M.A. Music (Instrumental)

Guru Nanak Dev University
In Amritsar

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Typology Master
Location Amritsar
  • Master
  • Amritsar


Where and when

Starts Location
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Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
Amritsar, Punjab, Punjab, India
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Course programme

The Guru Nanak Dev University's Faculty of Visual Arts and Performing Arts offers M.A. Music (Instrumental) to its students. The course structure for it is as follows:

Paper I Theoretical Survey & Aesthetic study of Indian Music
Paper II History of Indian Music
Paper III Stage Performance
Paper IV Practical Test (Viva Voce)

The importance of Instruments in vocal music.
Difference between Tanter Kari and Gayaki Ang in Instrumental tradition.
Tradition and changing senerio in Instrumental music solo performance.
The relation of psychology with music.
The origin & development of Indian Music Instruments.
Detailed knowledge of staff notation and its relevance in modern period.
Notation of prescribed Ragas & Talas (of candidate own choice) in
staff notation system.

The contribution of Shri Guru Nanak dev ji towards Indian music.
Significant and critical study of Tantri saz(string instruments in the context of Gurmat Sangeet)
Rabab,Saranda, Taus, Dilruba, Israj.
The origin and development of Gurmat Sangeet.
(d) Salient features of Gurmat Sangeet.

Meaning and definition of Aesthetics in the context of music.
Principles of Aesthetics in Instrumental music.
Correct intonation of Swars in various Ragas. Creates aesthetic sense.

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