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Beginners' Lesson 2 - JanTai varisai

JanTai varisai are the second lessons, which involve double and triples of a single swara. These should be sung with force and emphasis from the first note to the second: sa sa ri ri ga ga etc.... The use of one plain note followed by a forceful one is a type of gamaka called spuritam. Practice emphasizing the second note and avoid singing both notes in a plain manner. When you have two notes, emphasize the second. When there are triples of notes (s s s) emphasize the second note as well. When you have mastered this, learn to sing the lesson in four speeds, with taaLam. Finally, sing all the notes in akaaram, singing only aaa...

janTai varisai (lesson 2)
raagam: maayamaaLava gowLa
15th mElakartha
aarOhaNam: S R1 G3 M1 P D1 N3 S
avarOhaNam: S N3 D1 P M1 G3 R1 S
taaLam: aadi

  1. listen
    
    s   s   r   r   |   g   g   |   m   m   ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||

  2. listen
    
    s   s   r   r   |   g   g   |   m   m   ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  3. listen
    
    s   s   r   r   |   g   g   |   r   r   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r r g g | m m | g g ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g g m m | p p | m m ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m m p p | d d | p p ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p p d d | n n | d d ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S S n n | d d | n n ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n n d d | p p | d d ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d d p p | m m | p p ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p p m m | g g | m m ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m m g g | r r | g g ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  4. listen
    
    s   s   r - s   |   s   r   |   s   r   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r r g - r | r g | r g ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g g m - g | g m | g m ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m m p - m | m p | m p ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p p d - p | p d | p d ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S S n - S | S n | S n ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n n d - n | n d | n d ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d d p - d | d p | d p ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p p m - p | p m | p m ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m m g - m | m g | m g ||

    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  5. listen
    
    s   s   r   r   |   g - s   |   r   g   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r r g g | m - r | g m ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g g m m | p - g | m p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m m p p | d - m | p d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p p d d | n - p | d n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S S n n | d - S | n d ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n n d d | p - n | d p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d d p p | m - d | p m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p p m m | g - p | m g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m m g g | r - m | g r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  6. listen
    
    s   s   ,   r   |   r   ,   |   g   g   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r r , g | g , | m m ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g g , m | m , | p p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m m , p | p , | d d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p p , d | d , | n n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S S , n | n , | d d ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n n , d | d , | p p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d d , p | p , | m m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p p , m | m , | g g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m m , g | g , | r r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  7. listen
    
    s   ,   s   r   |   ,   r   |   g   g   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r , r g | , g | m m ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g , g m | , m | p p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m , m p | , p | d d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p , p d | , d | n n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S , S n | , n | d d ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n , n d | , d | p p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d , d p | , p | m m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p , p m | , m | g g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m , m g | , g | r r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  8. listen
    
    s   s   s   r   |   r   r   |   g   g   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r r r g | g g | m m ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g g g m | m m | p p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m m m p | p p | d d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p p p d | d d | n n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S S S n | n n | d d ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n n n d | d d | p p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d d d p | p p | m m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p p p m | m m | g g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m m m g | g g | r r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  9. listen
    
    s   ,   r   g   |   , - s   |   r   g   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r , g m | , - r | g m ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g , m p | , - g | m p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m , p d | , - m | p d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p , d n | , - p | d n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S , n d | , - S | n d ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n , d p | , - n | d p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d , p m | , - d | p m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p , m g | , - p | m g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m , g r | , - m | g r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  10. listen
    
    s   r   ,   g   |   , - s   |   r   g   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r g , m | , - r | g m ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g m , p | , - g | m p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m p , d | , - m | p d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p d , n | , - p | d n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S n , d | , - S | n d ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n d , p | , - n | d p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d p , m | , - d | p m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p m , g | , - p | m g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m g , r | , - m | g r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  11. listen
    
    s   ,   r   ,   |   g - s   |   r   g   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r , g , | m - r | g m ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g , m , | p - g | m p ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m , p , | d - m | p d ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p , d , | n - p | d n ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S , n , | d - S | n d ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n , d , | p - n | d p ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d , p , | m - d | p m ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p , m , | g - p | m g ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m , g , | r - m | g r ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

  12. listen
    
    s   s   m   m   |   g   g   |   r   r   ||
    s s r r | g g | m m ||
    r r p p | m m | g g ||
    r r g g | m m | p p ||
    g g d d | p p | m m ||
    g g m m | p p | d d ||
    m m n n | d d | p p ||
    m m p p | d d | n n ||
    p p S S | n n | d d ||
    p p d d | n n | S S ||
    S S p p | d d | n n ||
    S S n n | d d | p p ||
    n n m m | p p | d d ||
    n n d d | p p | m m ||
    d d g g | m m | p p ||
    d d p p | m m | g g ||
    p p r r | g g | m m ||
    p p m m | g g | r r ||
    m m s s | r r | g g ||
    m m g g | r r | s s ||

This lesson in four speeds

First speed - one note per unit listen


   1    |   2    |   3    |   4    |   5    |   6    |   7    |   8    |
s s r r g g m m

Second speed - two notes per unit listen


  ss       rr       gg       mm       pp       dd       nn       SS  

Third speed - four notes per unit listen


 ssrr     ggmm     ppdd     nnSS     SSnn     ddpp     mmgg     rrss 
Fourth speed - eight notes per unit listen


ssrrggmm ppddnnSS SSnnddpp mmggrrss ssrrggmm ppddnnSS SSnnddpp mmggrrss

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Carnatic Lessons
Before you begin
Lesson 1: sarali varisai
Lesson 2: janTai varisai
Lesson 3: daaTu varisai
Lesson 4: mElstaayi varisai
Lesson 5: mandrastaayi varisai
Lesson 6: alankaaram
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updated on 07/19/2011