Kalpana Swaram Basic
The most distinguished feature of Carnatic classical music is Manodharma
Sangeetham, which is improvised music. The true challenge of a musician lies in
his ability to create and extemporize on the spot. Manodharma Sangeetham
comprises of Raga Alapana, Tanam, Niraval, and Kalpana Swaram. In Kalpana swaram
the musician weaves rich and colorful aspects of the raga bhava through the
medium of swara passages. It is one of the most interesting parts of a concert
and can elevate the concert to great heights. Though it may be termed as
creative music, there are some basic underlying principles that have to be
adhered to while rendering Kalpana Swaram, which have been expounded in this
product by one of the most popular and admired musicians of the Carnatic music
Prof. T. R.Subramanyam, a musician and musicologist par excellence is scholarly
and original in his approach to all aspects of music. He is known for his
mastery over Laya and his skill in rendering Ragam Tanam Pallavi is unrivalled.
T.R.S as he is popularly known retired from the University of Delhi where he was
Professor/Head in the Department of Music. As a teacher he is unmatched for his
enormous patience and extensive knowledge and is highly respected by musician's
world wide. T.R.S. is particularly regarded a master in both sarva lagu and
mathematical aspects of Kalpana Swara singing. His ingenious and innovative
techniques are thought provoking and kindle the imagination of students of
music. This product has the maestro explicitly demonstrating various techniques
and approaches to Kalpana swaras, making it seem so simple and easy to learn.
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