CBSE Board Class 9 Hindustani Melodic Instrument Syllabus 2023-24 & Music Theory Notes

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Hindustani Melodic Instrument Syllabus Code No. 035 for Class – IX 9th CBSE Board 2023-24


Examination Structure for Assessment (2023-24) Class – IX

Theory: 30 Marks                                                                Total: 100 Marks

Practical: 70 Marks                                                              Time: 02 hours

Time: 15-20 Minutes for each candidate

1. Examiners are requested to ask the questions directly related to the syllabus.

2. Marks should be awarded in accordance with the marking scheme.

Distribution of Marks

Sr.No.Value Points Marks
1.Chalan set to all Ragas06
2.Alankaras set to Ragas and Talas.4Talabaddha Alankars set to all prescribed Ragas and Talas have been deleted04
3.Aaroha, Avroha, pakad, Drut gat with few Todas in each of the following prescribed Raga: 1. Alhaiya Bilawal 2. Yaman 3. Kafi30
4.Identification of prescribed Ragas from the phrases of swaras rendered by the examiners05
5.Recitation of Thekas of prescribed Talas with Dugun 1. Dadra 2. Keharva 3. Ektala 4. Teentala05
  • Teachers will refer to the distribution of Marks while examining the candidate for Practical Examination.

Internal Assessment                                                                      20 Marks

Hindustani Music Melodic Instrument (Code – 035)

Course Structure (2023-24) Class – IX

Theory: 40 periods

Time: 02 hours                                                                               30 Marks

1. Questions to be set with internal choice covering the entire syllabus

No.UnitsNo. of periods (40)Marks (30)
 Unit 1106
1.1Definition of the following: Sangeet, Dhwani, Naad, Shruti, Swar, Saptak, Alankar,Thaat, Jati05 
1.2Definition of the following: Lay, Taal, Matra, Sam, Tali, Khali, Vibhag, Avartan05 
 Unit 2086
2.1Definition of the following: Raag, Aroha, Avroha, Pakad, Vadi, Samvadi,Anuvadi,Vivadi.04 
2.2Definition of the following: Gat, Swarmalika, Lakshan Geet, Khayal04 
 Unit 3046
3.1Notation System of Pt. V.D Paluskar and Pt.V.N. Bhatkhande04   
 Unit 4106
4.1Description of the following Raags:- Alhaiya Bilawal, Yaman, Kafi05 
4.2Description and ability to do Taal- Notation of the following Taals with dugan:-Teentaal, Ektaal, Keharwa, Dadra05 
 Unit 5086
5.1Ability to write notation of compositions in prescribed Raags.08   

Practical-100 Periods 50 Marks

Class – IX

Sr.NoTopicsNo. of periods (100)
1.Six chalans set to all prescribed Raags.10
2.Four Taal – baddha Alankaras set to all prescribed Raags and Taals.15
3.Aaroha, Avaroha, Pakad, Drut Gat with few Todas in the following Ragas: Alhaiya Bilawal, Yaman, Kafi50
4.Identification of prescribed raags from the phrases of swars rendered by the examiner.10
5.Recitation of the Thekas of Dadra, Keharwa, Teentala, Ektala, with Dugun, keeping Tala with hand beats15


Melodic Instrument (Code – 035)

Class IX (2023-24)

 Internal Assessment                                                               20 Marks

1. Project File:                                                                                                             05 Marks

  • Writing in notation the musical compositions of all Ragas prescribed in the syllabus,
  • Identifying the Tala of the musical compositions.
  • Identifying and Interviewing neighbourhood Artists
  • Draw & label any one instrument (melodic).
  • Description and writing the notation of prescribed Talas with Layakaries (Thah,Dugun,Tigun,Chaugun).
  • Knowledge about any one of the percussion artist.

2. Project Work                                                                                                  05 Marks

Suggestive Topics*

Interrelationship of the following:

  • Music and Physics (Sound – Frequency, vibration, pitch, intensity, timbre)
  • Music and Mathematics (Mathematical Calculation of laya)
  • Music and History (Development of Music during the medieval period)
  • Music and Geography (Development of Music in varied cultural zones e.g.songs, instruments in mountainous or hilly areas)
  • Music and languages – Dialects in folk Music

* Students may choose any one of the above topics or any other topic for project in consultation with teacher.

3. Periodic practical Test, restricted to three in an Academic year. 10

Marks Average of best two tests to be taken for final marks submission. Each test will examine a candidate for one Raga from the syllabus, one Folk song or one Dhun and two tala.

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