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Beginners' Lesson 1 - Sarali varisai

Sarali varisai are the fundamental sequences. They allow you to get a feel for the melody and the rhythm. The sequences follow a logical order - ascending and descending, up to the 7th varisai. The last 3 exercises help you move smoothly up and down the scale. Concentrate on getting the notes right, then add taaLa. Then, learn to sing the lesson in four speeds. Finally, sing all the notes in akaaram, singing only aaa...

New: Listen to each part of this lesson as you learn it! - All lessons are in the shruthi of 5 (G).

sarali varisai (lesson 1)
raagam: maayamaaLava gowLa
15th mElakartha
aarOhaNam: S R1 G3 M1 P D1 N3 S
avarOhaNam: S N3 D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
taaLam: aadi

  1. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   d   |   n   S   ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  2. listen
    
    s   r - s   r - |   s   r   |   g   m   ||
    s r g m | p d | n S ||
    S n - S n - | S n | d p ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  3. listen
    
    s   r   g - s   |   r   g - |   s   r   ||
    s r g m | p d | n S ||
    S n d - s | n d - | s n ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  4. listen
    
    s   r   g   m - |   s   r   |   g   m - ||
    s r g m | p d | n s ||
    S n d p - | S n | d p - ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  5. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   , - |   s   r   ||
    s r g m | p d | n S ||
    S n d p | m , - | S n ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  6. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   d - |   s   r   ||
    s r g m | p d | n S ||
    S n d p | m g - | S n ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  7. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   d   |   n   ,   ||
    s r g m | p d | n S ||
    S n d p | m g | r , ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  8. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   m   |   g   r   ||
    s r g m | p d | n S ||
    S n d p | m p | d n ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  9. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   m   |   d   p   ||
    s r g m | p d | n S ||
    S n d p | m p | g m ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

  10. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   ,   |   g   m   ||
    p , , , | p , | , , ||
    g m p d | n d | p m ||
    g m p - g | m g | r s ||

  11. listen
    
    S   ,   n   d   |   n   ,   |   d   p   ||
    d , p m | p , | p , ||
    g m p d | n d | p m ||
    g m p - g | m g | r s ||

  12. listen
    
    S   S   n   d   |   n   n   |   d   p   ||
    d d p m | p , | p , ||
    g m p d | n d | p m ||
    g m p - g | m g | r s ||

  13. listen
    
    s   r   g   r   |   g   , - |   g   m   ||
    p m p , - | d p | d , ||
    m p d p | d n | d p ||
    m p d p | m g | r s ||

  14. listen
    
    s   r   g   m   |   p   ,   |   p   ,   ||
    d d p , | m m | p , ||
    d n S , | S n | d p ||
    S n d p | m g | r s ||

This lesson in four speeds

First speed - one note per unit listen


   1    |   2    |   3    |   4    |   5    |   6    |   7    |   8    |
s r g m p d n S

Second speed - two notes per unit listen


  sr       gm       pd       nS       Sn       dp       mg       rs  

Third speed - four notes per unit listen


 srgm     pdnS     Sndp     mgrs     srgm     pdnS     Sndp     mgrs 
Fourth speed - eight notes per unit listen

srgmpdnS Sndpmgrs srgmpdnS Sndpmgrs srgmpdnS Sndpmgrs srgmpdnS Sndpmgrs

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Carnatic Lessons
Before you begin
Lesson 1: sarali varisai
Lesson 2: janTai varisai
Lesson 3: daaTu varisai
Lesson 4: mElstaayi varisai
Lesson 5: mandrastaayi varisai
Lesson 6: alankaaram
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