Saraswati Veena

India's National Treasure

  • Authored by

    Nirmala Rajasekar

    Nirmala Rajasekar

  • beginner
  • 1h 31m
  • English
  • Last updated on Jun 20, 2024

Chapters

1. Tradition, Techniques, and Tunes

Description

Explore the rich heritage of the Saraswati Veena, India's esteemed national treasure, through an immersive online course led by the distinguished artist Nirmala Rajasekar. This course offers a comprehensive journey into the world of the Veena, beginning with foundational skills such as tuning, maintaining, and holding the instrument. Delve into the Veena's significant role in Carnatic music, both historically and in contemporary contexts, and discover various playing styles and influential players who have shaped its legacy. Detailed modules on the anatomy of the Veena, different kinds of Veenas, and practical tips for traveling with the instrument ensure a well-rounded understanding.

Enhance your musical proficiency with hands-on lessons covering fingering exercises and intricate ragas like Kalyani, Kedaragoula, Revathi, and Saveri. Enjoy learning familiar tunes such as "Do Re Mi" and "Twinkle Twinkle," while also exploring the melodic nuances of "Swara Raga Sudha." The course also highlights collaborative aspects of Veena performances and provides insights into professional handshakes and partnerships. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced player, this course offers valuable knowledge and skills to elevate your Veena playing experience.

Course Includes

  • Pre-recorded Video Lessons

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