M.Phil. in Music: Course Structure
The M.Phil. in Music course consists of both theory and practical papers. The paper is largely performance based which carries 100% weightage. Students also need to submit a dissertation which is of 100% weightage.
Scheme of Assessment
The evaluation of candidates, both in respect of courses and the dissertation to be submitted by them, shall be done numerically. The minimum marks required to pass the M.Phil. examination shall be 50% marks in the aggregate of written courses, 50% marks in the aggregate of practical courses and 50% marks in the Project Report/Dissertation including viva-voce, separately.
|Nature of Examination||Weightage|
|Written Exam||50% marks in the aggregate|
|Practical Exam||50% marks in the aggregate|
|Dissertation/Project/Viva Voce||50% marks separately|
Syllabus of M.Phil. in Hindustani Music
M.Phil. in Music curriculum consists of core concepts and history of music in India. Below is an overview of the syllabus.
|Name of Paper||Topics||Description|
|History of Indian Music||Detailed study of musical forms, Aesthetics of Indian Music, Appreciation and Criticism of Music, Theory of Rasa, Social and Cultural aspects of Music, Music and Religion, Psychology of Music, Modern trends in Hindustani Music, Teaching of Music, and Verities of Instruments.||This paper introduces a student to the various forms of Indian music and their rich cultural history.|
|Stage Performance||Performance of half an hour on a choice of Raga. The Ragas may include – Rageshwari, Yaman, Nand, Malkauns, Jaunpuri, Bhairav etc.||This is a part of the practical aspect of the course and requires a student to display their practical knowledge of music.|
|Research Methodology||Research and its definition , Verities of Research , Scope & Importance of Research in Indian Music , Process of Research Methodology , Selection of Research topics , Methods of Research , Synopsis , Bibliography , Questionnaire , Index , Foot Notes , Primary and Secondary Sources of Research in Indian Music and their importance in Research , Manuscripts and books , Inscriptions , Coins , Sculptures, Frescoes, paintings , Musical Compositions , Discs & Tapes ,||Since M.Phil. is a research-based course, this paper deals with research methodologies and techniques.|