Edexcel GCSE Music - Indian Music Quiz

A quiz on elements and background of Indian Music.

What is considered the most important instrument in Indian Music?
Voice
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What is the first scale degree in Indian music?
Sa
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What is the fifth scale degree in Indian music?
Pa
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What is the name of the scale of notes around which the melody is improvised?
Rag
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What is the name of the rhythmic patterns usually played by the tabla?
Tal
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What is the name of the system of notation in Indian music?
None
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What is a gharana?
The system of master - pupil teaching
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What is the name given to the first beat of a tal?
Sam
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What is the correct order of sections in a piece of Indian classical music?
Alap ---> Jhor ---> Jhalla ---> Gat/Bandish
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I like the tough questions in this quiz - it is a real test of your knowledge!

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