The Manodharma section contains in-depth sessions handled by Sangeet Samrat Chitravina N Ravikiran on Raga Alapana, Kalpana Swarams, Neraval, and Tanam. The Model Raga Alapana series builds on the basic concepts by explaining the do's and dont's of Raga elaboration in numerous ragas. The Model Raga Kalpana Swaram series includes various practical demonstrations of kalpana swaram development in popular compositions.
Learn how to sing the Saveri raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn how to sing the Reetigowla raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn how to sing the Sahana raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn how to sing the Shankarabharanam raga alapana in this video lesson taught by maestro Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn how to sing the Shankarabharanam raga alapana in this video lesson taught by maestro Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn to sing the Yadukulakambhodhi raga alapana from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.
Learn to sing the Ahiri raga alapana from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.
Learn to sing the Anandabhairavi raga alapana with the help of detailed tips and guidance from guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.
Learn to sing the popular Pantuvarali raga alapana from Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.
Learn to sing the Lalitha raga alapana from Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran in this video lesson.
Learn how to sing the Purvikalyani raga alapana in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn the essential contours of presenting the Surati raga in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn the techniques of kalpana swaram with this example in the popular Mayamalavagowla krithi, Deva Deva kalayami, given by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn the techniques of Kalpana Swaram in this lesson on Model Kalpana Swarams in raga Vasantha, with examples in the charanam of the Tyagaraja krithi Seetammamayamma, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
Learn to render kalpana swarams in the Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi krithi in Raga Devamanohari , Aiyanallavo, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran
Learn to render kalpana swarams in the Shyama Shastri krithi in Raga Gowlipantu, Tarunamidamma, taught by Sangita Kalanidhi Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran
Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran gives an example of rendition of kalpana swarams in the Bhairavi masterpiece of Muthuswamy Dikshitar, Balagopala in the charanam.
Learn the techniques of Kalpana Swaram in this lesson on Model Kalpana Swarams in raga Nattai, with examples in the charanam of the krithi Saraseeruhasanapriye of Puliyur Doraiswamy Iyer, taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.
The model kalpana swaram series was created to help students in the advanced levels to grasp the essential techniques of improvisation. Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran gives an introduction to this series in this video.
Learn how to present kalpana swarams in Vatapi ganapatim, a popular Hamsadhwani krithi of Muthuswamy Dikshitar in this video lesson taught by guru Shri Chitravina N Ravikiran.