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CBSE Class 9 Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) Syllabus 2022-23

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CBSE Class 9 Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) Syllabus 2022-23 includes Theka, Kayada, Rela, Palta, Tihai, Tukra, Paran, Basis Knowledge of the structure and various parts of any one percussion instrument from prescribed syllabus etc for the session 2022 – 2023. Here is the detailed syllabus. To download class 9 Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) CBSE latest sample question papers for the 2023 exams, please install the myCBSEguide App which is the best mobile app for CBSE students. The myCBSEguide app not only provides you the CBSE class 9 Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) model question papers but it also provides class 9 Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) chapter-wise test papers, class 9 Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) best revision notes and other study material for class 9 Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) students.

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CBSE Class – 9
Hindustani Music (Percussion Instruments) (Code No. 036)
(Syllabus 2022-23)

Total – 100 Marks
Theory – 30 Marks
Practical – 50 Marks

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 PointsMarks
1.Basic techniques and bols of Tabla or Pakhawaj.05
2.Basic knowledge of Kayadas or Relas, Tihai Sadharan Tukras or Parans Chakradar Tukras or Parans Mukharas and Damdar Tihais in Teentala or Aditala.08
3.Knowledge of Kayada or Rela, Paltas, Tihai Tukras or Parans in Jhaptala or Sultala08
4.Ability to perform Kayadasor Relas, Paltas, Tihai Tukras or Parans, Damdar and Bedamdar Tihais in Teentala or Aditala.08
5.Demonstration of Thekas of Teentala or Aditala, Jhaptala or Sultala, Ektala or Chartala with hand beats05
6.Thekas of Keharwa and Dadra with few variations03
7.Variations of Thekas in the following prescribed Talas:- Teentala or Aditala Jhaptala or Sultala03
8.Solo Performance in any one of the prescribed Tala: Teental or Aditala Jhaptala or Sultala10

* Teachers will refer to the distribution of Marks while examining the candidate for Practical Examination.
Internal Assessment (20 Marks)

Course Structure

Theory – 40 period
Time : 02 hours (30 Marks)

  1. Questions to be set with internal choice covering the entire syllabus unit wise.
  2. Candidate has to attempt at least one question from each unit..
No.UnitsNo. of Periods (60)Marks
Units 1066
1.1Definition of the following:
Tala, Laya, ,Sam, Tali, Khali
1.2Theka, Kayada ,Rela, Palta, Tihai, Tukra and Paran.03
Unit 2086
2.1Basic knowledge of the instrument opted for04
2.2Basis Knowledge of the structure and various parts of any one percussion instrument from prescribed syllabus.04
Unit 3106
3.1Elementary knowledge of the origin of Tabla04
3.2Elementary knowledge of various Gharanas of Tabla06
Unit 4066
4.1An outline History of Hindustani Music of Modern Period with special reference to the works of V.N. Bhathande.03
4.2Notation system of V.N. Bhatkhande03
Unit 5106
5.1Description and ability to do Tala Notation with Thah and Dugun Laya in Teentala or Aditala, Ektala or Chautala05
5.2Ability to write Rela, Sadharan Tukra or Sadharan Paran, Chakradar Tukra or Chakradar and Paran in Tala Notation system in Teental or Aditala.05

Practical – 100 Period (50 Marks)

S.No.TopicsNo. of periods (160)
1.Knowledge of basic techniques and bols of Tabla or Pakhawaj and ability to do combinations of syllables.05
2.Ability to play one Kayadas or Rela with four paltas and Tihai. One sadharan Tukras or Parans, one Chakradar Tukras or Parans, Two Mukharas, Two Damdar Tihais in Teentala or Adi Tala.25
3.Ability to play One Kayada or Relain Sultala with twopaltas and Tihai, One Tukra or Paran and One DamdarTihai.15
4.Ability to play one Advance Kayadas or Relas, one Advance ChakradarTukras or Parans, One Damdar and One Bedamdar Tihai in Teentala or Adi tala.15
5.Ability to play Thekas of Teentala orAditala, Jhaptala or Sultala, with Thah and Dugunlaya.10
6.Ability to play Ektala or Chautala, Keharwa or Chautala and Dadra with two variations in Thah and Dugun Layas.10
7.Ability to play variations of Thekas inprescribed Talas.10
8.Solo performance at least 8-10 minutesin Teentala or Adi tala.10

Internal Assessment: 20 Marks

  1. Project File: 05 Marks
    • Writing the compositions Kayada, Rela, Chakrader, Tukara or Paran, Farmaishi Chakradhar, Tukara or Paran of talas prescribed in the syllabus innotation.
    • Identifying and Interviewing neighbourhood artists.
    • Draw & label any one instrument (percussion).
    • 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;

    1. Music and Physics (Sound – Frequency, Vibration, Pitch, Intensity, Timbre)
    2. Music and Mathematics (Mathematical Calculation of laya)
    3. Music and History (Development of Music during the medieval period)
    4. Music and Geography (Development of Music in varied cultural zones e.g. songs, instruments in mountainous or hilly areas )
    5. 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 to perform solo recital in prescribed Talas with Kayada or Rela, Tukra or Chakradar, Paran in Teentala or Aaditala.
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