Rag Desh Quiz

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  • Created by: E.H13
  • Created on: 06-06-16 15:25

1. What is the rasa of Rag Desh?

  • Evening, Monsoon season, devotion
  • Evening, Monsoon season, sadness
  • Morning, Monsoon season, devotion
  • Evening, Drought season, devotion
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2. What are the fast, scale-like patterns played on the sitar called?

  • Sam
  • Bol
  • Tan
  • Trills

3. What is the instrumentation in 'Mhara janam maran' by Chiranji Lal Tanwar?

  • Voice, tambura, esraji, sarod, cymbals and tabla
  • Voice, tambura and tabla
  • Voice, sarangi, sarod, pakhawaj, cymbals and tabla
  • Voice, bansuri, sitar, tabla and saranji

4. What are the names of the four sections in a traditional raga performance?

  • Alap, Jhor, Jhalla, Gat/Bandish
  • Introduction, A, B, Coda
  • Alap, Jhanda, Jhalla, Gat/Bandish
  • Jhor, Januar, Vader, Gat/Banishd

5. How is Indian music learnt?

  • The Gharana system
  • Written notation on manuscript paper
  • Improvisation


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