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.
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
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
1) Identify the great hindusthani musician and the type of composition being sung. http://vocaroo.com/i/s1daHj2XuJAV 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
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
1.) In the following sound track from the Ramanataka krithi of Arunachala Kavi, which Ramayana character is thinking thus and about whom? https://soundcloud.com/sukrtam-trust/vocal-2 Answer 1. Lord Rama thinking about Seetha. Rama wonders “who is that at the front on the
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
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 –