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2. The instruments used in Gorn and Wertheimer's version of Rag Desh are quite different to the original. They use a ________: a bamboo flute with holes instead of keys.

  • Bansuri
  • Sarangi
  • Tabla
  • Esraj

3. The Jhalla is the final section, much faster than the previous two. The music becomes more virtuosic and _________.

  • Rhythmic
  • Decorative
  • Improvised
  • Ornamentive

4. The Sitar is a stringed instrument with a very long neck. It has 7 main strings which are used to play the melody. There are also 12 _______ strings. These aren't plucked but resonate to create a shimmering sound.

  • Longer
  • Ornamental
  • Sympathetic
  • Thicker

5. The strings of the sitar are _______ in the jhalla to create "rhythmic excitement".

  • Bent
  • Strummed
  • Plucked


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