NOC:Appreciating Carnatic Music


Lecture 1 - The Body of Music


Lecture 2 - Music everywhere finding the classical


Lecture 3 - Classical Music Art Music


Lecture 4 - Music through Melody & Music through Harmony


Lecture 5 - Musical Material A Hard Look


Lecture 6 - Musical material Mo2


Lecture 7 - Carnatic Music as Raga Music


Lecture 8 - Understanding Raga - Part I


Lecture 9 - Understanding Raga - Part II (Raga and Swara)


Lecture 10 - Understanding Raga - Part III A Glimpse into Gamaka (Ornamentation) and Phraseology


Lecture 11 - Swara in the Sanskrit Textual Tradition


Lecture 12 - Sruti in Sanskrit Textual tradition


Lecture 13 - Tambura


Lecture 14 - Gamaka I


Lecture 15 - Gamaka II


Lecture 16 - Gamaka III


Lecture 17 - Gamakas IV


Lecture 18 - Raga and Phraseology


Lecture 19 - Raga - some basic expectations


Lecture 20 - A string of Ragas and a teaser


Lecture 21 - Raga in the textual tradition


Lecture 22 - Classification of Ragas I


Lecture 23 - Classification of Ragas II


Lecture 24 - Mela system of classifying raga-s


Lecture 25 - Generating the 72 mela-s


Lecture 26 - Application of 72 mela


Lecture 27 - Katapayadi Naming the 72 melas


Lecture 28 - Vivadi I


Lecture 29 - Vivadi II


Lecture 30 - Raga - Circles and Triangles


Lecture 31 - Laya: temporal discipline in music.


Lecture 32 - Tala an Introduction to the Concept


Lecture 33 - More on Tala and laya


Lecture 34 - Aspects of Tala - I


Lecture 35 - Aspects of Tala - II


Lecture 36 - Aspects of Tala - III


Lecture 37 - Aspects of IV


Lecture 38 - Composition in Carnatic Music


Lecture 39 - An Introduction


Lecture 40 - Varnam and laya intricacies


Lecture 41 - Kriti the premier compositional form in Carnatic music


Lecture 42 - Kriti some basic features


Lecture 43 - Precursors to the Kriti


Lecture 44 - Bhakti and Carnatic Music: Metaphor, World view and Yearning in Carnatic compositions.


Lecture 45 - Tanjavur and the Carnatic Trinity


Lecture 46 - Tyagaraja, the Vaggeyakara


Lecture 47 - Tyagaraja and His Many Moods -I


Lecture 48 - Tyagaraja and His Many Moods II


Lecture 49 - Muthuswami Dikshitar an overview


Lecture 50 - Muthuswami Dikshitar the Sanskirt Scholar and Advaitin


Lecture 51 - Muthuswami Dikshitar Some Other Aspects of his Work.


Lecture 52 - Syama Sastri


Lecture 53 - Tamil Composers before the trinity


Lecture 54 - Post trinity Composers


Lecture 55 - Swathi Tirunal - the Versatile Royal Composer


Lecture 56 - The Romance of Padam and Javali


Lecture 57 - Tillana


Lecture 58 - Improvisation in Carnatic Music - Alapana


Lecture 59 - ALAPANA : Style and Aesthetics


Lecture 60 - Neraval and Swaraprastara


Lecture 61 - TANAM


Lecture 62 - An expostion of Balagopala,a kriti in the rega Bhairavi with alapana, neraval and swaraprastara followed by tani Avartanam


Lecture 63 - Accompaniment in Carnatic Music - The Violin


Lecture 64 - Percussive Accompaniment - the Mridangam


Lecture 65 - Subsidiary Accompaniment - Interaction Among Accompanists


Lecture 66 - Percussion MRIDANGAM


Lecture 67 - Percussion KANJIRA


Lecture 68 - Percussion Ghatam


Lecture 69 - Percussion Morsing


Lecture 70 - Percussion Korvai and Thani Avartanam


Lecture 71 - The Typical carnatic Concert And Ragam Tanam Pallavi - RTP