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Courses begin with laying a strong foundation on Hindustani classical that relies heavily on the Saptak & Sargams. Based on this, you’ll have a better understanding of Raags and Taals. A few of the ragas that’ll taught are yaman, bhupali, bageshree, todi and malkauns. A composition in 16 beats or teen tala will be taught on sitar with fixed taan and jhala. Alap which related to instrumental performances and Gamak will be taught. Gamak is the alankar that emphasizes on the raga’s individual characteristic.

How to learn Hindustani Sitar at home?

World renowned sitar masters offer live, 1 on 1 online sitar classes on ipassio. These include disciples of Pandit Ravi Shankar ji, Grammy nominees, and many others. Therefore students get access to such teachers directly from home. These sitar teachers are currently active with live shows and performances. Getting practical wisdom can be possible only through an online format. This eliminates you of the need to travel to local institutions to learn Sitar near you.

Why sitar classes online from ipassio?

If you want to learn Sitar basics or if you want to pursue advanced sitar training, our proficient masters can guide you to the right musical path, here at ipassio. Even for a complete sitar beginner, our courses can be deemed perfect. Since our format enables to learn Sitar online from home, you can conveniently be sitting at home and avail our lessons. Our teachers guide you in tuning sitar, sitting postures, hand positioning along with accurately guiding you in playing Sitar. Also, our teachers can assist you in buying a sitar. The make, price and other details that can be suggested by the teachers. It will help you in confidently making.

Learn Sitar tuning

Sitar tuning depends largely on the school/style of the player. Tuning as per Pandit Ravi Shankar’s style and Vilayat Khan’s style are different. Maihar gharana, to which Ravi Shankar belonged, used Kharaj-pancham sitar that has 7 playable strings, whereas Gandhaar-pancham sitar used by Vilayat Khan has only 6 strings. For every raga, sitar player has to re-tune the instrument. Strings are tuned by tuning pegs and by a bead threaded on each string that can be slid across for fine-tuning.


How much time does it take to learn Sitar?

The time duration for every sitar course has been mentioned on our category page. The duration is proportionate to the curriculum and also the level at which you're learning the sitar in our course.

Is it hard to learn the Sitar?

With our lessons by the best-seasoned professionals on ipassio, learning the sitar will never be difficult. Sign up for our exclusive, 1-on-1 classes where our mentors make sure that you're pursuing your favorite hobby in the best direction.

Can I learn Sitar on my own?

The best way you could learn the sitar is through live lessons, exclusively held for students on ipassio. With premium-quality courses that are carefully curated for students by acclaimed educators, pave your way to learning the sitar in the best possible way, from the comfort of your home or any other surrounding of your choice.

How many hours of practice are needed for learning Sitar?

It is better to start practicing regularly for half an hour to one hour in the initial phase. Later it can be increased slowly to one and a half to two hours.

What is the duration of the classes?

One hour

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