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Carnatic Preliminary 201 – Geethams/ Tiruppuhazhs Part I from Perfecting Carnatic Music Level 1

Carnatic Preliminary 201 – Geethams/ Tiruppuhazhs Part I from Perfecting Carnatic Music Level 1

Songs 1-10 from Lambodara to Hariharavinuta will be covered in this session. See Table of Contents in Perfecting Carnatic Music Level 1 .


12 weeks – Classes weekly once.

Course Material

(These are not included in the course and may be purchased separately.)


  • At the end of this session, students will be able to appreciate the concept of Ragas in Carnatic Music  and have an introduction to the simplest Carnatic Music compositions, Geethams.
  • They will understand how to learn a composition by identifying the composer, raga scale, key phrases from the raga and how to enunciate and articulate the lyrics clearly. 
  • They will get a strong foundation in gamakas specific to the taught ragas, essential for learning advanced compositions.
  • Guided listening sessions of senior vocalists and instrumentalists will also be included.
  • They will also be able to sing the scale of a few select ragas from the Raga list given in the book. 

Courses include review sessions by the Director, Chitravina N Ravikiran.  Appropriate assignments will be given to enable the development of the student’s musical intuition.

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Additional Information

Enrollment & Payments Made Simple to help you Start Learning Right Away! 

  • Pricing is by region. 

  • Registration & Fees: Secure Online Credit Card (no information will be stored by Acharyanet). We use STRIPE and Razorpay for secure processing of payments. 

  • Enrolment is based on self-assessment of your needs, levels and capabilities. If at any time, faculty or you deem that you require extra help/inputs, Acharyanet can arrange for extra classes at appropriate costs. 

  • Enrollment is also open to students who face challenges due to time zones or time constraints and wish to gain access to the recorded sessions of the course instead of the live sessions. Students may record the sessions at their end.

  • Confirmation: Upon enrollment, you will receive an email and phone call from us to help orient you for the classes.



The classes will include the following:

  • Platform: Zoom/Skype or equivalent video conference. 

  • Schedule: The course coordinator will help students get started with schedules, learning materials and faculty assignments. 

  • Duration: Each session will be anywhere from 35 – 50 minutes based on the content to be covered.  

  • Classes will be conducted in a group or individual setting based on enrollments and levels.

  • Course timings may be changed based on travel schedules of faculty but adequate notice will be given to everyone.  

  • Students are welcome to record their classes but strictly prohibited from sharing it with anyone else. 


Carnatic Music Exams and Certifications

Those interested in testing your skills and getting certified, kindly refer to Carnatic Music Exams and Certifications.  These are not, however mandatory.

Self- Study Courses

Please check out our wide-range of video lessons on Acharyanet from  basics to advanced for self-study at your own pace.  More than 400 lessons are accessible for learning anytime, anywhere for a nominal subscription fee.



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