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Copyright 2003 / Oriental Fine Arts Academy of London / Vocal & Instruments Grade 3 / 05 April 2003

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Candidates should not take any Question papers outside the Examination Hall
Oriental Fine Arts Academy of London
International Examination 2003
ru;tNjr Ez; fiyg; guPl;ir 2003
Name
ngau;
Index No
Rl;byf;fk;
Marks
Gs;spfs;
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Vocal & Instruments 05 April 2003
Grade 3 Theory Time: 1 Hour 15 Mins
Part I / gFjp-I
Answer the following questions in the boxes provided below :
fPo;f;fhZk; tpdhf;fSf;fhd tpilfis fPNo jug;gl;Ls;s ngl;bfspy; vOJf:
1. How many basic Swaras are there in Carnatic Music?
fu;ehlf ,irapd; Mjhu ];tuq;fs; vj;jid?
2. Give the names of the basic Swaras.
Mjhu ];tuq;fspd; ngau;fisj; jUf.
3. Write down the names of the Prakruti Swaras.
gpuf;Ujp ];tuq;fspd; ngau;fisj; jUf.
4. What are the names of the Vikruti Swaras?
tpf;Ujp ];tuq;fspd; ngau;fs; vit?
5. Write down the terms used for Ascending and Descending order in Carnatic Music.
fu;ehlf ,irapy; ];tuq;fspd; VWk;> ,wq;Fk; tupirf;F
cgNahfg;gLj;jg;gLk; gjq;fis vOJf.
6. Give the names of the three main Sthayis.
%d;W Kf;fpakhd ];jhapfspd; ngau;fisj; jUf.
6 x 5 = 30 Marks / Gs;spfs;
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Part II / gFjp-II
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Answer the following questions in one word :
fPo;f;fhZk; tpdhf;fSf;F xU nrhy;ypy; tpil jUf:
1. How would you call the Talas that are being used in the Alankaras?
myq;fhuq;fspy; cgNahfg;gLj;jg;gLk; jhsq;fis vt;thW miog;gPu;?
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2. What is the name of the Tala that has an Anudrutam?
mDj;JUjj;jpidAila jhsj;jpd; ngau; vd;d?
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3. |5 |5 O O is the Angas of which Tala?
|5 |5 O O vd;git ve;j jhsj;jpdJ mq;fq;fs;?
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4. S R G R | S R | S R G M || is the first line of which Alankara?
]hpfhp | ]hp | ]hpfk || vd;gJ ve;j myq;fhuj;jpdJ Kjy; tup?
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5. S R G S R S R | G | M, || is the first line of which Alangara?
] hp f ] hp ] hp | f | kh || vd;gJ ve;j myq;fhuj;jpdJ Kjy; tup?
5 x 6 = 30 Marks / Gs;spfs;
Part III / gFjp-III
Give the right answers.
rupahd tpilfisj; jUf.
1. Which Ragas in your syllabus have the following Arohana and Avarohanas?
ckJ ghlj;jpl;lj;jpy; cs;s ve;j uhfq;fs; fPo;f;fhZk; MNuhf mtNuhfq;
fisf; nfhz;lit?
Arohana /MNuhfzk; Avarohana /mtNuhfzk; Raga / uhfk;
A
.
S R 2 G2 P D2 S
] up2 f2 g j2 ];
.
S D2 P G2 R2 S
]; j2 g f2 up2 ]
B
.
S R1 G2 M1 P D1 N2 S
] up1 f2 k g j1 ep2 ];
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S N2 D1 P M1 G2 R1 S
]; ep2 j1 g k1 f1 up1 ]
Copyright 2003 / Oriental Fine Arts Academy of London / Vocal & Instruments Grade 3 / 05 April 2003
2. Write down the Arohana and Avarohanas of the following Ragas? page 3/3
fPo;f;fZk; uhfq;fspd; MNuhfz mtNuhfzq;fis vOJf.
Raga / uhfk; Arohana /MNuhfzk; Avarohana /mtNuhfzk;
A Malahari
kyfup
B Suddha Saveri
Rj;j rhNtup
10 x 2 = 20 Marks / Gs;spfs;
Part IV / gFjp-IV
Read the questions carefully and fill in the blanks with correct answers.
fPo;f;fhZk; tpdhf;fisf; ftdkhf thrpj;J ,ilntspfis rupahd tpilfSld;
epug;Gf.
1. What are meant by Arohana and Avarohana?
MNuhfzk;> mtNuhfzk; vd;why; vd;d?
* Arohana means Swaras go on a _______________ order and in Avarohana
Swaras come down in a ________________ order.
* MNuhfzj;jpy; ];tuq;fs; _______________ NghFk;. mtNuhfzj;jpy;
];tuq;fs; _______________ tUk;.
2. Why Sankarabaranam is considered as a Sampoorna Raga?
rq;fuhguzk; vjw;fhf xU rk;G+u;z uhfkhff; fUjg;gLfpd;wJ?
* Sankarabaranam is a Sampoorna Raga because it has _______________
Swaras.
* rq;fuhguzk; xU rk;G+u;z uhfk; Vndd;why; ,jw;F _______________
];tuq;fs; cz;L.
3. S , ; refers to how many Aksharakalas ?
]h ; vd;gJ vj;jid ml;ru fhyj;jpidf; Fwpf;Fk;?
* S , ; refers to _______________ Aksharakalas.
* ]h ; vd;gJ _______________ ml;ru fhyj;jpidf; Fwpf;Fk;.
4. What is the name of the Goddess, who holds a Veena in her hands ?
jdJ iffspy;; tPizapid Ve;jpAs;s ngz; nja;tj;jpd; ngau; vd;d?
* The name of the Goddess is _______________
* me;jg; ngz; nja;tj;jpd; ngau; _______________
5 x 4 = 20 Marks / Gs;spfs;