Syllabus of Music- Foundation Course Vocal/Tabla/Dance

New Course applied from 2076.

Music ( Classical Tabala/ Vocal/Instrument/Dance )

1st year

S.N. Paper Code Subject Nature Full marks Pass marks Teaching

Hours

1. 1 English Theory 100 35 150
2. I Mus311 Classical Vocal / Instrument Practical 100 40 150
3. II Mus312 Classical Tabala Practical 100 40 150
4. III Mus313 Nepali Traditional and Folk Music Practical 50 20 75
5. IV Mus314 Nepali Traditional and Folk Music Theory 50 17 75
5. V Mus315  Classical Dance/Instrument/Vocal Practical 100 40 150
6. VI Mus316 Fundamental Theory of Music Theory 100 35 150
      Total   600    

 

Note: For the entire subjects the concerning teacher will arrange lecture hour according to his/her teaching convenience. The students under 80% attendance are not allowed to attend practical examinations. The marks of Practical Paper will be divided as 70% to External Examiner , 30% ( 10 marks for attendance, 5 marks for Discipline and 15 marks for assignments- Practical Test/ Viva/ Submission )   to  Concerned Class Teacher.

Classical Vocal/Instrumental

Practical

 

  Mus311                                                                                                                                Paper: I

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

1.              Practice of 20 different Alankars in Dadra, Kaharawa and Trital.                                 30
2.              Capacity of identifying following ragas by listening to their notes:                              10

Yaman, Bhupali and Alhaiya Bilawal.

3.              Study of  any two following ragas as choice with the ability to render Alapas and Taans covering Madhya and  Drut Khyalas / Masitkhani and Razakhani Gats:                       80

a.            Bhupali

b.                      Yaman

c.                      Alhaiya Bilawal

4.              Sargam Geet or Lakshana Geet / Gats in remaining Raga.                                            10
6.              Study of one light music/song :.

Bhajan/Patriotic song, or any contemporary song.                                                          5

7.              Practice of solo performance for at least 15 minutes.                                                    15

 

Classical Tabala Practical

  Mus312                                                                                                                              Paper: II

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

1.      Practice of Das Varna with proper sound production.                                             30
2.      Knowledge of  several rhythmic composition as-                                                    60

Teental- 2 kayada with 8 palta, 4 Tukda, 3 Chakkardar, 4 Tihai and 4 Mukhada.

(All should be started with UTHAN).

3.      Rhythmic fraction (LAYAKARI) Teental should  be clapped and spoken in Single and double.                                                                                                                      10
4.      Playing Theka and  variations each of the following rhythmic cycles (tala).          10

Tintala, Jhaptala, Rupak, Ek, Dhumali, Sultala.

5.      Knowledge of musical notes: – tuning of musical Instruments (Tabla) before performing.                                                                                                                 5
6.      All the composition of syllabus should be clapped and spoken.                              10

7.      Recognition of sound spoken by the examiner and ability to play them.                   5

8.      Tihai – Knowledge to make different Tihai in Tintala.                                              5

9.      Practice of solo playing for 15 minutes .                                                                   15

 

Nepali Traditional and Folk Music

Practical

Mus313                                                                                                                                     Paper: III

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Lect. Hrs: 75

1. 1.   The candidate will be expected to perform following 10 folk songs/tunes.                         55

a.       Mangal Geet (Dasavatar)

b.      Malshree

c.       Jhyaure ( Thado/Terso)

d.      Chudka (Kauda/Roila)

e.       Asare

f.       Fagu

g.      Sebru

h.      Tamang selo

i.        Bethi

j.        Vailo

1. 2.      Knowledge of recognize songs/ tunes types given by the examiner.                          5
3. 3.      To describe songs from candidate’s own ethnic groups .                                            5
4. 4.      To describe the instruments, customs that commonly used in traditional music.       5
5. 5.      Knowledge of  Jhyaure and Khyali Tala.                                                                    5

 

Nepali Traditional and Folk Music

Theory

Mus314                                                                                                                                Paper: IV

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Lecture Hours : 75

1.                Folk Music – Introduction and Features.                                                             2
2.                Ancient Nepalese Architecture, Sculpture and Paintings with special reference to Folk Music.                                                                                                     5
3.                Definition of various terminology:-                                                                   10

Boli,               Charan, Vaka, Thego, Tuppa ra Feda, Rahani, Laya Jhikne ra Choppne, Gaine, Badi, Madale, Maruni, Pursunge.

4.                Brief description of different Folk songs/ tunes :                                              50

a.       Mangal Geet (Dasavatar)

b.      Malshree

c.       Jhyaure ( Thado/Terso)

d.      Chudka (Kauda/Roila)

e.       Maithili

f.       Fagu

g.      Sebru

h.      Tamang selo

i.        Bethi

j.        Vailo

5.                Classification and brief description of different folk instruments :                     5

Madal, Murchunga, Damaha, Dhime, Byusya, Chusya, Ghanta, Tungana, Shanka, Damaru, Damfu, Murali, tinchu, Gyaling, Baye, Sarangi, Dhime.

6.                Brief introduction of folk talas used in different songs/tunes :                            3

a.    Jhyaure

b.    Khyali

 

 Optional Classical  Dance 

Practical 

  Mus315                                                                                                                               Paper: V

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

  1. Katthak Dance including followings in Trital. 80
   
1.                        Tatkar,  Hasta Sanchalan/Movements Stuti/ Sloka   That/ Salami Toda  Sadharan    Tukda/Toda    Chakradar tukda/toda  Sadharan   Paran  Charadhar  Paran
2.                Parmeelu/Preemeelu  Chakar ko Toda/tukda  Tihai.
3. 2.      Traditional and Folk Dance  :                                                                                               20

 

a.       Basic  Foot & Hand Movements.
b.      Jhyaure Dance.
c.       Khyali  Dance.
  1. Basic knowledge and practice of Charya Nritya. 50

         

a.       Basic Pada-chalan and Hasta  Sanchalan.
b.      Sodasha  Lashye Nritya with Taal and Raga.
c.       Manjushree  Nritya with Taal and Raga.
d.      Padhant  of  songs.

*Students should perform at least 20 minutes of Katthak , folk and charya dance

collectively.

Optional Vocal/Instrument

Mus 315                                                                                                                            Paper: V

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

1.   Practice of 20 different Alankars in Dadra, Kaharawa and Tritala.                                 20
2.    Knowledge and practice of 10 Alankar based on Bilawal and Kalyan Thaat.                10
3.   Study of  following ragas as choice with the ability to render Alapas and Taans covering Madhya and Drut Khyalas / Masitkhani and Rajakhani Gats:                                        60

a.       Brindawani Sarang

b.      Yaman

c.       Durga

4.   Sargam Geet or Lakshana Geet / Gats in remaining Ragas.                                            30

5.   Study of one light music/song e.g. Bhajan, Patriotic song or any contemporary song.  10

6.   Solo performance at least for 15 minutes in one Raga.                                                   20

Fundamental Theory of Music

Theory

  Mus316                                                                                                                              Paper: VI

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

  1. Introduction, definition and conception of music. 5
  2. Brief history and origin of music. 5
  3. Types and classification of music. 5
  4. Developing trend of Classical Music. 5
  5. Introduction of eastern musical notes, 10 Thata. 10
  6. Raga and its components and principles. 5
  7. Classical Dance and its types.
  8. Introduction of Charya Geet/Nritya and developing trends. 10
  9. Knowledge of Tala:   5

Tritala, Jhaptala, Dadra, Kaharawa, Rupak, Jhyaure, Khyali, Cho, Jati.

  1. Classification of Notation System :                                                                           15
  2. Bhatkhande Notation System
  3. Bishnu Digambar Notation System
  4. Western Notation System
  5. Biography of Musical Personalities :                                                                                     10

a    Baddhya Siromani Late  Ganesh Lal Shrestha,   c   Late Pt. Dev Chandra Regmi,

d   Late Atul Prasad Gautam,   e    Late Bashanta Jung Rayamajhi

  1. Knowledge and definition of given terminologies: 50

Music, Sound, Vibration, Shruti, Swara (Shudha/Vikrit), Chal and Achal Swara, Alankar, Naad, Saptak, Mela or Thaat, Raga, Vadi, Samvadi, Anubadi, Vivadi, Barjya, Jaati, Pakad, Meend, Kana Swara, Gat, Toda, Krintan, Gamak , Khatka, Tala, Theka, Laya, Matra, Bibhag, Sam, Khali, Thaha, Bol, Mukhada, Mohara, Awartan, Uthan, Tukda, Kayada, Prastar, Palta, Stuti/ Sloka,  Salami Toda, Preemeelu, Hastamudras, Bol Bata, Chakkardar, Tukda, Gat, Jhala, Tatkar and Tihai.

  1. Concept of Laya and Layakari. 10
  2. Qualities and defeats of musician. 5
  3. Essays on : a. Human and Music   b.  Music as science or art  c.  Nepali Music.

 *Old course will be amended in next session.

Old course before 2076.

2nd year

 

SECOND YEAR
S.N CODE PAPER SUBJECT FULL MARKS PASS MARKS
9.       Mus.C2 2 Compulsory English 100 35
10.  Mus.317 VII    Classical Music Practical – I 100 40
11.       Mus.318 VIII   Classical Music Practical – II 50 20
12. Mus.319 IX Applied Theory 50 17
13. Mus.320 X Folk Music Practical 50 20
14. Mus.321 XI Folk Music Theory 50 17
15. Mus.322 XII Optional Tabla /Vocal Practical 100 40
16.    Mus.323 XIII General Theory 100 35
Total   600

Mus.C2 Bachelor’s 2nd year’s compulsory English will be as per the curriculum developed by Music Subject Committee, TU for the Bachelors level in the faculty in Humanities and social Science.

Note: For the entire music subjects the concerning teacher will arrange lecture hour according to his/her teaching convenience.

 

Classical Music Practical – I

Vocal/Instrumental

Paper: VII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Mus.317                                                                                                                       Lect. Hrs: 150

Knowledge of Ragas and Taals learnt in the Practical Course of 1st Year is compulsory.
Practice of at least ten Alankars in prescribed Taals of first and second year.
Ability to Identify 12 Notes (Suddha and Vikrit).
Knowledge of identifying following ragas by listening to their Notes:

Patdeep, Bihag, Kedar, Bageshree, Bhimpalasi, Jounpuri and Purvi

Intensive study of any two following ragas as chosen by teacher in class with the ability to improvise Alapa, simple bolalap and Taan covering Vilambit and Drut Khyalas / Masitkhani and Razakhani Gats.

1.      Patdeep

2.      Bihag

3.      Kedar

4.      Bageshree

5.      Bhimpalasi

6.      Jounpuri

7.      Purvi

Five Madhya Laya Khayals in any of the above remaining ragas with improvisations.

Knowledge to perform of following Taals with Layakaries 1/2 and 1/4 Layas on hand.

Jhaptal, Rupak and Tivra Taal.

Basic knowledge of playing and tuning Tanpura/Sitar.

 

Classical Music Practical – II

        Vocal/Instrumental

Paper: VIII

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Mus.318                                                                                                                       Lect. Hrs: 75

I. Practice of Alankars in different Taals prescribed in practical paper of 1st and 2nd year.
II. Identification of listened Notes and Singing above alankars in tune.
III. Knowledge of improvising/playing simple Nom -Tom Alaap in different Layakaris.
IV. Study of one Tarana, one Dhrupad and one Dhamar/ Masitkhani and Razakhani Gats, in any following ragas with the ability to improvise Alaps, Tans and Layakaris for Dhrupad and Dhamar is 1/2 and 1/4 Layas.

1.      Khamaj

2.      Desh

3.      Deshkar

4.      Malkauns

     V. Ability to sing/play one light song/music such as :

Bhajan, Patriotic song, Ghazal and any contemporary song in two different taals prescribed in practical course of 1st and 2nd year.

     VI. Knowledge to perform following Taals with Layakaries 1/2 and 1/4 Layas on hand.

Dhamar, Chautaal and Sool Taal

    VII. Elementary knowledge of Playing and Tuning Tanpura.

 

Applied Theory

Paper: IX

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Mus.319                                                                                                                    Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. Definition and explanation of the following Musical terms :

Varieties of Taan/Toda and its definition, Grah, Ansha, Nyas, Meend, Kana Swara, Gat, Sparsh, Mizrab, Saptak, Mela or Thaat, Sthyai, Antara, Abhogi, Sanchari, Jati and Pakad.

      II. Theoretical knowledge of the prescribed Ragas and their comparative study :

1.      Patdeep

2.      Bihag

3.      Kedar

4.      Desh

5.      Bageshree

6.      Bhimpalasi

7.      Jounpuri

8.      Khamaj

9.      Deskar

10.  Malkauns

11.  Purvi

      III. Reading and writing notation (Khayal, Dhrupad and Tarana with Alap Tans) of the prescribed ragas and taals.
IV. Study of the following Talas with Notation and Layakaris of 1/2 and 1/4 Layas:

Dhamar, Jhaptal, Rupak, Tivra, Sool and Choutaal.

       V. Detailed introduction of the fallowing instruments:

Tanpura, Tabla and Sitar.

    VI. Writing an essay on any general topic related to Music.

 

Folk Music

Practical

Paper: X

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Mus.320                                                                                                                  Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. Knowledge of Folk Songs learnt in the Practical Course of 1st Year.
      II. The candidate is expected to perform following folk songs/tunes.

1.      Jhangad

2.      Birahini

3.      Samhala

4.      Teej

5.      Sangini

6.      Salaijo

7.      Bhojpuri

8.      Sorathi  (Chhotital)

9.      Khyali (Paschimeli)

10.  Silu

11.  Byanchuli

12.  Yanimaya

    III. The candidate is expected to perform any one Charya songs/tunes.

1.      Manjushree

2.      Bajrayogini

    IV. Ability to recognize songs/ tunes/Taals types given by the examiner.
      V. Ability to describe the Songs and Taals learnt in the practical course.
    VI. Ability to clap in Sorathi (Lami and Chhoti taal) and some variation of Jhyaure and Khyali.

 

 

Folk music

Theory

Paper: XI

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Mus.321                                                                                                                  Lect. Hrs: 75

I. Historical, Traditional, Folk Music of Nepal ( Ancient to Modern Period )
II. Classification of Folk Music:

Ecological, Social, Economical, Religious, and Morality.

III. Type of Folk Song:

Lok- Lahari, Lokgeet and Lok Gatha

IV. Detailed description of different Folk songs/ tunes :

Jhangad, Birahini, Samhala, Teej, Sangini, Salaijo, Bhojpuri, Sorathi  (Chhotital), Khyali (Paschimeli), Silu, Byanchuli, Yanimaya, Mannjushree or Bajrayogini

V. Ability to read and write eastern (Bhatkhandde) notation of the songs prescribed in this practical paper.
VI. Classification and detailed description of different folk instruments :

Bansuri, Sahanai, Baye, Khaijadi, Damaha, Nagara, Jhyali, Mujura, Tinchhu, Ghanti, Arbaja, Pachhima, Dapakhin.

VII. Introduction of folk talas used in different songs/tunes :

A.      Jhyaure

B.      Khyali

C.      Sorathi ( Lami and Chhoti taal )

D.     Newari Taal in Madal

VIII. Biographies of Nepalese Folk  Musicologists and Musicians:

A) Setu Ram Shrestha B) Mitra Sen Thapa Magar C) Master Ratna Das Prakash D)         Dharma Raj Thapa E) Su. Bi. Shah

F) Jhalak Man Gandharva

                                                  

Tabla

Practical

Paper: XII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Mus.322                                                                                                               Lect. Hrs: 150

        I. Solo performance in any of the following rhythmic cycles (taals):

(i) Teentaal

(ii) Rupak taal

(iii) Jhaptaal

(iv) Ektaal

Solo performance must include the following elements:

Uthan, 2 kyada with 5 paltas, 5 mukhda, 5 tukda, 5 tihai

Other remaining taals must have the following elements:

1 kayda with some variations (paltas), 3 mukhda, 3 tukda, 3 tihai.

      II. Musical meter (Layakari): All the taals studied till now (Dadra, khemta, Rupak, Tebra, Kaharwa, Jhaptaal, Ektaal, Dipchandi, Teentaal, Addha taal should be spoken in single, double with appropriate clapping (taali/khali).
Any 3 taals must be spoken in triple and quadruple with appropriate clapping (taali/khali).
    III. Any 3 mukhda, 3 tihai, 3 tukda must be spoken with appropriate clapping.
    IV. Variations of the following taals:

(i) khemta

(ii) dipchandi

(iii) Addha taal

      V. Ability to play kaharwa and teentaal in fast tempo.

 

General Theory

Paper: XIII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 35

Mus.323                                                                                                                 Lect. Hrs: 150

Study of the following terms:

A.         Music, its Definition and origin.

B.               Theory of Ragas and its Principles.

C.               Thaats and its Principles.

Definitions and explanations of Musical terms such as:

Shadaj-Madhyam Samvad, Shadja-Pancham Samvad, Bol-alap, Bol-tan, Avartan, Alpatwa-Bahutwa, Swar sangati, Rag Samaya, Avirbhav-Tirobhav, Sparsh (Kan) Swor.

Comparative study of the fallowing Notation Systems (Eastern and Western) with the ability to read and write.

A.               Bhat Khande Paddati

B.               Staff Notation System.

C.               Bishnu Digambar Paddati.

Brief study of following Musical terms:

A)  Tappa B) Thumari C) Dadra D) Kajari E) Chaity F) Chaturang.

Introduction and classification of Thatas:

A)     32 Thatas of Pt. Bhatkhande B) 72 Thatas of Pt. Vyankatamukhi.

Definition of Adhwodarsak Swara, Poorvanga, Uttaranga, Sandhiprakash, Permalepraveshak, Ashraya, Janak, Janya, Sankeerna and Suddha Ragas,
Study of Various movements in Music in Nepal :

A.               History of Nepali Music in the period of Shah Dynasty.

B.               Introduction of Popular Gharanas.

C.               Classical Music in contemporary Nepal.

D.               Influence of Western Music in Nepali Music Industries.

Biographies and contributions of the following musicians:

Sangeet Siromani Yagya Raj Sharma, Ustad Nanda Lal Shrestha Mr. T.L. Rana, Amir Khusro, Swami Haridas and MiyanTansen.

 

BFA FOUR YEARS BACHELOR COURSE

CLASSICAL MUSIC

TABLA

 

SECOND YEAR
S.N CODE PAPER SUBJECT FULL MARKS PASS MARKS
17.  Tab.317 XIV     Classical Tabla Practical 100 40
18.       Tab.318 XV     Voc/Inst. Accompaniment 50 20
19. Tab.319 XVI Applied Theory 50 17
20. Tab.320 XVII Folk Rhythmic Instrument Practical 50 20
21. Voc/Inst.321 XVIII Folk Rhythmic Instrument Theory 50 17
22.      Tab.322 XIX Vocal/Instrument Practical 100 40
23.    Tab.323 XX General Theory 100 35
Total   600

Tab.C2 Bachelor’s 2nd year’s compulsory English will be as per the curriculum developed by Tabic Subject Committee, TU for the Bachelors level in the faculty in Humanities and social Science.

Note: For the entire music subjects the concerning teacher will arrange lecture hour according to his/her teaching convenience.

Classical Tabla Practical

Paper: VII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Tab.317                                                                                                                           Lect. Hrs: 150

              I. Solo performance for 20 minutes in any of the following Taal:

(i) Teentaal (ii) Ektaal (iii) Jhaptaal (iv) RupakTaal

Solo Performance must include the following elements:

Uthan, 3 kayda with 15 palta, 1 gat, 1 rela, 4 mukhda, 12 tukda, 4 paran, 8 tihai

Other remaining Taals must have the following elements:

Uthan, 2 kayda with 10 palta, 4 mukhda, 8 tukda, 2 paran, 4 tihai.

            II. Musical Meter (Layakari): All the taals studied till now (Dadra, khemta, Rupak, tebra, kaharwa, basantataal, Rudrataal, jhaptaal, sultaal, ektaal, chautal, Aadachautal, Dhamar, Dipchandi, Teental, AddhaTaal) should be spoken in Single, double, triple and quadruple with appropriate clapping (Taali&khali) of the respective Taals in one cycle.
          III. All the compositions (Uthan, kayda with palta, rela, gat, mukhda, tukda, paran, tihai) of the syllabus should be spoken with appropriate clapping (Taali& Khali).
          IV. Variations of the following Taals-

(i) Dadra

(ii) khemta

(iii) Rupak

(iv) kaharwa

(v) Jhaptaal

(vi) Dipchandi

(vii) AddhaTaal

            V. Knowledge of making different Tukda and Tihai in following taals:

(i) Teentaal (ii) Ektaal (iii) Jhaptaal (iv) RupakTaal

          VI. Knowledge of tuning instrument.

Vocal/Instrument Accompaniment

Paper: VIII

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Mus.318                                                                                                                 Lect. Hrs: 75

Ability to accompany:

– Vocal in vilambit laya and Madhya layaTeentaal.

– Instrument in Vilambit and Madhya layaTeentaal.

Ability to play solo while accompanying vocal/ instrument.
Basic theoretical knowledge about accompaniment and differences in style of accompanying Vocals, instruments and Bhajans/light songs.
Ability to identify the rhythm cycles (taals) by listening to the composition/ bandish as sung or played by the Examiner/ External.
Ability to accompany bhajans or light songs in any of the following taals:

(i) Dadra (ii) kaharwa

Ability to play kaharwa, Ektaal, Teentaal in fast tempo.

 

Applied Theory

Paper: IX

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Tab.319                                                                                                                   Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. Introduction to following Taals:

Khemta, Tebra,Basantataal, Rudrataal, Ektaal, Chautaal, Aada-chautaal, Dhamar, AddhaTaal (also including all the taals from 1st year).

      II. Ability to write single, double, triple and quadruple of all the taals from the syllabus (1st year & 2nd year) in Bhatkhande and BishnuDigamber notation system.
    III. Ability to write kayada, tukda, paran, mukhda and tihai in different taals from the syllabus.
    IV. Introduction to Gat and its types (Dupali, tipali, chaupali).
      V. Mathematical explanation on formation of tihai.
    VI. Ability to write following taals in staff notation.

Khemta, Ektaal, Dhamar, Dipchandi, AddhaTaal.

 

Folk Rhythmic Instrument

Practical

Paper: X

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Tab.320                                                                                                                            Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. Basic knowledge to play the following instruments:

(i)Dhime (ii) Paschima (III) Dapakhin (iv) Madal (v) Dhaa

      II. Ability to accompany in following folk tunes

(i) MangalDhun

(ii) Malshree

(iii) Byanchuli

(iv) Shorathi

    III. Knowledge of following taal:

(i)Prataal (ii) Jatitaal (iii) Chontaal (iv) Palimataal.

    IV. Knowledge of playing Tinchu and Bhusya along with Dha and Dhime.
      V. Ability to speak different compositions of different instruments with appropriate timing.
    VI. Solo performance for 10 minutes in any one instrument under the syllabus.

 

Folk Rhythmic Instrument

Theory

Paper: XI

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Lect. Hrs: 75

Tab.321

        I. General introduction to following folk rhythmic instruments with well labeled diagram:

(i) Madal

(ii) Dhime

(iii) Dhaa

(iv) Paschima

(v) khin

(vi) Bhusya

(vii) Tinchu

      II. Knowledge about Avanaddha and Ghan Badhya.
    III. Religious and traditional knowledge about all the folk rhythmic instruments studied till now.
    IV. Study on system of playing different folk rhythmic instruments in Patan, Bhaktapur, Kirtpur and other places.
      V. Basic knowledge about traditional Dances like Bajrayogini, Manjushree, Kumari, PanchaBuddha, BhairavKali and LakheNaach and different rhythmic instruments with respective rhythms used in those dances.
    VI. Basic knowledge on following instruments:

Sarangi, Murali, Basuri, Murchunga, Tungna, Ektaare, Sahanai, Sankha.

  VII. Detail knowledge on staff notation and ability to compare staff notation with bhatkhande notation system.
VIII. Life history:

(i) Late S. B. Shah

(ii) Late Krishna BhaiMaharjan

(iii) Shree Nhucche ManDangol

(iv) Shree Satya Mohan Joshi

Vocal/Instrument 

Practical

Note: Students of Major subject Tabla/Instrument/Dance should Prepare 100 Marks of practical paper in either vocal or Instrument.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Paper: XII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Voc/Inst.322                                                                                                         Lect. Hrs: 150

Brief knowledge about different Alankars.
Solo performance in any one of the following ragas:

(i) Raga Deshkar (ii) Raga vimpalasi (iii) Raga AlhaiyaBilawal (iv) Raga Ashawari (v) Raga khamaj

Solo performance must include:

For vocal- Aalap, Badakhyaal, chotakhyaal with different taans and tihai and ending with short tarana.

For Sitar- Aalap, Mashitkhani gat (vilambit), Rajakhani gat (Madhya laya) with different taans and tihai and ending with jhala.

For remaining any two ragas:

For vocal, chotakhyaal with different Alap, taans and tihai.

For Sitar, rajakhani gat with different Alap, taans and tihai.

For remaining two ragas:

For vocal/sitar: 2 bandish for each raga with only sthai and antara starting from different beats (5th beat, 7th beat, 9th beat, 12th beat).

Listening Test: Ability to identify the ragas by listening toits notes (including all ragas from 1st year and 2nd year).
Students of Vocal must have basic theoretical knowledge about instruments and students of instruments must have basic theoretical knowledge about Vocal.

General Theory

Paper: XIII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 35

Tab.323                                                                                                                Lect. Hrs: 150

        I. Definitions and descriptions on topics:

Sound (Dhwani), Types of Sound (Dhwani), kampan, andolan, naad, Thah (Single), Dugun (Double), Tigun (Triple), Chaugun (Quadruple), rela, gat, paran, uthan, tihai and its types, chakradar and its types, accompaniment (sangat), solo performance.

      II. Comparison (Similarity and differences) between similar beats of Taals.
    III. General knowledge about Tuning of instrument.
    IV. Detail knowledge on Gharana and its types.
      V. Essay on various topics like:

-Importance of Tabla in music.

-Importance of music in our life.

-Music and Science.

-Music and Politics.

    VI. Detail knowledge on Staff notation.
  VII. Life history:

Late Ganesh Raj Banta

Late Tej Bahadur Shrestha

Late Narayan Prasad Sharma

Late Badhya Siromani Ganesh Lal Shrestha

Pandit Homnath Upadhyaya

Late Pandit Ram Sahaya

Late Anokhe Lal Mishra

Ustad Zakir Hussain

BFA FOUR YEARS BACHELOR COURSE

CLASSICAL DANCE

 

  SECOND YEAR    
S.N CODE PAPER SUBJECT FULL MARKS PASS MARKS
9. Dan.C2 2 Compulsory English 100 35
10. Dan.317 VII Classical Dance Practical  (Kathak or Bharatnatyam) 100 40
11. Dan.318 VIII Applied Theory 50 17
12. Dan.319 IX Charya Dance Practical 100 40
13. Dan.320 X Folk  Dance Practical 50 20
14. Tab/Voc/Inst.321 XI General Theory 100 35
15. ………….Dan.322 XII Vocal/Instrument/Tabla 100 40
Total   600

Dan.C2 Bachelor’s 2nd year’s compulsory English will be as per the curriculum developed by Tabic Subject Committee, TU for the Bachelors level in the faculty in Humanities and social Science.

Note: For the entire Dance subjects the concerning teacher will arrange lecture hour according to his/her teaching convenience.

 

Kathak Dance

 

Practical 

           Paper: VII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

Dan.317

                          Eak Taal
        I.  Practice of Tatkar and Hastasanchalan/ Movements in Thaha, Dwigun, and Chaugun Laya.
      II. Practice of Namaskar Toda – 1, Amad – 1, Sadharan Toda – 2,  Chakradar tukda/toda – 2,  Sadharan  Paran – 2,  Chakradar  Paran – 1, Kavita Toda – 1
                                                              Teen Taal
I. Practic of Namaskar Toda – 1, Paranjudi Amad – 1, Chakradar Parimelu – 1,  Gat Nikas in 3 verities ,  Kavita Toda in Tandav Style – 1
     II. Practice of Tatkar and Hastasanchalan/ Movements in Thaha, Dwigun, Chaugun and Athgun Laya.
    III. Practice of different Six Paltas and Two Tihai.

 

Bharatnatyam

Practical 

 

Paper: VII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

Dan.317

        I. Practice of basic Pad Sanchalan:

a)      Sampad b) Mandal Pad c)  Kuddita Metta Pad d) Ayat Mandal Pad e) Nritya Pad

      II. Practice of Jatisworam.
    III. Practice of Alaripu Nritya.
    IV. Practice of Pushpanjali Nritya.
      V. Practical Exercise of Nava – Rasas.
    VI. Practice of Samyukta Hastamudras.
  VII. Practice of Drishti Bheda, Siro Bheda and Griva Bheda.
VIII. Ability to recite all the practical objects in Taals.

Applied Theory

Paper: VIII

Full Marks: 50

Dan.318                                                                                                                        Pass Marks: 17

Lect. Hrs: 75

Charya Dance
        I. Knowledge of Charya Dance from previous first year’s courses.
      II. Study of some Aasans used in Charya Nritya :

A)     Trivangasan B) Lalitasan C) Bajrasan D) Aalingasan E) Nrityasan F) Tapasan

G) Tandavasan H) Lasyaasan

    III. Introduction and Notation/Tala Lipi of Jati Taal.
Kathak Dance
                       I.  Introduction and Notations/Tala Lipi  of Eak Taal   in Thaha, Dugun and Chaugun laya
                     II. Short Notes on the following terms:

Sum, Taali, Khali, Matra, Bibhag, Arvatan and Laya ( Vilambit, Madhya and Drut)

Bharatnatyam Dance
                       I.  Introduction and Notations/Tala Lipi of Karnatak Taal Paddati in Thaha, Dugun and Chaugun laya.
                     II. Study of basic Pad Sanchalan :

a) Sampad b) Mandal Pad c) Kuditmit Pad

d) Aayat Mandal Pad e) Nritya Pad

                   III. Study of Sapta Taal and Five Jaaties.
                  IV. General Knowledge of following Terms :

a) Atami b) Korse c) Teermanam

d) Nattuvangam e) Pushpanjali

                    V. Ability to read and write Notations of all Practical Exercise.
Folk Dance
                       I. Detailed study of following folk dances and their Costumes and ornaments:

Chandi, Tyamkuli, Dhime and Jhangad

                     II. Detailed study of Jhyaure Taal, Khyali Taal and Choo Taal

 

Charya Dance

Practical 

Paper: IX

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

Dan.319

        I. Practice of some Aasans used in Charya Nritya :

B)     Trivangasan B) Lalitasan C) Bajrasan D) Aalingasan E) Nrityasan F) Tapasan

G) Tandavasan H) Lasyaasan

      II. Study of the following Traditional Nepalese Classical Dances and their Songs and Taals.

A)     Kumari Nritya

B)     Rakta Ganesh

C)     Arya Tara

D)     Natyashwor

E)      Pragyaparamita

    III. Ability to recite Jati Taal in Thaha and Dwigun Laya.

Folk Dance

Practical 

Paper: X

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Lect. Hrs: 75

Dan.320

        I. Knowledge of Folk Dances learnt in the Practical Course of 1st Year.
      II. Study of the following Folk Dances of Nepal :

A.      Chandi

B.      Tyamkuli

C.      Dhime

D.     Jhangad

E.      Magare Jhyaure

    III. Study of the Songs and Taals used in above Mentioned Dances.
    IV. Practice of one Modern Dance with Body and foot movements.
      V. Ability to recite Jhyaure, Khyali, and Choo Taal in Thaha and Dwigun Laya.

General Theory

Paper: XII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 35

Dan.321                                                                                                                Lect. Hrs: 150

Charya Dance
                    I. Detailed study of Charya Nrittya.
                  II. Study of Following Charya Dances :

A)     Kumari B) Rakta Ganesh C) Aryatara D) Natyashwor E) Pragyaparmita

                III. Study of Costumes and ornaments of the following Charya Dances :

Kumari B) Rakta Ganesh C) Aryatara D) Natyashwor E) Pragyaparmita

                IV. Life sketches and contribution of Late Sapta Muni Bajracharya.
Kathak Dance/Bharatnatyam Dance
                    I. Study of Gharanas related to Kathak Dance:

a)      Lakhanau Gharana b) Jayapur Gharana c) Vanaras Gharana

                  II. Introduction and Notations/Tala Lipi of following terms:

Namaskar Toda, Amad, Gat – Nikas, and  Kavita Toda.

                III. Life sketches and contribution of Birju Maharaj and Rukmini Devi Arundale.
                IV. General Knowledge of Nava – Rasas.
                  V. Theoretical knowledge of Hasta Mudras.
                VI. Detailed study of Abhinaya, Nritta, Nritya, Natya and Griva-vedha
Folk Dance
          I. Study of Different Nepalese folk Dances according to the Geographical and environmental Background.
                  II. Detailed study of following folk dances and their costumes and ornaments:

Chandi, Tyamkuli, Dhime and Jhangad

                III.  Introduction of Modern Dance in Nepal.
                IV. Role of Mr. Bhairav Bahadur Thapa in revival of folk Dance.

 

 

Vocal/Instrument 

Practical

Note: Students of Major subject Tabla/Instrument/Dance should Prepare 100 Marks of practical paper in either vocal or instrument.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Paper: XI

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Voc/Inst.322                                                                                                         Lect. Hrs: 150

Brief knowledge about different Alankars.
Solo performance in any one of the following ragas:

(i) Raga Deshkar (ii) Raga vimpalasi (iii) Raga AlhaiyaBilawal (iv) Raga Ashawari (v) Raga khamaj

Solo performance must include:

For vocal- Aalap, Badakhyaal, chotakhyaal with different taans and tihai and ending with short tarana.

For Sitar- Aalap, Mashitkhani gat (vilambit), Rajakhani gat (Madhya laya) with different taans and tihai and ending with jhala.

For remaining any two ragas:

For vocal:chotakhyaal with differentAlap,taans and tihai.

For Sitar:rajakhani gat with different Alap,taans and tihai.

For remaining two ragas:

For vocal/sitar: 2 bandish for each raga with only sthai and antara starting from different beats (5th beat, 7th beat, 9th beat, 12th beat).

Listening Test: Ability to identify the ragas by listening toits notes (including all ragas from 1st year and 2nd year).
Students of Vocal must have basic theoretical knowledge about instruments and students of instruments must have basic theoretical knowledge about Vocal.

 

Tabla

Practical

Note: Students of Major subject Tabla/Instrument/Dance should Prepare 100 Marks of practical paper in either vocal or instrument.

                                                                                                                          Paper: XI

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Mus.322                                                                                                             Lect. Hrs: 150

        I. Solo performance in any of the following rhythmic cycles (taals):

(i) Teentaal

(ii) Rupak taal

(iii) Jhaptaal

(iv) Ektaal

Solo performance must include the following elements:

Uthan, 2 kyada with 5 paltas, 5 mukhda, 5 tukda, 5 tihai

Other remaining taals must have the following elements:

1 kayda with some variations (paltas), 3 mukhda, 3 tukda, 3 tihai.

      II. Musical meter (Layakari): All the taals studied till now (Dadra, khemta, Rupak, Tebra, Kaharwa, Jhaptaal, Ektaal, Dipchandi, Teentaal, Addha taal should be spoken in single, double with appropriate clapping (taali/khali).
Any 3 taals must be spoken in triple and quadruple with appropriate clapping (taali/khali).
    III. Any 3 mukhda, 3 tihai, 3 tukda must be spoken with appropriate clapping.
    IV. Variations of the following taals:

(i) khemta

(ii) dipchandi

(iii) Addha taal

      V. Ability to play kaharwa and teentaal in fast tempo.

 3rd year

 

VOCAL/INSTRUMENTAL

THIRD YEAR
S.N CODE PAPER SUBJECT FULL MARKS PASS MARKS
17. Mus.324 XIV Classical Music Practical – I 100 40
18.      Mus.325 XV Classical Music Practical –II (Non Details) 50 20
19. Mus.326 XVI Applied Theory 50 17
20. Mus.327 XVII Optional Tabla / Vocal /Instrument, Practical 100 40
21. Mus.328 XVIII Folk Music Practical 50 20
22. Mus.329 XIX Folk Music Theory 50 17
23.    Mus.330 XX General Theory 100 35
Total   500

Classical Music Practical – I

      Vocal/Instrumental

Paper: XIV

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Mus.324                                                                                                                       Lect. Hrs: 150

 Revision and knowledge of those ragas and talas that learnt in the previous years.
Practice of Koot Alankars in prescribed talas of first, second and third years.
Ability to identify 12 Notes (7 suddha and 5 vikrit swors).
Ability  of identifying following ragas by listening them

Basanta, Bhairavi, Darbari Kanada, Jaijaywanti, Marwa, Miyanki Malhar, Miyanki Todi, Madhyamad Sarang, Pilu, Pahadi, Suddha Kalyan and Tilang

Comprehensive study of any four from following ragas with the ability to improvise alap, bol alap, taan, bol taan and jhala in bada and chhota khyal or masitkhani and rajakhani gat as well as madhya laya, chhota khayal or rajakhani gat with some improvisation in remaining other four ragas.

1.      Basanta

2.      Darbari Kanada

3.      Jaijaywanti

4.      Marwa

5.      Miyanki Malhar

6.      Miyanki Todi

7.      Madhyamad Sarang

8.      Suddha Kalyan

Thumari or semi classical compositions in any three from following ragas.

a.      Bhairavi        b. Pilu     c. Pahadi     d. Tilang

Revision of various talas learned in previous years including knowledge of Aadachautal, Dipchandi, Tilwada and Pancham Sawari talas in dugun, tigun and chaugun layakaris with the ability to perform and show them in hand.
Knowledge of tuning, playing and maintaining Harmonium/Tanpura/Sitar.

 

 

Classical Music Practical – II

         Vocal/Instrumental

Paper: XV

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Mus.325                                                                                                                    Lect. Hrs: 75

I. Revision and practice of alankaras in different talas prescribed in practical paper of 1st, 2nd and 3rd years and ability to sing/play them in right tune.
II. Ability to identify Notes by listening them.
III. Knowledge of improvising/playing nom tom/ jodalap in different layakaris.
IV. Study of tarana or tirwat or chaturanga, dhrupad and dhamar in different appropriate layakaris for vocal students and rajakhani gat with alap, toda and jhala for instrumental students in any three from following ragas

1.      Bahar

2.      Hamir

3.      Kamod

4.      Shankara

5.      Shivaranjani

      V. a.      Advance knowledge of playing and tuning student’s own instruments.

 

Applied Theory

Paper: XVI

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Mus.326                                                                                                                  Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. Detail study of shruti (microtones) and their comparison with microtones of Western music.
      II. Theoretical knowledge of the following ragas:

Basanta, Bahar, Bhairavi, Darbari Kanada, Hamir, Jaijaywanti, Kamod, Pahadi, Pilu, Marwa, Miyanki Malhar, Miyanki Todi, Madhyamad Sarang, Suddha Kalyan, Shankara, Shivaranjani and Tilang

 

    III. Brief knowledge of Western scales and notation with ability of reading and writing ragas as per the Staff Notation System.
  IV. Comparative study of following ragas:

1.      Suddha kalyan and Bhupali

2.      Deshkar and Bhupali

3.      Hamir and Kamod

4.      Miyanki Malhar and Darbari Kanhada

5.      Miyanki Malhar and Bahar

6.      Jaijaywanti and Khamaj

  V. Study of the following talas in dugun, tigun and chaugun layakaris with ability to write notation.

Addha Punjabi, Jat, Brahma, Aadachautal, Dipchandi, Tilwada and Pancham Sawari.

   VI. Four major classification of instruments (tat, sushir, avanadhha and ghanabadhya)

 

   VII. Report writing related to the activities of classical music in Nepal.

 

Tabla (Optional)

Paper: XVII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Mark: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

Tab.327

I. – Solo performance in any one of the following taals by including peshkar, 2 kyadas with 5 paltas, 1 rela with 5 paltas, 5 mukhdas, 5 tukdas and 5 tihais

– Other remaining taals by including 1 Kayda with 3 Paltas, 3 Mukhdas, 3 Tukdas and 3 tihais.

(i) Teentaal

(ii) Rupaktaal

(iii) Jhaptaal

(iv) Ektaal

II. Musical meter (Layakari): All the taals studied so far should be spoken in single and double laya with appropriate clapping (taali/khali) in one cycle.
Teentaal, ektaal and rupaktaal must be spoken in triple and quadruple with appropriate clapping (taali/khali).
III. All composition must be spoken with appropriate clapping.
IV. Variations of the following taals:

(i) khemtaTaal

(ii) dipchandiTaal

(iii) AddhaTaal

(IV) RupakTaal

(V) Teentaal

V. Knowledge of tuning Tabla.

Folk Music

Practical

Paper: XVIII

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Mus.328                                                                                                                     Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. Knowledge of folk songs learnt in previous years.
      II. Knowledge and ability to perform following folk songs/tunes.

1.      Sorathi lami taal

2.      Sorathi chhoti taal

3.      Maithili

4.      Tharu (gaunachanchar)

5.      Gaine

6.      Chyabrung

    III. Knowledge and ability to perform following charya and traditional songs/tunes.

1.      Pancha Buddha

2.      Kumari

3.      Charitra

4.      Deuda

5.      Ghatu (Kathmandu Valley)

6.      Palam

    IV. Ability to recognize songs/tunes/taals indicated by examiner.
      V. Ability to describe the songs in the practical course.

 Folk music

Theory

Paper: XIX

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Mus.329                                                                                                                   Lect. Hrs: 75

I. Formation or elements of folk music:

Laya and Bhaka, Bhasa, Saili, Kathya and Bhava

II. Economic, social, cultural, historical and ecological Importance of folk music.
III. Thoughts of various national and international scholars on folk music.
IV. Brief description of following folk songs including

Chyabrung, Palam, Sorathi (lami and chhoti taal), Tharu, Maithali, Gaine Geet, Deuda, Charitra, Ghatu ( Kathmandu valley), Pancha Buddha and  Kumari

V. Brief introduction of some musical instruments uses in Nepali folk music:

Dhyangro, Dabdab, Taa, Gopal Dandi, Ponga, Painta, Dhaa, Koncha Khin, Piwancha, Mwali, Kangling (feri), Singa, Nyeku,

VI. Biographies of Nepalese folk musicologist and musicians:

a. Nhuchhe Man Dongol b. Tulasi Diwas  c. Ali Miyan d. Laxman Lohani e. Koili Devi Mathema f. Hiradevi Waiba g. Gyanu Rana

VII. Importance of Natyeshwor in Kathmandu Valley.

General Theory

Paper: XX

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 35

Mus.330                                                                                                                  Lect. Hrs: 150

a.       Definitions and explanations of Musical terms in detail from previous years.

b.      Brief description of Grama, Moorchhana, Chatuh-sarana as stated by Bharat and Sharangadev, Merits – demerits of Baggeyakar.

Analysis  on evolution of Raga System:

a.      Jati Gayan

b.      Raga-Ragini System

c.       Raganga

d.      Das Bidha Raga Bargikaran

Comments on musical texts Bharat’s NatyaSatra and Saranga Dev’s Sangeet Ratnakar.
a.       Rasa and music

b.      Aesthetic aspects of music

c.       Essential Component s of Stage performance

Forty principles of Hindustani Music System.
Contribution of Shah/Rana Dynasty in the development of classical music in Nepal.
Importance of gharanas and brief description of major gharanas of Nepal and India;

a.       Regmi Gharana  b. Mishra Gharana  c. Tandukar Gharana   d. Ustad Ganesh Lal Gharana  e. Gwaliyar Gharana f. Kirana Gharana

Biographies and contributions of the following musicians;

a.      Pandit Krishna Chandra Regmi, Pandit Shambhu Prasad Mishra, Sangeet Praveen Nararaj Dhakal, Pandit Bhavanath Sharma, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Pandit  Bhimsen Joshi .

b.      Short biographies of some famous western composers (Mozart, Beethoven and Bach)

BFA FOUR YEARS BACHELOR COURSE

CLASSICAL MUSIC

TABLA

 

THIRD YEAR
S.N CODE PAPER SUBJECT FULL MARKS PASS MARKS
17. Tab.324 XIV     Classical Tabla Practical 100 40
18.         Tab.325 XV     Voc/Inst.Accompaniment 50 20
19. Tab.326 XVI Applied Theory 50 17
20. Tab.voc/inst.327 XVII Optional Vocal/Instrument Practical 100 40
21.  Tab.328 XVIII Folk Rhythmic Instrument Practical 50 20
22.         Tab.329 XIX Folk Rhythmic Instrument Theory 50           17
23.       Tab.330 XX General Theory 100 35
Total   500

Note: For the entire music subjects the concerning teacher will arrange lecture hour according to his/her teaching convenience.

Classical Tabla Practical

Paper: XIV

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Tab.324                                                                                                                             Lect. Hrs: 150

Solo performance for 20 minutes in any two of the following taals;

I)Teentaal II) Ektaal III) Jhaptaal IV) Rupak

Solo Performance must be included the following elements;

Peshkar, 4 kaydas with 15 paltas, 2 gats, 2 Relas, 15 Tukdas and Chakradar tihai (shadharan, farmayshi and kamali)

Other remaining taals must have the following elements;

uthan, 3-3 kaydas with 10 paltas, 10 tukdas and 5 tihais

    II. Musical Meter (Layakari): All the taals studied till now (Dadra, Khemta, Rupak, Tebra, Kaharwa, Basanta Taal, Rudra Taal, Jhaptaal, Sultaal, Ektaal, Chautal, Aadachautal, Dhamar, Teental, Tilwada, Jhumra) should be spoken in Single, 3/2 (Aad Laya), double, triple and quadruple with appropriate clapping (Taali & khali) of the respective Taals in one cycle.
   III. All the compositions of the syllabus should be spoken with appropriate clapping

(Taali & Khali).

  IV. Variations of the following Taals-

(i)  Addha Taal

(ii)  Dipchandi

(iii) Rupak

(iv) Khemta

(v) Jhaptaal

Ability to play simple Laggi in Dadra and kaharwa taal.

 V. Mathematical Knowledge of playing one specific compositions in following different taals:

(i) Ektaal (ii) Jhaptaal (iii) RupakTaal

 VI. Tuning of instrument during to playing time.

Vocal/Instrument Accompaniment

Paper: XV

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Mus.325                                                                                                                 Lect. Hrs: 75

              I. -Ability to accompany ;

-Vocal in vilambit ektaal, tilwada and madhyalaya rupak and drut laya teentaal, ektaal

– Instruments in vilambit teentaal, madhyalaya rupak  and drutlaya in teentaal and ektaal

            II. Ability to play solo while accompanying vocal/instrument with question answer pattern.
          III. Ability to accompany light music song/tune.
          IV. Ability to identify the rhythm cycles (taals) and starting place of the compositions/ bandish by listening to them as sung or play by the examiner.
            V. Ability to play slow tempo in following taals:

(i) Jhumra (ii) Tilwada

          VI. Ability to play kaharwa, Khemta, deepchandi and teentaal in fast tempo.

Applied Theory

Paper: XVI

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Tab.326                                                                                                                      Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. –    Introduction to the following terms:

 Dhrupad, dhamar, thumari, tappa, tarana, triwat, chaturang, bhajan, masitkhani and         rajakhani gat, alap, jodalap, taan and jhala.

–    Introduction to following taals;

Jhumra, Tilwada

      II. Ability to write single, aadh laya (3/2), double, triple and quadruple of all the taals from the syllabus (1st, 2nd and 3rdyear) in Bhatkhande and Bishnu Digamber notation system.
    III. Ability to write kayada, tukda, paran, mukhda, tihai in different taals from the syllabus.
    IV. Different types of chakradartihai with their mathematical expalanations.
      V. Ability to write jhumra, tilwada, rupak, sultaal and rudrataal in staff notation.
    VI. Introduction to jhumra and tilwada taals.

 

Vocal/Instrument (Optional) 

Practical

Note: Students of major subject Tabla/Instrument/Dance should prepare 100 marks of practical paper in either vocal or instrument.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Paper: XVII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Tab. voc/inst.327                                                                                                               Lect. Hrs: 150

Brief knowledge of alankars in teentaal and one other taal.
Solo performance in any one of the following ragas:

(i) Raga Bhairabi

(ii) Raga Jounpuri

(iii) Raga Patadeep

(iv) Raga Tilak kamod

(v) Raga Durga

Solo performance must include:

For vocal- aalap, bada khyaal, chota khyaal with different taans and tihai and ending with short tarana.

For Sitar- aalap, mashitkhani gat (vilambit), rajakhani gat (madhya laya) with different taans and tihai and ending with jhala.

For remaining any two ragas:

For vocal: chota khyaal with different alap, taans and tihai.

For Sitar: rajakhani gat with different alap, taans and tihai.

For remaining two ragas:

For vocal/sitar: 2 bandish for each raga with only sthai and antara starting from different beats (5th beat, 7th beat, 9th beat, 12th beat).

Listening Test: Ability to identify the ragas by listening to its notes;

(Including all ragas from 1st, 2nd and 3rdyear).

Students of Vocal must have basic theoretical knowledge about instruments and students of instruments must have basic theoretical knowledge about Vocal.
Ability to tune Tanpura / Sitar.

 

Folk Rhythmic Instrument

Practical

Paper: XVIII

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Tab.328                                                                                                                               Lect. Hrs: 75

        I. Dyo lhaegu with other composition.

(I)Dhime

(II) Paschima

(III) Naykhin

(IV) Dhaa

      II. Basic knowledge of playing following instruments.

(I) Khaijadi

(II) Damaha

 (III) Tyamko

(IV) Dholaki

(V) Chhusya

(IV) Mujura

    III. Ability to speak different compositions of different instruments with appropriate timing.
    IV. Solo performance in any one instrument under the syllabus from unit 1.

Folk Rhythmic Instrument

Theory

Paper: XIX

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Lect. Hrs: 75

Tab.329

        I. Introduction of traditional music  group Bhajan khala:

(i)  Introduction of Bhajan khala

(ii)  Dhime Bhajan khala

(iii) Dhaa Bhajan khala

(iv) Panchai baja samuha

(v)  Naumati baja samuha

(vi) Dafa khala

      II. Brief introduction of folk instruments:

Damaha,Tyamko, Dholaki, Khaijadi, Chhusya, Mujura, Arbaja, Sahanai, Karnal,

Narasing, Dhyangro, Tainai (Kenpuin), Damokhin, Naykhin.

    III. Natyeshwar culture in Kathmandu Valley:

(i) Concept and introduction of Natyeshwar.

(ii) Importance of Natyeshwar.

    IV. Life history of:

(i) Shova Tiwari(Lohani)

(ii) Tulsi Divas

(iii) Jhalak Man Gandharva.

(iv) Prem Dev Giri.

      V. Essay:

(i) Folk instruments and culture.

(ii) Kulu the drum maker.

    VI. Brief history of folk music.

General Theory

Paper: XX

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 35

Tab.330                                                                                                                    Lect. Hrs: 150

        I. Definitions and descriptions on topics:

gat-kayada, rela-kayada, laggi, ladi, baat

      II. 10 Elements of taals (tfnsf bz k|f0f )
    III. Similarities and differentiations on different taals of same rhythm cycle studied till now.
    IV. Compositions that represents specific gharanas.
      V. Essay on various topics like:

-Music and Literature

-How has classical music changed from generation to generation

-Effects of western music in classical music.

-Future of Tabla

    VI. Life history:

(i)                 Sangeet Siromani Yagya Raj Sharma

(ii)               Kamala Shrestha

(iii)             Pandit Chote Lal Mishra

(iv)              Pandit Ganesh Bahadur Bhandari

(v)                Pandit  Satya Narayan Chaudhari

(vi)              Pandit Ram Prasad Roy

(vii)            Pandit Ram Hari Gurung

  VII. Classification of Instruments.
VIII. Brief knowledge on ten thaats.

BFA FOUR YEARS BACHELOR COURSE

CLASSICAL DANCE

THIRD YEAR
S.N CODE PAPER SUBJECT FULL MARKS PASS MARKS
16.  Dan.323 XIII Classical Dance Practical  (Kathak or Bharatnatyam) 100 40
17.         Dan.324 XIV Applied Theory 50 17
18. Dan.325 XV Charya Dance Practical 100 40
19. Dan.326 XVI Folk  Dance Practical 50 20
20. Dan.voc/inst.327 XVII Optional Tabla / Vocal /Instrument, Practical 100 40
21.       Dan.328 XVIII General Theory 100 35
Total   500

Note: For the entire Dance subjects the concerning teacher will arrange lecture hour according to his/her teaching convenience.

Kathak Dance

Practical

  Paper: XIII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

Dan.323    

  Ability to perform in Teen  Taal Quantity
i Tatkar  in Saman , Dugun , Tigun and Chaugun Laya  
ii That with Kasak  Masak 3
iii Salami toda 1
iv Paran judi Amad in chatusrajati 1
v Natwari Tukda 2
vi Chakradar Parimelu 1
vii Paran in Tisra  Jati 1
viii Chakardar Paran 1
ix Gat Nikas 2
x Gat Bhava (Holi Gat) 1
xi Kavita Toda 1
xii Tarana 1
xiii Tihai 4
xiv Ability to perform Samyukta Hasta Mudra

 

  Ability to perform in Jhap Taal Quantity
i Tatkar in Saman , Dugun and Chaugun Laya  
ii Salami 1
iii  Paran Judi  Amad 1
iv Sadharan Tukda 2
v Chakaradar  Tukda 1
vi Sadharan Paran 1
vii Chakaradar Paran 1
viii  Tihai 3
  Ability to perform in Dhamar Taal Quantity
i Tatkar  in Saman , Dugun and Chaugun Laya  
ii Salami 1
iii Amad 1
iv Sadharan Tukda 2
v Chakaradar  Tukda 1
vi Sadharan Paran 2
vii Chakaradar Paran 1
viii  Tihai 3

 

i Ability to speak (Padhanta) all the bols uses in Kathak Nritya  
ii Revision of all previous courses  

Bharatnatyam

Practical 

 

Paper: XIII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Dan.323                                                                                                                             Lect. Hrs: 150

        I.  Sabdam
      II.  Keertanam (Aananda Nartana Ganapati)
    III. Natesh Kauvthoum
    IV. Ability to perform Sapta Taal in Natuwangam
      V. Exercise of Tatta Mitta Adavu in three kalas
    VI. Taal  Knowledge of seven Taal in five Jati with clapping
  VII. Revision of previous course

Applied Theory

Paper: XIV

                                                                                                                              Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 17

Lect. Hrs: 75

Dan.324

Kathak, Bharat Natyam, Charya and Folk Dances
I. Brief description of following dances; their costumes and ornaments:

–          Pancha Buddha, Bhairav Kali, Annapurna, Apsara nach, Basundhara

–          Shebru  Nach, Khyali Nach, Holi Nach ( Newari), Kaura  Nach, Dhimal Nach

II. Brief introduction of the new item/compositions learnt: i. sabdam ii. keertanam

iii. natesh kauvthoum.

III. Short Notes of the following terms:

1. Tigun 2. Chatusra jati 3. Amad Chatursa jati 4. Chakardar Parimelu 5. Natwari Tukda 6. Jati 7. Tishra Jati 8. Gat Nikas  9. Gat Bhava ( Holi Gat) 11. Tarana 12. Kasak Masak 13. Paran jodi amad

IV. –          Notation of Thah, Dugun, Chaugun of Jhap Taal and Dhamar Taal and tigun of Teen Taal

–          Introduction of Chau Taal, Palima Taal, Astra Taal and Matha Taal

V. Uses of Samyukta Hastamudra
VI. Ability to read & write notations of all practical exercises.

Charya Dance

Practical 

Paper: XV

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

Dan.325

        I. Ability to perform Pancha Buddha Nritya
      II. Ability to perform Bhirava Kali Nritya
    III. Ability to perform Annapurna Nritya
    IV. Understanding  of Kartik Pyankha (Nach) with having ability to perform Apsara Nritya
      V. Ability to perform Basundhara  Nritya
    VI. Ability to sing songs of all dances with showing tali and khali
  VII. Ability to recite Chau Taal, Astra Taal, Matha Taal, and Jati Taal

Folk Dance

Practical 

Paper: XVI

Full Marks: 50

Pass Marks: 20

Lect. Hrs: 75

Dan.326

I. Ability to perform following Folk Dances of Nepal :

A.      Shebru  Nach

B.      Khyali Nach

C.      Holi Nach ( Newari)

D.     Kaura  Nach

E.      Dhimal Nach

F.       Jhijhiya Nach

II. Ability to recite various taals in hand in above mentioned Dances
III. Revision of Khyali and Jhyaure Taal

Vocal/Instrument (Optional)

Note: Students of major subject Tabla/Instrument/Dance should prepare 100 marks of practical paper in either vocal or instrument.                                                                                                                                Paper: XVII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 40

Dan.voc/inst. 327                                                                                                                Lect. Hrs: 150

Brief knowledge of alankars in teentaal and one other taal.
Solo performance in any one of the following ragas:

(i) Raga Bhairabi

(ii) Raga Jounpuri

(iii) Raga Patadeep

(iv) Raga Tilak kamod

(v) Raga Durga

Solo performance must include;

For vocal- aalap, bada khyaal, chota khyaal with different taans and tihai and ending with short tarana.

For Sitar- aalap, mashitkhani gat (vilambit), rajakhani gat (madhya laya) with different taans and tihai and ending with jhala.

For remaining any two ragas;

For vocal: chota khyaal with different alap, taans and tihai.

For Sitar: rajakhani gat with different alap, taans and tihai.

For remaining two ragas;

For vocal/sitar: 2 bandish for each raga with only sthai and antara starting from different beats (5th beat, 7th beat, 9th beat, 12th beat).

Listening Test:

Ability to identify the ragas by listening to its notes

(Including all ragas from 1st, 2nd and 3rdyear).

Students of Vocal must have basic theoretical knowledge about instruments and students of instruments must have basic theoretical knowledge about Vocal.
Ability to tune Tanpura / Sitar.

Tabla (optional)

Paper: XVII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Mark: 40

Lect. Hrs: 150

Dan.voc/inst.327

I. – Solo performance in any one of the following taals by including peshkar, 2 kyadas with 5 paltas, 1relawith5 paltas, 5 mukhdas, 5tukdas and fivetihais

– Other remaining taals by including 1Kayda with 3 Paltas, 3 Mukhdas, 3 Tukdas and 3 tihais.

(i) Teentaal

(ii) Rupaktaal

(iii) Jhaptaal

(iv) Ektaal

II. Musical meter (Layakari): All the taals studied so far should be spoken in single and double layawith appropriate clapping (taali/khali) in one cycle.
Teentaal, ektaal and rupaktaals must be spoken in triple and quadruple with appropriate clapping (taali/khali).
III. All composition must be spoken with appropriate clapping.
IV. Variations of the following taals:

(i) khemtaTaal

(ii) dipchandiTaal

(iii) AddhaTaal

(IV) RupakTaal

(V) Teentaal

V. Knowledge of tuning Tabla.

 

General Theory

Paper: XVIII

Full Marks: 100

Pass Marks: 35

Lect. Hrs: 150                                                                                                                                  Dan. 328

I. Short description of Mahayan and Hinayan in Baudha dharma
II. Hasta Mudra in Nepalese Classical Dance
III. Brief life sketch of ;

A. Kanchha Buddha Bajracharya B. Ratna Kaji Bajracharya C. Su.Bi.Shah D. Mrigendra Man Singh Pradhan E. Chaturbhuj Aashavadi F. Bala Saraswati G. Bindadin Maharaj H. Sitara Devi

IV. Introduction of Rangamanch and brief study of technical aspect of dance
V. Short commentaries on Bharat Natya Shastra and Abhinayadarpan.
VI. The relation between Dance and other art form.
VII. Knowledge of Nayak and Nayika Bhed, Giti Natak
VIII. Introduction of Odissi Nritya and Manipuri Nritya.
IX. Essay writing in different subjects of dance.
X. Introduction of following technical terminology;

–          Urmai, Urap, Sulap, Tirap, Stuti, Ghumariya and Havbhava (Kathak nritya)

–          Lokadharmi, Natyadharmi, Vritti  (Bharatnatyam nritya)

–          Taal ko Dasa Prana

–          Introduction of Patra Lakshan (characterization)

XI. Importance of Natyeswar and introduction of Tandav and Lasya Nritya.
XII. Development of Nepali Folk Dance
XIII. Brief introduction of musical instruments madal, dholak, damphu, khaijadi, Pashchima, Tinchhu, Damaru, Mridangam
XIV. Role of Devadasi in Bharatanatyam
XV. Brief study of following folk dances;Shebru Nach, Khyali Nach, Holi Nach ( Newari), Kaura  Nach, Dhimal Nach ,

Jhijhiya Nach