Learn 3 - All Time A R Rahman Hits on Carnatic Flute!
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Learn 3 - All Time A R Rahman Hits on Carnatic Flute!

Cherish your dream of learning & performing 3 - Beautiful & Evergreen hits of AR Rahman on your instrument!
4.9 (19 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
107 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2016
English
Price: $120
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of my course, students would be happy to have learnt 3 - Beautiful evergreen songs of the legendary composer AR Rahman
  • At the end of my course, students will cherish their dream of performing the 3 popular AR Rahman hits at their Schools/Offices/College or a family function and shine like a SUPER STAR
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Requirements
  • Students who picked up South Indian Carnatic Flute recently as their passion and who knows how to play different Notations/Swaras of Carnatic Music System
  • Students who are learning any lead instrument that caters to South Indian Carnatic Music and who knows to play all the Swaras/Notations of Carnatic Music system & yearning to play popular film songs!
Description

What is the course all about? 

  • This course is all about learning 3 - Popular and Evergreen hits of AR Rahman - Step by Step!


What kind of Materials are included?

  • Each song is targeted line by line for decoding them to simple Swaras/Notations which can used by any instrumentalists. (Mainly targeted for South Indian Carnatic Flute) 
  • Best efforts have been taken to highlight the challenges and difficulties for most of the lines in the explanation which makes the learning process Hassle free
  • Professional Quality pictures are used to explain concepts to make it more interesting.
  • The videos are of very High quality with lesson highlights  embedded in 'High Quality - PNG images' in the background
  • PDF document of Notations and Key pointers are available at the end of each song which can be used as a quick reference guide


How long will the Course take to complete?

  • You can plan to complete this course in 3 - 4 weeks targeting one song per week to master it correctly. 


How is the Course Structured?

  • The course is systematically structured right from choosing the song. The songs that are chosen in this course are predominantly Raga based compositions 
  • Each song is based on a particular Raga and will be very easy to understand and learn the song without problems and hence the lesson starts off with the 'Scale' (Aarohanam & Avarohanam) of the Raga highlighting all the notations/Swaras that come in the song
  • Fingering technique for all the notations/Swaras are explained systematically using Block Diagrams (only South Indian Carnatic Flute) 
  • Only one line per slide is targeted for learning process and challenges/difficulties for that particular is explained and highlighted for student's convenience 
  • Each slide is explained very clearly with clear instructions and supportive images and High Quality Video instructions
  • All the notations/Swaras of the song is beautifully documented in a PDF file and is made available at the end of each song as a quick reference guide! 
  • Full version of the song and quick assignment at the end of each section 

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn 3 Evergreen songs composed the Legendary composer A R Rahman Step by Step
  • Confidence to a level that you can perform these songs without any issues
  • Step by Step and Line by Line instructions with notations and Key pointers beautifully documented towards the end of each song! 

What is the target audience?

  • If you are someone who picked up South Indian Carnatic Flute recently and who knows how to play the different notations/Swaras of Carnatic Music System 
  • If you have completed my LEVEL - 1 and LEVEL - 2 Course, then this course is for you! 
  • That doesn’t mean that this course is not for other instrumentalists. If you are learning any other instrument that caters to South Indian Carnatic Music system and if you know how to play all the Swaras/notations of Carnatic Music System and yearning to play popular filmy songs on your instrument, this course is for you!
  • This course is not for those who are learning advance lessons and those who want to learn these songs with Gamakas/Anuswaras
  • I have used minimum or no Gamakas in my decoding process keeping beginners and intermediates in mind


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is targeted for intermediate level students of Carnatic Music system learning any lead instrument and who has knowledge about all the notations/Swaras of Carnatic Music System
  • Specially for those who picked up South Indian Carnatic Flute as their passion recently and who is yearning to play popular filmy songs especially composed by the legendary composer AR Rahman
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
02:42:39
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1. Learn Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave - Step by Step
12 Lectures 43:48

Dear Student,

Welcome to my brand new course - 'Learn 3 - All time favourite compositions' of A. R Rahman - Step by Step! 

All the best for your learning process.

Regards - Sriharsha 

Preview 01:10

In this video, we will quickly understand the 3 - songs covered in the course. 

Preview 00:31

A quick video to understand the topics that are covered in Section - 1

Preview 00:46

Here we will understand some of the key pointers that eases the learning process of the forthcoming topics.

Roja Janeman - Introduction
01:36

In this Lecture, we will learn the Arohanam & Avarohanam (Scale of the Raga) of Kapi Raga on which the song Roja Janeman is predominantly composed. 

Aarohanam & Avarohanam of Kaapi Raga
01:58

This is very important topic for Carnatic Flute Learners. This lecture will cover the fingering chart/technique of all the Swaras/Notations that come in Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave

Fingering Chart - Swaras of Roja Janeman (Only for Carnatic Flute Learners!)
05:35

Part - 1 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave. This lecture highlights the tutorial/decoding of the swaras of first few lines of the song. 

Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 1
11:21

Part - 2 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave. This lecture highlights the tutorial/decoding of the swaras of 2nd Half of the song. 

Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 2
06:54

Part - 3 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave. This lecture highlights the tutorial/decoding of the swaras of last few lines of the song. 

Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 3
08:01

This Lecture quickly highlights instructions for practising Roja Janeman for Tamil Lyrics Step by Step. 

Instructions to practice the song in Tamil Lyrics (Only Tamil Audience)
01:06

In this video, the student will get to hear the full song 'Roja Janeman/Kaadhal Rojave' without any gaps or intervals and the student can use this as reference for further practicing. 

Preview 04:15

A quick video with a conclusion note and a quick assignment! 

Roja Janeman - Conclusion & Assignment
00:35
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Learn Dil Hai Chota Sa/Chinna Chinna Aase - Step by Step
10 Lectures 35:45

In this video, we will quickly understand the topics that are covered to completely learn this song systematically. 

Preview 00:37

Here we will understand some of the key pointers that eases the learning process of the forthcoming topics.

Dil Hai Chota Sa - Introduction
01:05

In this Lecture, we will learn the Arohanam & Avarohanam (Scale of the Raga) of Harikambodhi/Harikamboji Raga on which the song Dil Hai Chota Sa/Chinna Chinna Aase is predominantly composed. 

Aarohanam & Avarohanam of Harikamboji Raga
02:36

This is very important topic for Carnatic Flute Learners. This lecture will cover the fingering chart/technique of all the Swaras/Notations that come in Dil Hai Chota Sa/Chinna Chinna Aase

Fingering Chart - Swaras of Dil Hai Chota Sa (Only for Carnatic Flute Learners!)
04:00

Part - 1 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Dil Hai Chota Sa. This lecture highlights the tutorial/decoding of the swaras of first few lines of the song. 

Dil Hai Chota Sa - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 1
08:31

Part - 2 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Dil Hai Chota Sa/Chinna Chinna Aase. This lecture highlights the tutorial/decoding of the swaras of 2nd Half of the song. 

Dil Hai Chota Sa - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 2
06:47

Part - 3 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Dil Hai Chota Sa/Chinna Chinna Aase. This lecture highlights the tutorial of last few lines of the song. 

Dil Hai Chota Sa - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 3
06:11

A quick note how to practice and learn the song 'Dil Hai Chota Sa' as per Tamil Lyrics. (This topic is exclusive for Tamil Speaking Audience)

Instructions to practice the song in Tamil Lyrics (Limited to Tamil Audience)
01:06

In this video, the student will get to hear the full song 'Dil Hai Chota Sa/Chinna Chinna Aase' without any gaps or intervals and the student can use this as reference for further practicing. 

Preview 04:16

A quick assignment to check student's progress 

Dil Hai Chota Sa - Conclusion & Assignment
00:36
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Learn Vellai Pookal - Step by Step
9 Lectures 35:42

In this lecture we will understand the important topics that needs to be covered for understanding the 3rd beautiful song 'Vellai Pookal - Step by Step' 

Preview 00:42

In this lecture, we shall understand some of the key pointers for better understanding of the tutorial. 

Vellai Pookal - Introduction
01:14

In this Lecture, we will learn the Arohanam & Avarohanam (Scale of the Raga) of Hamsadhwani Raga on which the song Vellai Pookal is predominantly composed. 

Aarohanam & Avarohanam of Hamsadhwani Raga
01:59

This is very important topic for Carnatic Flute Learners. This lecture will cover the fingering chart of all the Swaras/Notations that come in Vellai Pookal 

Fingering Chart - Swaras of Vellai Pookal - (Only for Carnatic Flute learners!)
03:02

Part - 1 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Vellai Pookal. This lecture highlights the tutorial/decoding of the swaras of first few lines of the song. 

Vellai Pookal - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 1
07:51

Part - 2 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Vellai Pookal. This lecture highlights the tutorial/decoding of the swaras of 2nd Half of the song. 

Vellai Pookal - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 2
07:46

Part - 3 of 'Step by Step' tutorial of the song Vellai Pookal. This lecture highlights the tutorial of last few lines of the song. 

Vellai Pookal - Step by Step Tutorial - Part 3
06:46

In this video, the student will get to hear the full song 'Vellai Pookal' without any gaps or intervals and the student can use this as reference for further practicing. 

Preview 04:46

In this final lecture, we will have a quick assignment and also Course conclusion 

Vellai Pookal - Assignment and Course Conclusion
01:36
About the Instructor
Sriharsha Ramkumar
5.0 Average rating
159 Reviews
420 Students
3 Courses
Performer & South Indian Carnatic Flute Teacher @ Udemy

Performer at the ever fame 'TEDx' event that was held at MSRIT -  Bengaluru in Sep 2016! 

Born in a family of musicians, for me Music is a divine blessing. I'm born and raised in Bangalore, I'm fortunate to have my father Sri. K. S. Ramkumar who himself is a South Indian Carnatic Mridangam (South Indian Percussion) artist. With his continuous guidance, Interest towards South Indian Carnatic Flute developed for me at a tender age of 4 and began my formal training at the age 6 from Vidwan. Sri. Srinivas Murthy. I started performing at the age of 10. I'm an Engineer by profession & Musician by passion.

International Tours:

• Toured USA and completed 4 – Successful Carnatic Classical concerts at the following prestigious venues

1. Hindu Temple of Central Texas; Temple Texas

2. Meenakshi Temple; Houston

3. Houston Durgabari Society

4. Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple, Frisco, Tx

• The Cultural Theatre of 'Mall of Emirates'; Dubai
• JSS Private Auditorium, Alsa-fa organized by UAE Kannada Koota; Dubai

National Tours:
• IIT Delhi: For a multi national conference on Tourism – ICTT
• Pondicherry: For a fund raising event organized by FATA-DEI
• Mumbai: Qualified 4th Round of a reality show 'India's got Talent'

Local Tours:
• Have performed for Bangalore's biggest Cultural festival 'The 52nd Bengaluru Ganesha Uthsava'
• Have performed for several corporate events for companies including Microsoft, Dell, Canon, Airtel, Biocon, BOSCH, KIOCL, Tejas Networks to name a few
• Have performed for 'Bangalore International Wine Festival' at the Palace Grounds
• Have performed at Rotary Club International – Sadhashivnagar for their annual President's meet
• Have performed for numerous Private shows across Bangalore
• Have accompanied for Indian Classical dance – Bharathanatyam for a few concerts
• Have performed at several prestigious temples across Karnataka
• Have performed at RV Engineering College's prestigious fest 8th Mile 2014!
• Have performed 2 times for 'Indian Airforce' Bangalore
• Have been invited as judge and chief guest for several occasions in various colleges.

Recordings:
• Have recorded Flute for a song from the Kannada Movie 'Nam Life Story' (Yet to be released)
• Have released a Carnatic Album called 'Trivenisangama' under the famous record label 'Jhankar Audio' with Brother 'Adarsha Ramkumar' accompanying on Carantic Violin and father 'Sri. K. S Ramkumar' accompanying on Mridangam. The Album was released on a grand Scale at the prestigious 'Gayana Samaja' Auditorium on 10th of November 2012 with more than 500+ audience along with the blessings of our Gurus & Elders.
• Have recorded 2 songs for a US based documentary movie based on Indian Classical Dance

Radio Interviews:
• An interview with Unplugged performance for Radio City 91.1
• Recorded a small jingle for Radio City 91.1 for Independence Day occasion
• Exclusive interview and unplugged performance was aired on the famous Radio Channel 94.3 Radio One for the program “One Bangalore One music" hosted by RJ Rakesh on 16th Oct 2011