CBSE Class 10 Carnatic Music Vocal Syllabus 2019 2020

CBSE Class 10 Carnatic Music Vocal Syllabus 2019 2020. Download the latest syllabus for 2019 2020 released by CBSE to do your studies as per the latest guidelines issued by CBSE NCERT. The syllabus, weightage of chapters, blue print of question papers and the design of question papers is issued every year for the benefit of students. Access and download syllabus for all subjects here.


Syllabus for Class X

I. Brief knowledge of Raga classification.

II. Brief knowledge of scheme of 72 Melakarta.

III. Knowledge of Ragas Prescribed – Suddha Dhanyasi, Sriranjani, Suddha Saveri, Bhairavi Keeravani, Kambhoji, Ananda Bhairavi.

IV. Detailed knowledge of Kriti with explanation of decorative angas, Varnams – Tana Varnam & Pada Varnam.

V. Rudiments of notation & writings of notations of Varnamas and Geetams.

VI. Life and contribution of the following 20th Century Composers:

a. Kotisvara Iyer

b. Papanasam Sivan

c. Balamurali Krishna

d. G.N. Balasubramaniam

e. Lalgudi Jayaraman


Question format for class X

1. Knowledge of writing notations of varnams & Gitams (compulsory) Short –Long Answer

2. Brief knowledge of Ragas prescribed (compulsory) 

3. Long Answer (Essay) 72 Melakarta Scheme

4. Long Answer (Essay) Classification of Ragas

5. Long Answer (Essay) based on the musical forms prescribed

6. Short answer or short notes based on whole syllabus. Any three Out of the given choice

7. Life and contribution of anyone composer mentioned in topic-VI 

8. 6 MCQ based on all topics 

Note: Question paper should contain at least seven question, out of which candidates are expected to answer five in all. In which questions based on Notation & Raga-lakshanas are compulsory.

All questions carry equal marks.

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