III. Ind Classical Music: Dhrupad: 7. Raga Yaman, Chautal (12 Beats), The Gundecha Brothers Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in III. Ind Classical Music: Dhrupad: 7. Raga Yaman, Chautal (12 Beats), The Gundecha Brothers Deck (12):
1

Raga Yaman is part of what genre?

Dhrupad

2

Which instruments are in the Raga Yaman?

Tambura (string drone) and a Pakhavaj (barrel-drum)

3

Yaman is what kind of raga?

Early evening.

4

What kind of mood does Raga Yaman evoke?

Delicate moods of love.

5

What kind of singers were the most prestigious musicians in the pre-modern court centers of North India?

Dhrupad singers

6

16th century Mughal Emperor Akbar employed which legendary dhrupad singer who is said to have been able to light a fire when he sang Raga Dipak (dipak means illuminating).

Tansen

7

Which language is Raga Yaman sung in?

Hindi

8

What is the name of the horizontal drum that is the premier drum in the Raga Yaman?

Pakjavaj (barrel-drum)

9

Tala cycle of 12 beats is called ________>

Chautal

10

Indian word that means support.

Theka

11

Indian word that means the second and final line of the pre-composed part of the performance.

Antara

12

Indian word that means the first line of the Dhrupad composition.

Sthai