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Course Description

Course is structured keeping in mind the level and age group of the student. Students learn to play musical pieces from all genres, develop a strong sense of pitch and rhythm, develop confidence in the subject and hence solo playing and live stage performance ability.

Certification: Trinity College London

Frequency: Once A Week Class

Age Range : 7 years & above

Class Duration: 45-60 Minutes

Semester Duration : 6-8 Months

Grade-wise Curriculum

  • C major A minor (choice of either harmonic or melodic or natural minor)
  • Pentatonic scale starting on C (5 notes)
  • C major contrary motion scale
  • Chromatic scale starting on D
  • Triad of C major and A minor (root position)
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • F and G major, D and E minor (candidate’s choice of either harmonic or melodic or natural minor)
  • Pentatonic scales starting on G and F (5 notes)
  • Chromatic scale in contrary motion starting on D
  • C major contrary motion scale
  • Triad of F and G major, D and E minor (root position and first inversion)
  • Chord of F7 and G7 (root position and first inversion)
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Bb and D major, G and B minor (candidate’s choice of either harmonic or melodic or natural minor)
  • Chromatic scale in similar motion starting on Bb
  • Pentatonic scale starting on Bb and D (hands separately)
  • A harmonic minor contrary motion scale
  • Triad of Bb and D major, G and B minor (root position, first and second inversions)
  • Chord of Bb7 and D7 (root position, first and second inversions)
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Eb and A major, C and F# minor (candidate’s choice of either harmonic or melodic or natural minor)
  • Chromatic scale in similar motion starting on Eb
  • Eb major contrary motion scale
  • Minor pentatonic scale starting on C and G
  • Triad of Eb and A major, C
  • F# minor (root position, first and second inversions)
  • Chord of Eb7 and A7 (root position, first, second and third inversions)
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Ab and E major, F and C# minor (candidate’s choice of either harmonic or melodic or natural minor)
  • Chromatic scales in similar motion starting on Ab and E
  • Ab major contrary motion scale
  • Blues scale starting on C and G (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Triad of Ab and E major, F and C# minor (root position, first and second inversions)
  • Chord of Ab7, E7, Fm7 and C#m7 (root position, first, second and third inversions)
  • Chord of Ab+, E+, F°, C#°, F#°7, C#°7 (root position)
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • Db and B major, Bb and G# minor (candidate’s choice of either harmonic or melodic or natural minor)
  • Chromatic scales in similar motion starting on Db and B
  • G harmonic minor contrary motion scale
  • Blues scale starting on F and A (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Chords of Dbmaj7, Bmaj7, Bbm7, G#m7,
  • Bbmmaj7, G#mmaj7, Db6, B6, Bbm6,G#m6
  • Chord of Ab+, E+, F°, C#°, F#°7, C#°7 (root position)
  • Perfect cadence in C, G and F major
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • D, F, Ab and B major
  • D, F, G# and B harmonic and melodic minor
  • Chromatic scales in similar motion starting on any black note
  • Major pentatonic scale starting on D and Ab (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Blues scale starting on D and E (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Triads of D, F, Ab and B major, D, F, G# and B minor in all inversions
  • Chords of D°, F°, G#°, B°, Dm7, Fm7, G#m7, Bm7, Dmaj7, Fmaj7, Abmaj7, Bmaj7 in root position only
  • Plagal cadence in D and F major
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments
  • C, Eb, F# and A major
  • C, Eb, F# and A harmonic and melodic minor
  • Chromatic scales in similar motion starting on any white note major scale in legato thirds
  • Major pentatonic scale starting on Eb and A (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Blues scale starting on B and Bb (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Triad of C, Eb, F# and A major, C, Eb, F# and A minor in all inversions
  • Chords of C°7, Eb°7, F#°7, A°7, C+, Eb+, F#+, A+, C9, Eb9, F#9, A9 in root position only
  • Perfect and plagal cadence in A major and C minor
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments

 

  • Db, E, G and Bb major
  • C#, E, G and Bb harmonic and melodic minor
  • Chromatic scales in similar motion starting on any note
  • Chromatic scales with hands a minor third apart starting on Bb and Db
  • Major pentatonic scale starting on E and Db (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Blues scale starting on C# and G# (straight and swung rhythm)
  • Triad of Db, E, G and Bb major, C#, E, G and Bb minor in all inversions
  • Chords of C#°7, E°7, G°7, Bb°7, Dbadd9, Eadd9, Gadd9, Bbadd9, C#m7(b5), Em7(b5), Gm7(b5), Bbm7(b5) in root position only
  • Perfect, imperfect and plagal cadence in Bb major and G minor
  • 8- 10 peices from syllabus / lesson book
  • Q & A session / Counselling
  • Presentation/ Assessments

About Ajivasan

Ajivasan, Earlier Known as Vasant Sangeet Vidyalay, was founded in 1932 in Srinagar by Acharya Jialal Vasant under the patronage of SMT.Rameswari Nehru.

The Institute has a reputation for providing scientific training in Hindustani classical music, and the students had the opportunity to perform with the master on several occasions.

Today the institute trains about 2000 students every year in Hindustani and western classical vocals, Instrumental music as well as Indian and western dance forms.

The institute also houses four state of the Art Sound Recording studios. Here we train students In professional singing and recording music tracks, films, songs, and TV and Radio Ads.