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HIMACHAL PRADESH BOARD OF SCHOOL EDUCATION

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Syllabus MUSIC (HINDUSTANI VOCAL) for 12th student

15. MUSIC (HINDUSTANI VOCAL)

MARKS 85


One Theory Paper Time : 3 Hours Marks 25

A. THEORY
1. (a) Definition of the following :
Varna, Grama, Murchana, Alankar, Gamaka, Khatka, Murki, Kan,
Laya and Tala.
(b) Classification of Ragas. Time theory of Ragas.
2. (a) Brief history of ancient Hindustani Music with special reference to
Sangeet Ratnakar.

(Brief history of medieval and modern period of Hindustani Music
with special reference of Sangeet Parijata and the works of
Pt. Bhatkhande).
3. Description of the Ragas prescribed for Class XII Practical.
4. To recognise the Ragas from given passages of Swaras.
5. Writing of Notation of prescribed Songs and Talas.
6. Biography of musicians.
1. Ustad Abdul Karim Khan (©USÃÊOE •éOEÈ‹ S§/UË? pÊŸ)
2. Ustad Fayaz Khan (©USÃÊOE »Ò§ÿÊ¡ pÊŸ)
3. Pt. Krishan Rao Shankar (¬. SΧcáÊ /UÊfl ‡Ê¢S§/U)
4. Ustad Bade ghulam Ali Khan (©USÃÊOE ’«??U ªÈ‹Ê? •‹Ë pÊŸ)
5. Tyagaraj (àÿʪ /UÊ¡)
6. Purandan Ghosh (¬È/UãOEŸ ÉÊÙ·)
B. One Practical Paper 60 Marks
PAPER :
1. (a) One Drut Khayal in Bihag, Bhairav, Kedar and Bhimpalasi with
simple elaborations.
(b) One Tarana, one Dhrupada, one Dhamar in any prescribed raga.
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(c) One Thumri or Dadra style Composition in Khamaj or a devotional
song.
(d) One Swarmalika in any Raga.
2. The recitation of Thekas Kehrwa, Dadra, Jhaptaal, Rupak Tilwada and
Dhamar with Dugun, keeping Tala with hand beats.
3. Ability to sing Aroha, Avaroha, Pakad and Simple Swar Vistar with Alap
and Tana in the prescribed Ragas.
4. Ability to recognise the prescribed Ragas from the passages of Swaras
rendered by the Examiner.
HINDUSTANI MUSIC (VOCAL) PRACTICAL
GUIDELINES TO THE EXAMINER FOR EVALUATION OF PRACTICALS
One Practical Paper Marks : 60
TIME DURATION : 20 TO 30 MINUTES PER CANDIDATE :
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS :
1. Examiners are requested to ask the questions directly related to the
syllabus.
2. Marks should be awarded in accordance with the marking scheme
DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS
S. No. Value Points Marks
1. Tunning of Tanpura and questions regarding
Tanpura. 04 + 04 = 8
2. Choice Raga (Vilambit and Drut Khayal) (8 + 4) 12
3. Examiners Choice Drut Khayal 8
4. One Dhrubad or One Dhamar 10
5. Composition in Raga Khamaj 4
6. Identification of Swaras & Ragas 05 + 05 = 10
7. Identification of Tala Played on Tabla 4
8. Reciting the Theka of a Tala with hand beats 4


LIST OF QUESTIONS FOR THE GUIDANCE OF THE EXAMINERS
1. Tuning of Tanpura : The student may be asked to tune the Tanpura.
Some questions to be asked regarding Tanpura (Parts of Tanpura)
2. Choice Raga : The student may be asked to sing a Raga prescribed in
the syllabus of his / her own choice. Choice Raga with Vilambit Khyal &
Drut Khyal with simple Alap & Tanas in Akar Before performing the Raga,
they may be asked to sing Aroha, Avaroha and Pakad of the Raga.
3. Other Drut Khyals : It is examiner's choice, he/she may ask one or two
Drut Khyals with Aroha, Avaroha, Pakad and simple elaboration in
medium and fast tempo.
4. Dhrupad / Dhamar : It is examiner's choice, he/she may ask the student
to sing Dhrupad or Dhamar with Dugun and Chaugun.
5. Tarana : The student may be asked to sing Tarana in any prescribed
Raga with medium and fast tempo.
6. Composition in Raga Khamaj : The student may be asked to sing
composition in Raga Khamaj (in Thumri style or dadra style).
7. Identification of Swaras and Ragas : The students may be asked to
identify the pattern of Swaras and Ragas sung in Akar by the examiner.
8. Identification of Talas : The student should be asked to recognise the
Tala, played on Tabla. The examiner can ask the student to identify more
than one tala.
9. Reciting of Theka : The examiner may ask the student to recite the
theka of any Tala in Thah (barabar) and Dugun with hand beats.
(B) HINDUSTANI (INSTRUMENTAL MELODIC)
One Theory Paper 3 Hours Marks : 25
72 Periods
A. THEORY :
1. (a) Definition of the following :—
Grama, Murchana, Varna, Alankar, Gamaka, Krintan, Zamzama.
(b) Classification of Ragas, Time theory of Ragas.
2. (a) Brief history of Ancient Hindustani Music with special reference to
Sangeet Ratnakar.
(b) Brief history of medieval and Modern period of Hindustani Music with
special reference to Sangeet Parijata and works of Pt. V.N.
Bhatkhande.
(c) Description of the Ragas Prescribed for Class-XII Practical.
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3. Description and construction of instruments opted, alongwith the basic
techniqus of playing.
4. To Recognise the Ragas from given passages of Swaras
5. Writing Notation of compositions (Gat) and Talas.
6. Biographies of Musicians.
(a) Tansen — ÃÊŸ‚?Ÿ–
(b) Ustad Inayat Khan — ©USÔÃÊOE ߟÊÿà pÊŸ–
(c) Ustad Mushtaq Alikhan — ©USÔÃÊOE ?ȇÔÃÊS§ •‹ËpÊ°–
(d) Ustad Alauddin Khan — •‹Ê™§hËŸ pÊ°–
(e) Alladiya Khan — •ÀÔ‹ÊÁhÿÊ pÊ°–
One Practical Paper Marks 60
168 Periods
B. Practical Paper
1. (a) One Razakhani gat in Bhairav, Bihag, Kedar and bhimpalasi with
elaborations (Toda and Jhala) with Sthaya and Antara.
(b) Two Masitkhani compositions (gats) in a prescribed Raga with
elaborations.
(c) One composition in Khamaj in Thumri style or Dhun.
(d) Ability to produce Meend in any prescribed Raga of minimum two
swaras.
(e) One comosition in Ektala and one in Jhaptala.
2. Ability to play Aroha, Abaroha, Pakad, Simple Swara-Vistars with Alap
and Toda in the prescribed Ragas.
3. Ability to recite Thekas of Jhaptal, Rupak, Tilwada and Dhamar with
Dugun, Keeping tala with hand beats.
4. Ability to recognise the prescribed Ragas from passages of Swaras sung
or played by the examiner.
5. To recognize the Swaras.
HINDUSTANI MUSIC (INSTRUMENTAL) MELODIC PRACTICAL
GUIDELINES TO THE EXAMINER FOR EVALUATION OF PRACTICALS
One Practical Paper Marks : 60
Time Duration : 20 to 30 minutes for each candidate.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS :
1. Examiners are requested to ask the questions directly related to the
syllabus.
2. Marks should be awarded in accordance with the marking scheme.


DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS :
SL. No. Value Points Marks
1. Tuning of Instrument and questions regarding 8
instrument 4 + 4
2. Choice Raga (Masit Khani Gat & Razakhani) (8 + 4) 12
3. Razakhani Gat with Toda & Jhala of Examiners choice. 4
4. To play Swara-vistar in a Raga of examiners choice. 8
5. Meend of Swaras 05
6. Composition of Raga Khamaj 05
7. Identifying of the Swaras and Raga 10
8. Identification of Tala played on Tabla 4
9. Reciting the Theka of a Tala with hand beats. 4


GUIDELINES FOR THE EXAMINERS
1. Tuning of Instrument : The student should be asked to tune his/her
instrument. Some questions to be asked regarding instruments (Parts of
the instrument).
2. Choice Raga : The student should be aksed to play a Raga of his/her
own choice prescribed in the syllabus. Choice Raga-Masit Khani Gat and
Raza Khani Gat with alap, Toda and Jhala, Before Performing the Raga,
the student may be asked to play aroha, Abaroha and Pakad of the Raga.
3. Raza Khani Gat : It is examiner's choice, he/she may ask the student to
play any Masit-Khani Gat on his/her instrument with Alap and Tan, Toda
in Chaugun.
4. Swara Vistar : The examiner may aks the student to play swar vistar in a
Raga of examiner's choice.
5. Meend of Swaras : The student may be asked to play a few simple
Alaps using Meend on instrument (Meend upto two swaras)
6. Composition in Khamaj : The student may be asked to play composition
in Raga Khamaj on instrument.
7. Identify the Raga from the passages of Swaras played by the examiners
(Rag Pehchan)
8. Identification of Tala : The student may be asked to identify the Tala
played on Tabla. The examiner can ask the student to identify more than
one Tala.
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9. Reciting of Theka : The examiner may ask the student to recite the
Theka (of examiner's choice of any of Thah, Barabar) Dugun and
chaugun with hand beats.
10. Simple question about Raga. The examiner may ask simple question
about any prescribed Raga i.e. Jati, Vadi, Samavadi, thata, Time of
singing, Varjit swaras etc.
(C) HINDUSTANI (INSTRUMENTAL PERCUSSION)
(TABLA OR PAKHAWAJ)
One Theory Paper Marks : 25 3 Hours

72 Periods
A. THEORY
1. (a) Definition of the following terms.
Verna, Alankar, (Gamaka, Krintan, zamzama) Zarab, Kala, Kriya
Anga, Peshkar, Chakkardar, (Classification of ragas. Time Theory of
Ragas) and Rela & Paran.
(b) Comparative study of samantar Talas
(a) Chautal Ektal
(b) Jhaptal-Sul Tal
(c) Dhamar-Chautal
(c) Classification of Jatis of different patterns
(d) Classification of Layakari.
2. (a) Brief history of Ancient Hindustani Music with special reference to
sangeet Ratnakara.
(b) Brief history of medieval and modern period of Hindustani Music with
special reference to sangeet Parijat and the works of Pt. V. N.
Bhatkhande.
3. Description of talas prescribed for Class XII practical.
4. Writing Notation of the prescribed talas.
5. Recognition of talas from given portion of the Thekas.


One Practical Paper Marks 60 168 Periods
B. PRACTICAL ACTIVITIES
1. Playing the thakas of Jhaptal and Rupak or sool tala and chautal Tala on
Tabla with simple elaborations.
2. 2 Peshkaras 2 Qayadas, 2 Tukras and a few gats in Tental, Ektal and
Jhaptal or chautal and Dhamar.
3. Playing the Thekas of rupak, Tilwara in Chautaal and dhamar with dugun
and chaugun, with Mukhda and Tihai.
4. Recitation of the prescribed talas with dugun and chaugun keeping tala
with hand beats.
5. A few simple laggis is Dadra tala or Chautal on Pakhawaj.
6. Knowledge of tuning of the instrument.
HINDUSTANI MUSIC (INSTRUMENTAL PERCUSSION PRACTICAL
GUIDELINES TO THE EXAMINERS FOR EVALUATION OF PRACTICALS.
One Practical Paper 60 Marks
Time Duration : 20 to 30 minutes each candidate
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS :
1. Examiners are requested to ask questions directly related to the syllabus.
2. Marks should be given in accordance with the marking scheme.
DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS :
SL. NO. Value Points Marks
1. Tuning of Instrument and questions regarding 18
instrument
2. Choice Tala 18
3. Tala of Examiner's Choice 8
4. Tala in Dugun, Chaugun with Mukhda & Tihai 8
5. Reciting of Tala with hand beats 8
60
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LIST OF QUESTIONS FOR THE GUIDANCE OF THE EXAMINER
1. Tuning of Instrument : The students should be asked to tune the
instrument. Some questions should be asked regarding instruments.
2. Choice Tala : The student should be asked to play the Tala of his/her
own choice (Prescribed in the syllabus) with elaborations, Peshkar,
Quayada, gat, Tukra and Tihai.
3. Tala of Examiner's Choice : The student should be asked to play the
tala of examiner's choice with elaborations (Teen Tala/Jhap Tala/Ek
Tala/Roopak Tala)
4. Tala in Dugun Chaugan with Mukhda and Tihai : (Examiner's choice
the examiner may ask to play any (Roopak/Tilwara/Chautala/Dhamar
Tala)
5. To recite the Tala with hand beats : The student should be asked recite
the theka of Tala in Thah, (Barabar) Dugun and Chaugum hand boats.
The examiner may ask the student to play more than tala.
6. Laggi in Dadra Tal : The student should be asked to play accompaning a
song set to Dadra Tala sung by the examiner.
7. Questions regarding Laya & Tala : Some questions should be asked
regarding Laya (Vilambit Madhya and Drut Laya) and Tala (Roopak,
Jhaptal, Ektal, etc.)

BOOKS RECOMMENDED :
Any book confirming to the Syllabus.


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