CBSE Class 10 Hindustani Music Syllabus 2023 for Melodic, Percussion & Vocal

CBSE Class 10 Hindustani Music Syllabus 2023: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a conducting authority that is entirely responsible for the release and modification of the class 10 Hindustani music syllabus 2023. The syllabus contains all the topics and sub-topics which will be asked in the CBSE board examination 2023.

The candidates are advised to check the syllabus from the official website of the CBSE board, www.cbse.gov.in. The CBSE keeps on changing the class 10 Hindustani music syllabus from time to time.

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The candidates should be updated on the latest changes made by the board. Preparing according to the syllabus helps the candidates in preparing wisely and accordingly without wasting any time. To know more in detail about the CBSE class 10 Hindustani music syllabus 2023, read the complete article below.

CBSE Class 10 Hindustani Music Syllabus 2023

Below is the CBSE class 10 Hindustani music syllabus 2023 given. The candidates can take a look at the same and prepare accordingly. 

  1. One Vilambit Khayal with simple elaborations in any one of the prescribed Raga:
    1. Bhupali
    2. Khamaj
    3. Brindavani Sarang 
  2. Aroha, Avaroha, Pakad, and Drut Khayal with simple elaborations and a few Tanas in each prescribed Ragas.
  3. Devotional Song
  4. Songs:
    1. Folk Song
    2. Tribal song/Regional song
  5. Identification of prescribed Ragas from the phrases of Swaras rendered by the examiner.
  6. Recitation of Thekas of the following prescribed Talas with dugun:
    1. Tilwada
    2. Chautala
    3. Sultala
    4. Rupak

Course Structure of CBSE Class 10 Hindustani Music Syllabus 2023

The course structure of CBSE class 10 Hindustani music Instrument syllabus 2023 is as follows.

Course Structure of Class 10 Music Syllabus 2022-23

Units 

Topics  

No. of periods 

1.

  1. Define the following:
  • Aalap
  • Taan
  • Meend 
  • Kan 

 

  1. Define the following:
  • Dhrupad 
  • Dhamar 
  • Tarana 

3

2. 

Basic knowledge of the structure and Tuning of Tanpura.

4

3.

  1. Detailed study of the following Ragas:
  • Bhupali
  • Khamaj
  • Des
  • Brindavani
  • Sarang
  1. Description and Tala notation of the following Talas with Thah, Dugan,Tiguan and Chaugun Tilwada, Chautala, Sultana, Rupak.

5

7

4. 

  1. Ability to write notation of compositions in prescribed ragas. Excluding Raga Des.
  1. To identify Ragas from phrases and elaborate them in Swaras.

4

4

5. 

  1. Brief life sketch and contribution to the music of Tansen. Sadarang and Faiyaz Khan.
  1. Contribution of Omkar Nath Thakur

5

3

CBSE Class 10 Hindustani Music Syllabus 2023 – Distribution of Marks 

Topics 

Marks 

  1. One Vilambit Khayal with simple elaborations in any one of the prescribed Raga:
  • Bhupali
  • Khamaj
  • Brindavani Sarang 

12

  1. Aaroha, Avaroha, Pakad, and Drut Khayal with simple elaborations and few Tanas in each prescribed Ragas.

24 

  1. Devotional Song

4

  1. Songs: 
  • Folk Song
  • Tribal song/Regional song

4

  1. Identification of prescribed Ragas from the phrases of Swaras rendered by the examiner.

4

  1. Recitation of Thekas of the following prescribed Talas with dugun:
  • Tilwada
  • Chautala
  • Sultala
  • Rupak

6

CBSE Class 10 Hindustani Music Syllabus 2023 – External Practical 

Topics 

No. of periods 

One Vilambit Khayal with simple elaborations in any one of the prescribed Ragas:

  • Bhupali
  • Khamaj
  • Brindavani
  • Sarang

24 

Aaroha, Avaroha, Pakad and Drut Khayal with simple elaborations and few Tanas in each of the prescribed Ragas:

44

Devotional Song

6

Ability to recognize the prescribed Ragas from the Phrases of swaras rendered by the examiner.

8

Recitation of the Thekas of the following Talas with dugun, keeping Tala with hand-beats:

  • Tilwada
  • Chautal
  • Rupak

18

Internal Assessment – 20 Marks 

  1. Project file (05 marks)
    • Writing in notation the musical compositions of all Ragas prescribed in the syllabus
    • Identifying the Tala of musical compositions
    • Drawing and labeling the various parts of any percussion instrument
    • Description and writing the notation of all prescribed Talas with Layakaries Thah, Dugan, Tiguan, Chaugun)
    • Identifying and interviewing any neighborhood Artists.
  2. Project Work (Suggestive Topics)
    Suggestive Topics
    Interrelationship of the following:
    • Music and Religion
    • Music and Cinema
    • Music and Electronic Media
    • Devotional aspects in Music
    • Interrelationship of Arts (Music- Dance or Theatre or Visual Arts) *Students may choose any one of the above topics or any other topic for the project in consultation with the teacher.

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FAQs related to CBSE Class 10 Hindustani Music Syllabus 2023

Is music a subject in CBSE?

Hindustani Music is a very important subject for Class 10 students. 

What are the important art subjects in the CBSE board?

The important subjects are as follows: music, dance, visual arts, theatre, etc with special emphasis on Indian folk arts. 

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