Tabla Senior Diploma 6th Year Syllabus In English Prayag Sangeet Samiti

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Tabla Senior Diploma 6th Year Syllabus In English


Exam Marks

Total Marks- 100


Practical- 50


(1). Combine Tabla and Pakhawaj. Some knowledge of playing Pakhawaj for students of Tabla and some knowledge of playing Tabla for students of Mridang (Pakhawaj). Knowledge of variations in baaj (playing style), accompaniment on tabla with all types of songs and Gat (tantra playing) and playing tabla solo on Lehar. Simple knowledge of playing tabla along with dancing by learning some good dance bol. Knowledge of Dhrupad, Dhamar etc. and accompaniment with Veena for Pakhawaj. Simple knowledge of simple association with dance.

(2). Detailed study of all Taals from previous courses. Learning new, difficult and beautiful Bol, Paran etc. To learn some special things of different Baaj and Gharana and to show the difference in them.

(3). Clapping the taals and playing on the tabla in Kaid Farodast, Kumbh, Basant and Sawari (16 volumes). Learning some beautiful pieces and types of theka  in 4th, 5th and 6th year taals.

(4). Complete practice of recitation in different laykari by tali different taals. Tell the pieces etc. along with tali.

 (5).Special preparation for svatantra vadan (solo).

(6). Tabla students should have basic knowledge of svatantra vadan even in the taals of Pakhawaj. Special preparation of the following taals for svatantra vadan. Teentaal, Ektaal, Jhaptaal, Ada Chartaal, Dhamar, Pancham Sawari, Chartaal, Sooltaal, Gajjhampa, Teevara, Rupak and Lakshmi Taal.


First Paper

(1).Comparative study of Instrumental styles of different Gharanas of Eastern and Western Baaj. Microscopic study of Instrumental styles of Kadu Singh, Khabbe Hussain, Nana Panse and Parvat Singh. Difference between the bol of pakhawaj and tabla. Difference between solo and accompanied Baaj and detailed study of methods of both. The art of matching Suggestions for progress in untrained instruments. Famous Tabla players and their characteristics. Relation of swar and lay. The place and means of taal in western music, the best method for percussion. Study of western taal and laykari. General knowledge of western taallipi paddhati.

(2). Detailed and comparative study of all the technical terms and subjects from first to sixth year.

(3).Study of obsolete taals from first year to sixth year and suggestions to make them popular.

(4).Knowledge of Chhand and Pingal Shastra.

(5).Definition, Swar-Vistar, Bol-Baant,Chaturang, Tarana andTirvat.

(6).Introduction to famous Tabla or Mridang players and critical study of their Instrumental styles.

(7).Ability to write essay on general topics related to taal, lay and music.

(1).Thorough knowledge of writing all the Taals of previous years and all the material learned in them in Bhatkhande and Vishnu Digambar Taal lipi.

(2).Comparative study of all the taal of the syllabus.

(3).Thorough knowledge of writing taals in different lakari.

(4).Comparative study of South and North Indian taal-paddhati.

(5).Knowledge of western staff swar lipi.

(6).Knowledge of some bol and Todo of dance.

(7).Knowledge of accompaniment on proper Avandha instruments with different types of music.