Talam: Lecture 6, Counting Muktayams
Students of dance are often confused with the numerical value of Muktayams/ Theermanams. This lecture goes through some of the simple Shollukattus and their numerical values.
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Talam: Lecture 7, Yatis
In Carnatic music, Yatis are used to guide Rhythmic and musical compositions. The complexity and use of Yatis varies from one tradition to another, creating mathematical shapes and structures in the music and rhythm. We also incorporate Yatis in the choreography of adavus in dance, often choosing...
Talam: Lecture 8, counting while danc...
This lecture will share a simple method of developing rhythmic precision in movement, by revisiting how we remember our choreography.
Talam: Lecture 9, Gati
Gati's are used to bring rhythmic variation within the structure of a talam, by changing the number of syllables per beat.
Gati variations are used in many compositions and are important to understand before learning choreography.