Carnatic Thaalam Robot

Carnatic Thaalam Robot

A feature rich app with hand display to render Thaalam for Carnatic musicians.

Carnatic Thaalam Robot
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Introducing Carnatic Thaalam Robot a feature rich app to put thaalam for you with natural hand gestures as done traditionally.

Designed & developed by a professional musician this app is your thaalam assistant for practice at home recordings teaching classes and even play with in events/concerts if you have no one to put thaalam for you.

It does
- the common thaalas
- Aadi Rupaka (3 beat) and
- Saptha (7) thaalas - (Eka Rupaka Thriputa Matya Jhampa Dhruva & Ata) with pancha (5) jaathis (thrisra chathurasra khanda mishra sankeerna)
- with pancha (5) gathis (nadai)
- including double beat (chaukam) mode
- the Khanda Mishra & even Sankeerna chaapu thaalas

It also features
- alternate styles of Mishra / Sankeerna chaapu
- slow/fast styles of khanda / mishra / sankeerna gathis (a god-send for pallavi rendition)
- a Metronome beats mode
- a wide speed range (10-140 bpm) with fine speed adjustment (+/- 0.1 0.5 1 5 bpm) & precise laya
- speed sensing by tapping screen
- Saved Items List

Featuring an intuitive dual visual display of thaalam cycle with
- animated hand
- total beats/sub-beats
- current position in the thaalaangaas
- decipherable sounds
makes it easy to visualize laghu dhrutha anudhrutha ... beats fingers & usi (flipped palm) & sub-beats for various gathis just like a human.

These features ensure you a perfect sense in thaalam cycle living up to its name as a thaalam robot. It is a perfect "must have" companion for Carnatic musicians teachers & students - instrumentalists percussionists as well as vocalists; from beginners to seasoned musicians. Your practice musical thoughts joy & motivation will improve tremendously with it. This is a "must have" for improving swarakalpana mukthayis varnam/keerthana/pallavi rendition. It can even help you play a concert when you find no one to put thaalam. Percussionists can explore their math skills/patterns/ideas while practicing without depending on anyone for thaalam.

Its features described below come in 3 progressive level upgrades to suit various levels of musicians making it affordable & available for all levels. Most importantly the app's basic level is free & well suited for early stage students to motivate them learn & play with focus.

NOTE At any level you can
- Try & see playable features of higher levels without purchasing (thaalam stops after 4 CYCLES each time - you can try as many times as you want)
- decide & upgrade progressively to higher levels.

Basic Level
Good for Beginners to Intermediate level students

- Adi thaalam Saptha thaalaas in native Jaathis i.e Thrisra Triputa Khanda Ata Mishra Jhampe & the rest in Chathurasra Jaathi
- Chathurasra gathi in 1 or 2 beat modes
- Metronome beats in Chathurasra gathi
- Sensing speed by tapping screen
- Pair Mode - facilitates teacher/student use app for thaalam while in a music session on phone/video call
- Save an Items List with desired thaalam & speed pick from List with single click

Limitations of Basic Level
- Stops after MAXIMUM of 20 CYCLES each time. [Level 1 Upgrade removes this limit]
- Pair Mode stops after MAXIMUM of 4 alternating cycles. [Level 2 Upgrade removes this limit]
- Saved Items List limited to 4 items. [Level 1 Upgrade removes this limit]

Level 1 Upgrade
Useful for Senior level students

- Removes "MAXIMUM 20 CYCLES" limit of Basic level
- Adds 3-beat Rupaka thaalam
- Removes Saved Items List limit of Basic Level

Level 2 Upgrade
Useful for Teachers & Performing level students

- Adds Khanda Mishra & Sankeerna Chaapu thaalas
- Makes all 5 Jaathis available for all Saptha thaalaas
- Adds Chaukam (double beat) mode
- Adds Thrisra Gathi
- Enables continuous Pair Mode

Level 3 Upgrade
Useful for Teachers & Concert level musicians instrumentalists percussionists pallavi experts/learners

- Adds alternate mode of chaapu thaalaas
- Adds Khanda Mishra Sankeerna Gathis in two modes

About this version (1.0.17)

Saved Items List - Prepare & manage [Add, Delete, Rename, Update, Mark *, Unmark *] a list of named items with desired thaalams & speeds. With a single click, you can load a Saved Item's thaalam & speed. This is very useful feature for senior & performing level musicians to save the precise speed finalized during planning / practicing at home which can be just picked precisely right in the concert. Available from Basic level (limits to pick from top 4 items). Level 1 Upgrade removes this limit.

Details and Recent Ratings

Size: 1 MB
Version: 1.0.17 by
Updated: 29 November 2018 (784 days ago)
Installations: more than 10 000
Carnatic Thaalam Robot
5 Stars: 71
4 Stars: 11
3 Stars: 9
2 Stars: 1
1 Star: 7

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