MusIQ 8

Question 1 : Identify the Veteran Nadaswaram Vidwan in the picture given below. Answer : Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr. Sheikh Chinna Moulana Saheb. Dr. Sheikh Chinna Moulana saheb Popularly known as Sheikh was a leading exponent of Nadaswaram in Carnatic music.

MusIQ 7

Question 1) Connect the images to find a musical concept. Answer – Bhuta Sankhya of the melakarta scheme. The 72 melakartas were divided into 12 chakras with 6 melakartas each. Each chakra had to be given a name. This was

MusIQ 6

1) Timiri and Baari are types of which instrument? Answer : Nadaswaram Timiri is smaller and much older when compared to baari which is bigger in size. The timiri naayanam had a higher pitch (3 to 5 kattai), and is

MusIQ 5

1) Identify the great hindusthani musician and the type of composition being sung. Answer : This great maestro is Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan Saheb. Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan Saheb hailed from a family of musicians who followed the

MusIQ 4

1.) Which royal composer authored the book titled, “Muhana prasa antyaprasa vyavastha”(prosody in music) Answer : Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Muhana Prasa Antyaprasa Vyavastha is a small treatise that deals with Shabdalankaras in musical compositions. The rules regarding the first syllable/second

MusIQ 3

1.) In the following sound track from the Ramanataka krithi of Arunachala Kavi, which Ramayana character is thinking thus and about whom? Answer 1. Lord Rama thinking about Seetha. Rama wonders “who is that at the front on the

MusIQ 2

1.) Connect the picture(s) below to find the name of a legendary hindustani musician, who discovered the raga “GANGESHWARI”  Answer : “Bharat Ratna” Pandit Ravi Shankar  Raga Gangeshwari is a janya of ragam charukeshi (Rishabha Varjam). SGMPDNS SNDPMGS. This scale

MusIQ 1

1.) Who was the first “Female” Recipient of the Sangita Kalanidhi Award?  Answer : Bharat Ratna Smt. MS. Subbulakshmi  Being the birth centenary year of Smt.MS.Subbulakshmi, this is a small tribute to the Nightingale of Carnatic Music. 2.) Jumble –