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Gamakas in Sapta Swaras

This lesson shows how to play the Sapta Swaras on the Violin with Gamakas. The Swaras are played in the Raga “Mayamalavagaula”.

Ragam:      Mayamalavagaula
Arohanam:   S R1 G3 M1 P D1 N3 S
Avarohanam: S N3 D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
Talam:      Adi (X 1 2 3 X V X V)

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Western-like Tune 01

This is a western like tune, set to Rupaka Talam.

Part-1: Swaras (S R2 G3 M1 P D2 N3)

S , N S , N || M , , M , , ||
G M P N , D || P , , P , , ||
D N S P , , || M P D G , , ||
R P M G , R || S , , S , , ||

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Madhyasthayi Swaras

This video shows one of the basic carnatic music lessons, the Madhya Sthayi (middle octave) swaras, played in three kalas (speeds) in raga Mayamalavagoula. The swaras are played with gamakas.

Ragam:      Mayamalavagaula
Arohanam:   S R1 G3 M1 P D1 N3 S 
Avarohanam: S N3 D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
Talam:      Adi (X 1 2 3 X V X V)

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