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Young Drummer

Tamil Folk Music

Nathaswaram, Veena, Violin, Flute, Harmonium and keyboard grade exams are designed to evaluate a student's proficiency in playing the instrument, including technical skills, musical interpretation, and knowledge of music theory.

Grade - 1

PRACTICAL

  • Kummi chantham like –“ Thana Thannai Thana Thannai”

  • Oyil kummi chantham

  • Field work song and music

  • Kummi – songs 2

  • Field work song – 2

THEORY

  • Introduction to Tamil Folk Music

  • Regional identities

  • Notation of the line (chantham)

  • Form of sounds (solkattu)

  • Pinpattu (chorus) and it varieties.

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