from an interview session with Maestro Chitravina N Ravikiran on the topic of Voice Culture. Additional lessons on the topic of Voice Culture are found on Acharyanet in all categories [...]

The Ideal Voice of Sangita Kalanidhi T Brinda

May 1st, 2018|0 Comments

  "This excerpt from a Kalyani alapana has it all -it’s a salutary illustration of an ideal Carnatic voice with incredible flexibility, mobility, stability, range and most of all grace not to mention [...]

12 Essential Qualities for an Aspiring Carnatic Musician

November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Carnatic Music is a dynamic art form that has something unique to offer everyone, the composer, performer, musicologist and Rasika(connoisseur) alike. Whether it's melody, rhythm, vocal or instrumental; the possibilities are endless. Carnatic Music goes [...]

How can I benefit from learning Carnatic Music?

November 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Among the traditional art forms chosen for their kids, Carnatic Music has been the popular choice for the South Indian diaspora. The reasons could be many. Parents themselves may have learned music while growing up [...]

Navaratri Renditions from around the globe

October 10th, 2017|1 Comment

Acharyanet invited students to share their renditions for the Navarathri Festival by recording a song learned from our site and sending it to us. We received a very good response from students all over the [...]

Cyber Music School – The Hindu

August 30th, 2017|0 Comments

See the original article in The Hindu One hundred years ago a musical classroom might have been the beaten ground underneath a banyan tree or a simple spare room in a guru's home. Sowmya Acharya, [...]

Carnatic Deontic Highlights

May 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Carnatic Deontic Event was successfully conducted online on May 14th with over 50 participants worldwide in front of a Super Jury of acclaimed gurus including Sanguta Kalanidhi Dr T.V Gopalakrishnan, Sangita Kalanidhi Chitravina N Ravikiran [...]

Carnatic Music Composers

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

This chapter contains thumbnail sketches of eminent composers many of whose works have been included in this book and in level 1. Some of these personalities shaped the very history of Carnatic music. It is desirable for students to read more on these greats as well as learn about other composers from various sources. It must be noted that the time periods of some are approximate.

Learning Carnatic Music

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Carnatic music is a highly organised system, easy to learn with a rational approach. But it is also very intricate and demanding, and full of subtleties.One needs musical aptitude, patience, perseverance and focus on quality. Above all, one needs to possess and display the right attitude towards the art and the teacher

Approaching Carnatic Music

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Carnatic music is one of the most colourful, complete and evolved melodic systems of the world. With over 7.2 million melodic scales (ragas) and hundreds of rhythmic cycles (talas) to choose from, there is very little that a good Carnatic musician and composer cannot do, especially from a melodic perspective.