Sri Ram Navami Bhajan Recital
When: Saturday, April 09, 2011 Trivia Questions on Carnatic Music and Hindu (Rama-related) MythologyThe Notuswara Sahitya songs such as ShyamaleMeenakshi, Shakti Sahita Ganapathim are composedby Muthuswamy Dikshitar. How can you recognize thisfrom the song’s lyrics? It contains the phrase
Audience Question:Thyagaraja’s compositions are mainly on Lord Rama.Name ONE composition of Thyagaraja that is dedicatedto Lord Shiva
Any of the following
(there mightbe more):
Devadi Deva Sadashiva(raga:sindhu nama kriya)
Kala Samhaara (raga:sourashtram)
Rakshimpave (raga:mayamalava gowla)
Ilalo Pranatharthi (raga:atana)
Nadha Thanum Anisham(raga:chiththaranjani)
Shiva Shiva (raga:kamavardhani aka pantuvarali)Audience Question:What is the last song composed by Thyagaraja?
in ragavaagadeeswariCommon Question:Violin is a western instrument. Who introduced it toIndian Carnatic Music?
(elder brother of Muthuswamy Dikshitar)
Lord Yehudi MenuhinCommon Question:Indian Flag is the Tri-color with Ashoka Chakra in themiddle. US Flag is the stars and stripes. What didRavana have on his flag?
Bow and Arrow
Guns and Bullets
All his ten heads
Name the mothers of Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata andShatrugna
- Lakshmana &Shatrugna