Books and Audio Files

SWARIKA series explores various raags for self learning through notations and audio guide files. All SWARIKA books are now also available on Amazon.com. Please use the links below to order your copy of the useful handbook for Hindustani Classical Music today!!!

Swarika - Series for Hindustani Classical examination with Akhil Bhartiya Gandharva Mahavidyala Mandal Syllabus (2006 and 2016 onwards)


Swarika - I - For beginners taking Prarambhik and Praveshika Pratham examination. The book includes the following Raags:

          1. Bhupali
          2. Kafi
          3. Bhimpalasi
          4. Bageshri
          5. Khamaj
          6. Desh
          7. Durga
          8. Yaman

Swarika II - For students taking Praveshika Purna examination. The book includes comprehensive material on the following Raags including notations for Khayal and other compositions in each Raag:

          1. Alhaiya Bilawal
          2. Asavari
          3. Bhairav
          4. Bhairavi
          5. Bihag
          6. Bhupali
          7. Kedar
          8. Tilak Kamod
          9. Vrindavan Sarang
          10. Yaman

Swarika - III - An advanced guide to Hindustani Classical music for students taking Madhyama Pratham examination with ABGMVM, with notations in the following Raags:

          1. Bhupali
          2. Bihag
          3. Bageshri
          4. Deshkar
          5. Hameer
          6. Jounpuri
          7. Kalingda
          8. Malkauns
          9. Patdeep
          10. Tilang
          11. Yaman

Swarika - IV - A complete handbook for advanced students pursuing Madhyama level. This book outlines the entire course work, theory and practical based on latest ABGMVM syllabus. It covers details vilambit and drut khayals for the following raags in bhatkhande notation format. Along with compositions in the raags vilambit khayal, drut khayal, tarana, dhruvpad and dhamars, it also includes 2 bhajans, folk song and patriotic song. The book comes with workbook style sheets for writing aalaps and taans for each composition. It includes the following Detailed Raags(1-6) and non-detail Raags(7 - 12):

          1. Bhimpalasi
          2. Bhairav
          3. Jounpuri
          4. Malkauns
          5. Kedar
          6. Vrindavan Sarang
          7. Chayanat
          8. Goud Sarang
          9. Jaijaivanti
          10. Kamod
          11. Puriya Dhanashree
          12. Shankara

Bhajanika

A book of bhajans for those enthusiasts who want to sing or play devotional songs. All bhajans come with notations for easy understanding and learning.


Audio Files

SWARIKA SERIES - For Hindustani Classical (2016 onwards ABGMVM Syllabus)


SWARIKA I


SWARIKA II

SWARIKA III



SWARIKA IV

SWARIKA SERIES - For 2013 ABGMVM Syllabus (valid 2013 - 2016)

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