University Core Courses (9 credits)
HUC 5001: Principles of Hinduism 3 credits
HUC 5002: Practices of Hinduism 3 credits
HUC 5003: Basic Sanskrit 3 credits
Following credits can be transferred after evaluation of Documents from traditional Sangeet Visharad training (21 credits)
HDM 5502 Praveshika: 2 credits
Pre-matric. Knowledge of ShudhaSwaras, Vadi, Samvadi, Audav-Shadav and one Chhota Khayal
HDM 5502 Praveshika 3 credits
Knowledge of Shudha and VikritSwaras, Alankar, NadSaptak, Mela, Raga, Jati, Alap, Tan and Pakar. Matric Music Knowledge of Alankars of more than four swaras including VikritSwara. Additional Ragas: AlhaiyaBilawal, Kedar, Bihag,Bhairav, Malkauns,Bageshri ,khamaj Tala: Ektal Vilambit, Chautal, Dhamar, Rupak, Dugun of all Tals. Knowledge of systems of Hindustani and Carnatic music; specialities of Nad, Varna, Swaralipi of Vishnu Digambar and Bhatkhandepaddhati. Definitions: Khayal, Dhrupad, Dhamar, Tappa, Thumri, Bhajan, Ghazal, Shruti, Janak and Janya Raga, GrahAnsha, Nyas, Meend, Kana Swara, Poorvang, Uttarang, Sankeerna Ragas, Gat, Tora, Sparsh, Krintan, Mizrab.
HDM 5503 Madhyama I 4 credits
Tuning of Tanpura, Division of 22 Shrutis in seven swaras.Madhya LayaKhayals with improvisations in Jaunpuri, Malkauns, Hamir, Patdeep, Tilang, Deshkar, and Kalingda, Vilambit and DrutKhayals with improvisations in Bhupali, Yaman (Kalyan) Bageshri and Bihag.Tala: Jhumra, Sul, Tilwada and Deepchandi; detailed knowledge of Laya; practical knowledge of Meend, Sut, Ghasit, Murki. Tanas: Saral, Kut, Mishra, Sapat, Zamzama, Gamak, Uthav, Chalan, Nad and Shruti; writing Dugun and Chaugun of Dhrupad and Dhamar; detailed knowledge of Swaralipi of Vishnu Digambar and Bhatkhandepaddhati.
HDM 5504 Madhyama II 6 credits
MadhyamLayaKhayals with improvisations in Chhayanat, Kamod, Gaud Sarang, Jaijaoiwanti, Pooriyadhanashree, Shankara; Vilambit and DrutKhayals with improvisations in AlhaiyaBilawal, Bhairav, Bhimpalasi, BrindavaniSarang and Kedar, appropriate knowledge of Dhvani, Kampan, Andolan; comparison between Hindustani and Karnatak systems of music; Guna and Dosha in a musician. Definition of Alpatva, Bahutva, Avirbhav, Tirobhav, Prabandh, Chaturang and Trivat; Anulom, Vilom, Veend, Zamzama, Chikari, Jhala, Dillibaaj, Poorabbaaj and knowledge of Vyankatamakhis 80 melakartas.
HDM 5505 VisharadI 6 credits
Madhya LayaKhayals with improvisations.Vilambit and DrutKhayals with improvisations in ragas Todi,shudhasarang,multani,yaman,bihag,puriadhanashri,rageshri,jog,shankara knowledge of singing from written Swaralipi; knowledge of Ada Chautal, Adha, Punjabi Dhumali, Chacher and Sul.Dhrupad-Dhamar in Dugun, Tigun, Chaugun and Chhagun.Chhagun and Athgun Tana with Jod, AlapJhala, MaseetkhaniknowGat. Styles of Alap; detailed description of varieties of Tanas; Vidari, Ragalakashan, Jatigayan, Vinyas, Apanyas, Gayaki, Nayaki, Ladant.Writing in Swaralipi (notation); Classification of Ragas; Biographies of ancient musicians.
Fees: $350 for credit transfer evaluation, $2,700 for the three IHU core courses.
Scholarships are available for qualified students.