Melody player options / Settings

Generic options

Use Virtual keyboard : A Virtual keyboard will appear whenever you click in the Excel table. It is a way to write melody using mouse.

Tempo : Enter Tempo in BPM [ Beats per minute ] before playing melody.

Repititions : Enter number you want to repeat your melody. Keep this parameter minimum if your computer has low configuration

Langauge Options : DevNagari, English and Western. You can visualize melody in Devnagari [ Hindi], English [ S1 R2 g1 etc ] and in western format [ C#, D D#2 etc ]

Taal for Bhatkhande Lipi : Above each melody there is a button "Bhatkhande". Before clikcking on this button, you need to provide which Taal has to be applied for Melody. Bhatkhande is supported only for Devnagari

Notations options

These options are available for Swara notations

Scale Type : Equitempered Scale and Just Intonation scale.

Scale : You can select scale from Lower black 1 [ C#0 ] to Upper white 7 [ C2 ]

Intruments : Five instruments are available for melody playback : Piano, Sitar, Violin, Flute and Tabla Tarang

Rythm for melody

you can ad predefined rythm [ Taal ] for melody playback.

Add Theka Sound : Select Taal to be applied while playback. Taals are available from Dadra [ 6 Beats ] to Teentaal [ 16 Beats ]

Play theka on : You can control tempo of selected Theka with respect to main tempo

Tabla scale

Scale : You can select scale for Tabla from Lower black 1 [ C#0 ] to Upper white 7 [ C2 ]

Options above each Melody

Excel : when you click on this button, you will get excel table, where each cell of table is each beat, you can enter your notations beatwise in this excel

Script : When you click on this button, you will get script of melody which you can edit if you face issue in excel table

Devnagari : When you click on this button, your melody will be displayed in table format in Devnagari. You can play content of each cell by clicking on it

Play : When you click on this button, your melody will start playing with options you have set in right hand panel. Also you can play specific row of melody by selecting check box available in front of each row

Bhatkhande : When you click on this button, your melody will be converted in Bhatkhande Lipi based on Taal you have selected in settings panel. Only Devnagari is supported for Bhatkhande Lipi

Export MIDI : You can export your swara notations in MIDI format