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2. The instruments used in Gorn and Wertheimer's version of Rag Desh are quite different to the original. They use a ________: a bamboo flute with holes instead of keys.

  • Tabla
  • Esraj
  • Bansuri
  • Sarangi

3. Performances of a rag are usually in 3 parts, progressing from slow to fast tempo. These sections are (in this order):

  • Jhalla, Alap, Gat.
  • Alap, Gat, Jhalla.
  • Section 1, Section 2, Section 3.
  • Jhalla, Gat, Alap.

4. The rhythmic pattern played underneath is based on a tal. What is a tal?

  • A cycle of beats repeated and improvised during the piece.
  • An ostinato of beats
  • A repeated motif of beats
  • Lots of random patterns of beats

5. This version only has two sections. The Alap and the:

  • Jhalla
  • Bhajan
  • Gat
  • Mhara


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