Harmonium 217

Song: Sita Ram

with Daniel Tucker

A tender hearted "Sita Ram" melody from Jai Uttal's "Kirtan!" double-album. Introduces a beautiful and simple moving bass line beneath a sustained chord.

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Daniel demonstrates the song, and explains what this course will include. (5 min)
watch video 1
An overview of the songsheet's notation. And, tapping out the sargam. (4 min)
watch video 2
Planning the keyboard fingering, playing the melody, and adding drones. (9 min)
watch video 3
Identify the chords, including a moving bass line under a sustained chord. (15 min)
watch video 4
A few tips on the arrangement, practicing, and leading of this song as a kirtan. (7 min)
watch video 5