Maharashtra Music Olympiad Association.

Conducts

Maharashtra Music Olympiad Exam 
&
International Music Olympiad Exam

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Syllabus - Vocal Grade 2

  1. Definition of Thaat and its Characteristics. Names of the Ten Thaats and its Swars. Names of Ragas in each of these Thaats. Song based on Thaat Kalyan. 
  1. Definition of Raag and its Characteristics. Definition of some conceptual features of ragas. Comparison between Thaat and Raag. Song based on Raag Bihag. Song based on Raag Bilawal.
  1. Definition of Geet. Types of Geet – Dhrupad, Dhamaar, Khyla, Thumri, Tappa, Lakshan Geet, Sargam Geet, Chaturanga, Tarana, Trivat, Hori, Kajri, Dadra, Bhajan, Ghazal, Qawwali, Lok Geet, Kirtan. Song/Geet in the form of Bhajan. Song/Geet in the form of Bhajan from a Film.
  1. Introduction to Laya. Main types of Layas. Dadra Taal and Keherva Taal in Thah and Dugun Laya. Alankars in Dadra Taal and Keherva Taal in Thah and Dugun Laya.
  1. Benefits of Practicing Alankars. Some more Alankars.
  1. Importance of singing Alankars in ‘Aakar’. Important points for singing ‘Aakar’ correctly. Learning to sing some Alankars in Aakar.
  1. Introduction and Importance of Harmonium in Indian Music. Description of the Harmonium. Popular Harmonium players.

8.Introduction to Teen Taal. Demonstration of Teen Taal in Thah and Dugun Laya.  Song based on Teen Taal.

  1. Introduction to Raag Yaman. Sargam Geet in Raag Yaman. Song based on Raag Yaman.
  1. Introduction to Taal Rupak. Demonstration of Taal Rupak in Thah and Dugun Laya. Song based on Taal Rupak.
  1. Introduction to Raag Bhoopali. Sargam Geet in Raag Bhoopali. Song based on Raag Bhoopali.
  1. Some important concepts in music – Dhwani, Naad, Shruti, Nyas Swar, Alap, Anuvadi Swar and Vivadi Swar.
  1. The Properties of Naad – Pitch of Naad, Volume of Naad , Quality of Naad.
  1. A Folk song in the form of Qawwali
  1. The good and bad qualities of a singer.