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This workshop will include an introduction to Indian scales, improvisation techniques, raga (melodic forms), tala (rhythmic cycles), tones (svara) microtones (shruti), and the basic structure of various forms of North Indian music. It will also deal with the basic tenets of Hindustani classical music like nada, nyas, meed n sud, samvad, Use of vadi, samavadi, n vivadi svaras of a raga and so on.

The basis of the discussion about the ragas will be the taxonomic system established by Pandit Vatkhande.

It will also touch upon the major raga angas as well.

The workshop intends to present the fundamental elements, components of; and approach to one of the richest musical traditions of the world.

Workshop applicable for Skill Level : Beginner to Intermediate

Facilitator – Pritha Chatterjee

Pritha Chatterjee is a disciple of Pt Manik Sanyal(Indore gharana) and Vidushi Shubhra Guha (Agra Gharana), Pritha has been learning Hindusthani classical music for a long time. She holds a master’s in vocal music (khayal) from Rabindra bharati university. She has also been learning Rabindrasangeet from Smt. Kumkum Mitra. She had been selected as a Vocal Artist (‘B-HIGH’ category, Rabindrasangeet) by Akashbani, Kolkata (PrasarBharati) in the year 2014.Pritha regularly performs in Doordarshan and All India Radio. Her two Rabindra Sangeet Albums “PREME PRANE GANE” and “Prathabhanga Prem”released in 2013 and 2016 respectively. She has been performing extensively in and around Kolkata.

Contact : Maitri
Phone : 9250361903
EMAIL : happiness@zorbathebuddha.org