(Papers) CISCE : Download Class X Exam Papers-2017 (Indian Music Hindustani)
Indian Music Hindustani :
- Subject : Indian Music Hindustani
- Year : 2017
- Duration : 3 Hour
- Answer five questions in all, choosing two questions from Section A and either three
- questions from Section B (Vocal or Instrumental) or three questions from Section C (Tabla).
- The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in brackets [ ].
Question 1 
Write in complete notation any one of the following:
(a) A Madhya laya Khyal or a Massetkhani Gat in Shaadhav sampoorna jaati Raga with three Alaps and three Taan or Todas set in the composition.
(b) A Bada Khyal in vilambit Ektaal or a Gat in Sampoorna Jaati Raga with two Alaaps set in the composition.
(c) Two Laggis in Kaharawa and one Chakkradhar Tukda in a Tishra Jaati Taal.
(d) Four Kisme in Kaharawa and Four Kisme in Dadra.
Question 2 
Write an essay (not exceeding 200 words) on any one of the following:
(a) Excellence in music is attained only through devotion.
(b) Role of electronic media in promoting music.
(c) Effect of Naad and Kolahal on humans as well as animals and plants.
Question 3 
Name any four Taals you have studied from the syllabus and mention the forms of music in which they are used. Also, giving reasons, state why the particular taal is used for the particular form of music mentioned by you.
Question 4 
(a) Draw a comparison between a Raga from the Shadhava Sampoorna Jati and any one Raga from Sampoorna Jati.
(b) Give an example each of an Uttaranga Raga and a Purvanga Raga. State the main differences between the two Ragas mentioned by you.
Question 5 
Describe briefly, the life, contributions and lineage of any one of the following:
(a) The great Surbahar and Sitar player, Inayat Khan.
(b) The great Surbahar and Sarod player, Allauddin Khan.