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Oriental Fine Arts Academy of London


International Examination 2004
ru;tNjr Ez;fiyg; guPl;ir 2004
Name
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Index No
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Marks
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Vocal & Instruments


Grade 4 Theory

03 April 2004
Time: 1 Hour 30 Mins

Answer all the questions


vy;yh tpdhf;fSf;Fk; tpil jUf

Q1. Read the following sentences carefully and tick [ ] the boxes that indicate the right
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I.

answers.
fPNo jug;gl;Ls;s thf;fpaq;fisf; ftdkhf thrpj;J rupahd tpilfSf;fhd
ngl;bfspy; [ ] FwpapLf.
In ancient Tamil Music, the terms Pann and Tiram were mentioned to
Mjpahd jkpo; ,irapy; gz;> jpwk; vd;w gjq;fs; Fwpg;git

II.

Mother Raga and Sampoorna Raga / jha; uhfKk; rk;G+u;z uhfKk;.


Janaga Raga and Janya Raga / [df uhfKk; [d;a uhfKk;.
Janya Raga and Audava Raga / [d;a uhfKk; xslt uhfKk;.
Kartha Raga and Shadava Raga / fu;j;jh uhfKk; \lht uhfKk;.

The terms Audava and Shadava respectively mean


xsltk;> \lhtk; vd;fpd;w gjq;fs; KiwNa Fwpg;git

7 & 5
6 & 5
6 & 7
5 & 6
III.

The total number of the Mela Ragas and the text book which mentions the entire numbers
of the Mela Ragas for the first time are
Nks uhfq;fspd; nkhj;j vz;zpf;ifiaAk; ,jd; nkhj;j vz;zpf;iffis
Kjy; Kjypy; Fwpg;gpl;l E}y;

36-Chaturdandi Prakasikai / 36-rJu;jhz;b gpufhrpif.


72-Sangraha Chudamani / 72-rq;fpuf #lhkzp.
36-Sangita Saramrutam / 36-rq;fPj rhuhk;Ujk;.
72-Kadapayati Samkita / 72-fgl[hjp rk;fpij.

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IV.

The fourth Raga of the fifth Chakara is


Ie;jhtJ rf;fuj;jpd; ehd;fhtJ uhfk;

V.

Bana-Bhu / ghz - G+
Bana - Sri / ghz - =
Bana-Pa / ghz - gh
Bana-Ma / ghz - kh

Anagata Eduppu means


mdhfj vLg;G vd;why;

Music and Tala begins at the same time / ghl;Lk; jhsKk; xNu Neuj;jpy;
njhlq;Fjy;
Music begins before the Tala / jhsk; njhlq;F Kd; ghl;L Muk;gpj;jy;
Music begins after the Tala / jhsk; njhlq;fpa gpd; ghl;L Muk;gpj;jy;
Tala begins after the Music / ghl;Lj; njhlq;fpa gpd; jhsk; Muk;gpj;jy;.
4 x 5 = 20 Marks / Gs;spfs;

Q2.
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Answer the questions on the lines provided below.


tpdhf;fSf;fhd tpilfis fPNo jug;gl;Ls;s NfhLfspy; vOJf.
What are the five major Characteristics, that Janaka Ragas should have?
[df uhfq;fspw;F ,Uf;f Ntz;ba Ie;J Kf;fpa jd;ikfs; vit?

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II.

What is ment by Janya Raga? Describe the terms Audava, Shadava and Sampoorna with
examples.
[df uhfk; vd;why; vd;d? xsltk;> \hltk;> rk;G+u;zk; vd;fpd;w gjq;fis
cjhuzq;fNshL tpsf;Ff.
Janya Raga means}_____________________________________________________
[d;a uhfk; vd;why;
Audava Raga means}___________________________________________________
xslt uhfk; vd;why;
Example / cjhuzk;: ___________________________________________________
Shadava Raga means}___________________________________________________
\lht uhfk; vd;why;
Example / cjhuzk;: ___________________________________________________
Sampoorna Raga means}________________________________________________
rk;G+u;z uhfk; vd;why;
Example / cjhuzk;: ___________________________________________________
4 x 5 = 20 Marks / Gs;spfs;

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Q3.

Write down the Arohana and Avarohanas of the following Ragas with their swarastanas
and the serial number of their Janaka Ragas.

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fPo;f;fhZk; uhfq;fspd; MNuhf mtNuhfzq;fis mtw;wpd; ];tu];jhdq;fs;>


mtw;wpd; jha; uhfq;fspd; njhlu; ,yf;fk; vd;gdtw;Wld; vOJf.

I.

Hamsadhvani-Aro / MNuhfzk;: __________________________________________


`k;rj;tdp - Ava / mtNuhfzk;: _________________________________________
Swarastanas / ];tu];jhdq;fs;: __________________________________________

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The serial number of the mother Raga / jha; uhfj;jpd; njhlu; ,yf;fk;: ____________
II.

Kamboji-Aro / MNuhfzk;: ______________________________________________


fhk;Ngh[p- Ava / mtNuhfzk;: ___________________________________________
Swarastanas / ];tu];jhdq;fs;: __________________________________________

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The serial number of the mother Raga / jha; uhfj;jpd; njhlu; ,yf;fk;: ____________
III.

Bilahari-Aro / MNuhfzk;: ______________________________________________


gpyfup- Ava / mtNuhfzk;: ___________________________________________
Swarastanas / ];tu];jhdq;fs;: __________________________________________

___________________________________________________________________
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The serial number of the mother Raga / jha; uhfj;jpd; njhlu; ,yf;fk;: ____________
IV.

Mohanam-Aro / MNuhfzk;: _____________________________________________


Nkhfdk;- Ava / mtNuhfzk;: ____________________________________________
Swarastanas / ];tu];jhdq;fs;: __________________________________________
The serial number of the mother Raga / jha; uhfj;jpd; njhlu; ,yf;fk;: ____________

Q4.
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4 x 5 = 20 Marks / Gs;spfs;
What is meant by Eduppu? Explain its various forms with examples.
vLg;G vd;why; vd;d? ,jdJ ntt;NtW tiffis cjhuzq;fNshL tpsf;Ff.
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Q4.
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What is meant by Eduppu? Explain its various forms with examples.


vLg;G vd;why; vd;d? ,jdJ ntt;NtW tiffis cjhuzq;fNshL tpsf;Ff.
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20 Marks / Gs;spfs;

Q5.
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Outline the Lakshanas of Samanya and Lakshana Geethams.


rhkhd;a> yl;rz fPjq;fspd; yl;rzq;fisf; Fwpg;gpLf.
Samanya Geetham means / rhkhd;a fPjk; vd;why;
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Lakshana Geetham means / yl;rz fPjk; vd;why;
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20 Marks / Gs;spfs;

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