- 38 Videos
- 2 Quizzes
- 50 Texts
- 4 Audios
The online course “Introduction to Sabad Kirtan” is based on traditional style of Kirtan learning and will cover step by step lessons for beginners in Kirtan. By the end of the course, the student will know the basics of Sabad Kirtan including relation between Gurbani and Rags, fundamentals of vocal singing, rhythm (tal), notation system and learn simran of Satinam Vahiguru and one Sabad in rag.
The course is divided into 12 chapters. Each chapter has text lessons along with audio or video clips followed by quiz and reference material.
The course is designed to match your learning pace. You can go through all the 12 chapters in 12 days or 24 days or 12 weeks.
Bhai Kultar Singh is the Hazuri Ragi of Gurduara Bangla Sahib and Gurduara Sis Ganj Sahib, Delhi, India. His father and grandfather, Bhai Avtar Singh and Bhai Jwala Singh, were greatest Kirtanie of their times. He has been teaching traditional kirtan melodies to students living in North America for several years.
Dr. Manjit Singh is a researcher, educator, practitioner and lover of Gurbani Kirtan. Passionate about the fine musical details contained in the Guru Granth Sahib, he is keen to bring forth their original flavor through original research and collaboration with experts in the field. He is the founder of SikhRI’s Sabad Kirtan-Musical Heritage program. He holds a PhD in Acoustics and Masters in Gurmat Sangit.