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Unformatted text preview: of the ruling elite but Tamil was the language of the majority population. Tamil became associated with the non-elite. 6. In a kriti performance, the performers a) follow a fixed order and number of repetitions of the sections b) have flexibility, and vary their approach to the sections c) improvise on the composition quite freely throughout 7. Put the following sections in the order that they occur in a classical South Indian song __a_____anupallavi __c_____caranam __b____pallavi 8. The mrdangam is a) a chordophone b) a membranophone c) a keyboard instrument d) a pair of cymbals 9. The violin in Karnatak music is typically thought of as (1) a) a foreign instrument, perhaps not entirely appropriate for Indian music b) a new instrument, and so less respected than traditional instruments c) an instrumental thoroughly embraced and integrated in South Indian music...
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- Spring '12
- Carnatic music, Karnatak, Karnatak classical song, Karnatak classical songs