(In the lounge of the Aqua marine hotel sector 22, Chandigarh)
Our Music Appreciation Course concluded successfully on the 20th of November 2016.
The first day (18th of November 2016) Introduction to music- brief history of the evolution of music – sound, rhythm- laya, concordant and discordant notes, harmony, melody – the difference between the basics of Indian and western music.
Introduction to the seven shudh swaras and five vikrit swaras – Thaats and evolution of ragas from the thaats . How the different swaras express different emotions and bhaav.
Brief introduction to the evolution of gharanas and a basic information about the popular gharanas (of North Indian classical vocal music) of present times and their representatives.
The speaker of the day was Dr Nivedita Singh .
Day two (19th of November 2016) The different genres of Indian music – light, folk, devotional, semi classical and classical with special reference to the different moods and emotions related to them.
Taal and its importance – the relationship of laya and composition- the different taals used for the different genres of music.
Modulation of sound and how it can enhance the emotional content of a composition.
The speaker of the day was Dr Alankar Singh. We had the good fortune of having Pt.Keshav Talegaonkar from Agra , as part of our audience. He shared some valuable information and experiences with us too.
Day three (20th of November 2016) The different forms of Hindustani classical vocal music: Dhruvpad, Khyaal, Thumri and Dadra – with special reference to khyaal which is most popular in present times.
Aesthetics of music and what to look for in a concert, followed by a concluding performance.
Our speaker for day 3 was Dr Neera Grover.
Our speakers on all three days brought out the basics of music very beautifully, which helped our participants gain a better insight into our classical music. It was a successful event indeed!
- Day 1: Nov 18, 2016 Photographs
- Day 1: Nov 18, 2016 Video Clips
- Day 2: Nov 19, 2016 Photographs
- Day 2: Nov 19, 2016 Video Clips
- Day 3: Nov 20, 2016 Photographs
- Day 3: Nov 20, 2016 Video Clips
- Nov18th-Nov20th, 2016 Photographs
- Nov18th-Nov20th, 2016 Video Clips