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Kundagaura Geetham – Step by Step Lesson

This step-by-step lesson briefly explains the Gamakas and their use through the Geetham, “Kundagaura” in Raga Malahari set to Rupaka Talam.

Geetham:    Kundagaura Gaureevara
Composer:   Purandara Dasar
Ragam:      Malahari
            (Janyam of Mayamalavagaula, 15th Janaka Raga)
Arohanam:   S R1 M1 P D1 S
Avarohanam: S D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
Talam:      Rupakam (X X V)

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Sree Gananatha Geetham – Step by Step Lesson

This step-by-step lesson (in two parts) briefly explains the importance of Gamakas and demonstrates their use through the Geetham, “Sree Gananatha” in Raga Malahari set to Rupaka Talam.

Geetham:    Sree Gananatha
Composer:   Purandara Dasar
Ragam:      Malahari  
            (Janyam of Mayamalavagaula, 15th Janaka Raga)
Arohanam:   S R1 M1 P D1 S
Avarohanam: S D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
Talam:      Rupakam (X X V)

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Kamalajadala Geetham

This is the Geetham “Kamalajadala” in raga Kalyani. This video shows some of the basic gamakas that are needed to add “life” to the song.

Geetham:    Kamalajadala
Ragam:      Kalyani
Arohanam:   S R2 G3 M2 P D2 N3 S
Avarohanam: S N3 D2 P M2 G3 R2 S
Talam:      Tisra Jathi Triputa / Misra Chappu (X 1 2 X V X V)

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Kerayaneeranu Geetham

This is the Geetham “Kerayaneeranu” in raga Malahari. This video shows some of the basic gamakas that are needed to add “life” to the song.

Geetham:    Kerayaneeranu
Ragam:      Malahari
Arohanam:   S R1 M1 P D1 S
Avarohanam: S D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
Talam:      Tisra Jathi Triputa / Misra Chappu (X 1 2 X V X V)

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Analekara Geetham

This is the Geetham “Analekara” in raga Suddha Saveri. This video shows some of the basic gamakas that are needed to add “life” to the song.

Geetham:    Analekara
Ragam:      Suddha Saveri
Arohanam:   S R2 M1 P D2 S
Avarohanam: S D2 P M1 R2 S
Talam:      Tisra Jathi Triputa / Misra Chappu (X 1 2 X V X V)

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Varaveena Geetham

This is the Geetham “Varaveena Mrudupani” in raga Mohanam. This video shows some of the basic gamakas that are needed to add “life” to the song.

Geetham:    Varaveena
Ragam:      Mohanam
Arohanam:   S R2 G3 P D2 S
Avarohanam: S D2 P G3 R2 S
Talam:      Rupakam (X X V)

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Kunda Gaura Geetham

This is the Geetham “Kunda Gaura Gourivara” in raga Malahari. This video shows some of the basic gamakas that are needed to add “life” to the song.

Geetham:    Kunda Gaura
Composer:   Purandara Dasar
Ragam:      Malahari  
            (Janyam of Mayamalavagaula, 15th Janaka Raga)
Arohanam:   S R1 M1 P D1 S
Avarohanam: S D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
Talam:      Rupakam (X X V)

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Sree Gananatha Geetham

This is the Geetham “Sree Gananatha Sindura Varna” in raga Malahari. This video shows some of the basic gamakas that are needed to add “life” to the song.

Geetham:    Sree Gananatha
Composer:   Purandara Dasar
Ragam:      Malahari  
            (Janyam of Mayamalavagaula, 15th Janaka Raga)
Arohanam:   S R1 M1 P D1 S
Avarohanam: S D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
Talam:      Rupakam (X X V)

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