Rag Desh - QUIZ

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1. The sitar's improvisations in the Gat are based on the fixed composition (gat). The tabla's improvisations are based on the tal. The improvisations end with a tihai (a short melody or rhythm played ___ times and ending on the first note [sam]).

  • 6
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
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2. 'Mhara janam maran' is another version of Rag Desh. It is a 'bhajan' =

  • A Hindu devotional song
  • A biblical story
  • A story from Hindu tradition

3. The structure of Gorn and Wertheimer's version of Rag Desh is Alap, ____ 1 and ____ 2

  • Sitar
  • Gat
  • Sarangi
  • Bhajan

4. This version only has two sections. The Alap and the:

  • Bhajan
  • Mhara
  • Gat
  • Jhalla

5. Towards the end of the gat, the tempo:

  • Increases
  • Decreases

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