The carnatic music reader series introduces a systematic study of carnatic music with the help of western staff notation. The series has been designed with the beginner student in mind so that the he can learn to play the lessons on western instruments like guitar, piano Keyboard Saxophone violin etc with little effort.
The three part series on Kritis contains a selection of 45 compositions on various ragas of different composers presented in western staff notation supported by carnatic letter notation.
The three parts series contains different kritis in different talas.
Book 5 (Krithis 1)
Book 6 (kirthis 2)
Book 7 (kirthis 3)
The carnatic music reader series presents the basic exercises Varnams and Krithis of carnatic music in the universal western staff notation system. The first volume of the series covered the basic exercises for beginners. The second third and fourth volumes covered the Adi Thala and Adi Thala Varnams.
Fifth and sixth volumes covered the Krithis. This book the seventh in the series covers more Krithis of various composers.
Western staff notation system is easy to learn more graphical and gives a complete picture of the music score. Those who are new to the staff notation system are requested to refer the initial volumes of the series where a brief and systematic introduction for the western staff notation system is provided.
I have to thank Shri. M. Easwaran for his continued encouragement in completing this task and Smt. Proprietor CBH publication in showing interest in this project and publishing this series.
I would like to thank to my family members and all friends who had been very appreciative of this Endeavour.
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