Intermediate Mridangam

In this course, students will learn complete Rupaka (6 beats) and Misra chapu (7 beats) thalams. This course also focuses on teaching the students the mathematics involved in Indian Percussion and simple song accompaniment techniques. On completion of this course, students will be able to perform solos or accompany simple songs in Aadhi, Rupakam and Misra Chaapu thalams.

Course Modules

  1. Intermediate Level Theory

    An introduction to important concepts that are mandatory to understand before going into advanced thalams.
  2. Rupaka Thalam - 4 beats

    Rupaka Thalam Chathusra Nadai lessons.
  3. Rupaka Thalam - 3 beats

    Rupaka Thalam Thisra Nadai lessons.
  4. Rupaka Thalam - 5 beats

    Rupaka Thalam Kanta Nadai lessons.
  5. Aadhi and Rupakam - 7 beats

    Misra Nadai lessons in both Aadhi and Rupaka Thalam
  6. Advanced lessons - Aadhi and Rupaka Thalam

    Lessons involving complicated sollu kattu variations and calculations.
  7. Basic Accompaniment Training - Aadhi and Rupaka Thalam

    Lessons on how to accompany for simple carnatic Krithis.
  8. Rupaka Thalam - Mohara and Korvai

    An important part of every thalam that involves pharan sorkals and interesting calculations.
  9. Rupaka Thalam - Interesting Korvais

    Some interesting korvais in Aadhi Thalam involving simple calculations and mathematics.
  10. Arudhis and Muthaippu

    Basic half, one and two aavarthana arudhis and muthaippus in Aadhi and Rupaka thalams.

Course Features

HQ Video Call Classroom with Recording Feature

One to One, High quality classes through an in-built customized video call application that works on the browser without the need to install any external software like skype or facetime. All you need is a Laptop, Chrome/Firefox and a good internet connection. There is also a built-in class recorder which lets users record their lessons and playback later for practise.

Dashboard - Progress Tracking

Every student is provided with a dashboard with features to track practice, performance and course progress. It displays course modules, class feedbacks, improvement tips, next class timings and a lot more information.

Class Schedule / Rescheduler

A calendar that displays the upcoming classes, concerts and other events. A easy drag-drop interface to allow rescheduling of classes to allow maximum flexibility.

Course Gallery

Course Gallery holds the course ebooks, course related videos, notations, informative pictures and various other information that is regularly updated and maintained.

Notes Timeline

Completed classes are updated with class notes, improvement tips, practise notes and feedbacks from Guru that are stored in the form of a timeline for future reference.

Music Theory Blackboard

A music theory Q and A blackboard that is maintained by the Guru to educate the students in music theory.


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