Course Code
Arts & Communication
Department/ Centre
Department of Music
Programme Type/ Requirements
Course Features/ Requirements
Full Time, Taught, Blended, Core Course, Continuous Evaluation, Six Credits

Learning Outcomes

1. Acquire knowledge about various styles of music
2. Comparative study of various compositional forms
3. Learn about several compositional genres of classical music
4. Understand the theoretical and practical frameworks of musical forms

Course Outline

* An understanding and study of different musical forms and compositional genres
* Lakshana in compositions : Art music, Sacred music, Dance music, Folk music, Theatre Music
* Study and Mastery of different compositional genres in Carnatic classical music such as Gita, Svarajati, Varna, Kriti, Kirtana, Padam, Javali, Devaranama, Tevaram, Tiruppugazh, Tillana, Ashtapadi, Tarangam
* Study and Mastery of different compositional genres in Hindustani Classical music such as Dhrupad, Khyal, Thumri, Tarana, Tappa, Bhajan, Hori, Chaiti

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Assessment Criteria

Attendance, Tests, Quizzes, Exams

Course Instructor/s
Dr. Aranyakumar M, Dr. Pavani D