Tutorial 1 of 4 - Raag Yaman
Hindustani Classical Vocal
Do you sound as good as the original song ?. Do you want to learn how to sing a song ?. Taking example of few Indian Songs I want to show you how to listen to a song first then do the riffs, runs, belting , breathy voice etc. There are many elements of singing, but mark of a good singer is to know which element to apply where. What sounds good at a particular place in a song and what may sound out of place. To sing well, first you must listen to a song well, understand the intricacies.
Indian Classical Music believes that the voice shapes by practicing Alankars , Arohi, Amrohi. These are nothing but vocal exercises using Sa, Re, Ga, Ma sounds. Sa, Re, Ga, Ma are known as swars and they map to keys on the keyboard.
There are keyboards available with harmonium sounds which are best to use when practicing Indian classical music. Generally the keyboards having pure harmonium sound will be in range of Rs. 8000 to Rs 10000. The better the quality of sound you hear, the better your output as as singer.
Hindustani Classical Music or Shastriya Sangeet is originated in India. Training in Hindustani Classical is enough to sing any Genre of Songs. However it heavily depends on the teacher or guru teaching you.
Following video will cover basics of Hindustani classical music , 7 Swaras, Aroha , Amroha. These sounds originated from animals.
This episode will mainly focus on various permutations and combinations of swaras also called Alankar.