Secondary School Certificate Examination (IX-X) CARNATIC MUSIC Melodic Instrument 2018-19

CBSE Curriculum for Secondary School Certificate Examination (IX-X) CARNATIC MUSIC Melodic Instrument 2018-19

CARNATIC MUSIC Melodic Instrument – Practical (Code No. 032) (CBSE)
Syllabus for Class – IX
Periods : 405                                                                                    Max. Marks : 75
I.       Introduction of Svara exercises and Sapta Tala alankaras in two speeds.
II.      Learning of 02 Pillari Geetams, 02 Sadharana Geetams/Sanchari Geetams, 01
Svarajati, 02 Adi Tala Varnams in one speed.
III.     Brief   outline   of   Ragas   –   Mayamalavagoula,   Kalyani,   Kharaharapriya, Sankarabharanam, Hamsadhvani, Mohanam & Suddha Dhanyasi.
IV.      Basic techniques and construction of any one of the chosen instrument.
a.       Violin
b.      Veena
c.       Flute
d.      Mandolin
V.       Rendering of any two of the following :
a.      Devotional Song
b.      Folk Song
c.       Patriotic Song
CARNATIC MUSIC Melodic Instrument – Practical (Code No. 032)
CBSE Format for Practical Examination for Class – IX
Max. Marks : 75
I.       Questions based on the rendering of Swara Execises and Sapta Tala alankaras in two speeds.                                                                                        15 marks
II.      Questions based on Gitams, Swarajati and Varnam                               20 marks
III.     Brief explanation of Ragas from the syllabus.                                       15 marks
IV.      Questions based on the chosen instrument.                                          10 marks
V.       Rendering in part or full of the compositions from the topic V.             10 marks
VI.     Reciting the Sahitya or lyric of the compositions learnt.                       05 marks
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I.       Brief history of Carnatic music with special reference to Saint Purandara Dasa, Saint
Tyagaraja, Muthuswamy Dikshitar, Syama Sastry, Swati Tirunal, Annamacharya and Bhadrachala Ramadasa.
II.      Brief lakshanas of the following ragas :
Mayamalavagoula, Kalyani, Sankarabharanam, Hamsadhavani, Mohanam, Kharaharapriya and Suddha Dhanyasi.
III.     Definitions of the following terms :
Sangeetam, Nada, Arohana, Avarohana, Dhatu, Mathu, Sruti, Sthayi, Alankara, Poorvanga, Uttaranga Laya – Vilamba, Madhya, Dhruta, Svara – Suddha & Vikrita, Raga, Tala, Graha – (Sama, Atita, Anagata), Anya Svara.
IV.      Knowledge of Musical Forms :
Svaravalis – Sarali, Jantai, Dattu, Hechchusthayi – Taggu Sthayi, Alankaras,
Geetam and Svarajati.
V.       Ability to describe the following Talas : Adi, Roopakam and Sooladi Sapta Talas
VI.     Notation of Gitams in Rupaka and Triputa Tala.
CARNATIC MUSIC Melodic Instrument – Theory (Code No. 032)
CBSE Format for Examination for Class – IX
Max. Marks : 25
I.       Notation of any one Gitam                                                                    5 marks
II.      Brief lakshanas of any one of the ragas learnt.                                      5 marks
III.     Life and contribution of any one composer from the syllabus                 5 marks
IV.      Brief description of two musical forms from the syllabus                       5 marks
V.       Ability to describe any tala from the syllabus                                        5 marks
VI.     Brief description about the construction of any chosen melodic instrument
5 marks
VII.    Short notes of not less than five technical terms from the syllabus         5 marks
Note : Examiners should set minimum seven questions based on the pattern given
above and the candidates are expected to answer five questions in all.
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1.      Raga classification in General.
2.       Raga lakshanas of Suddha Saveri, Sriranjani, Kambhoji, Abhogi, Nata, Hindolam and Hari Kambhoji.
3.      Writing notations of Adi tala Varna in two speeds and Kirtanas set in Adi and
Rupaka tala.
4.      An outline knowledge of 72 Melakartas.
5.       Detailed knowledge of musical forms Kriti, Kirtana, Jatisvaram and Varnam.
CARNATIC MUSIC Melodic Instrument – Theory (Code No. 032)
Format for the Examination for Class – X
I.       Long answer – Briefly write the Raga classification in general.
II.      Writing the scheme of 72 Melakarta in detail.
Max. Marks : 25
III.     Knowledge of writing detailed description about any one musical forms mentioned
in topic V.
IV.      Writing Ragalakshanas briefly about any one of the Raga mentioned in topic II.
V.       Knowledge of writing notation of Adi Tala Varna or any Kirtana covered in syllabus.
Note : Examiners should set at-least seven questions in total and the students should answer five questions from them, including essay, short answers including Ragalakshana, Musical Forms etc. Topic number II & III are compulsory.
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I.       Four Adi tala Varnam in two speeds.
II.      Six Keertanas in the prescribed ragas – Sriranjani, Suddha Saveri, kambhoji,
Abhogi, Nata, Hindolam and Harikambhoji.
III.     At-least one Jatisvaram and one Svarajati.
IV.      Explanation of the details of the ragas prescribed.
V.       Tuning of the instrument opted for.
VI.     Reciting the Sahitya of the compositions learnt.
CBSE CARNATIC MUSIC Melodic Instrument – Practical (Code No. 032)
Format of the Examination for Class – X
I.Playing any part of the Varnam learnt in two speedsMax. Marks : 75
15 marks
II.Rendering of the Keertanas from the prescribed syllabus18 marks
III.Questions based on jatiswaram and Swarajati learnt10 marks
IV.Explanation of Raga details prescribed10 marks
V.Tuning of Instrument opted for12 marks
VI.Reciting the Sahitya (or) Lyric for the compositions learnt10 marks
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