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Chapter 5: Tansen

Warming Up!English Workshop
Warming Up! [Page 105]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 Tansen Warming Up! [Page 105]

Warming Up! | Q 1. (a) | Page 105

Indian Classical music consists of many Ragas. Find out from an expert or the internet, the names of at least 10 Ragas, and the time when they are sung to produce a greater effect.

No. Name of Raga Effective when
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Warming Up! | Q 1. (b) | Page 105

Archaic words are those that are no longer used in a language, but sometimes their usage adds a historical or old-times flavour to a piece of writing.

Examples:

  • behold – look
  • afeared – frightened
  • forsooth – indeed
  • hither – this place

Now find out some archaic words from your mother tongue or another language that you are proficient in and write down at least ten of them, and against each, their modern equivalent and meaning in English.

Archaic Language
  Archaic Word Modern Equivalent Meaning in English
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Warming Up! | Q 1. (c) | Page 105

There are many legends about the ‘nine gems’ in Akbar’s Court. These are popular tales and they may not have a historical basis. Can you name some of the nine gems and the stories associated with them?

English Workshop [Page 108]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 5 Tansen English Workshop [Page 108]

English Workshop | Q 1 | Page 108

Pick out Archaic words from the poem and give their modern equivalents.

  Archaic Words Modern Equivalents
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English Workshop | Q 2. (a) | Page 108

Who said the following, to whom, and when?

“Mighty thy Teacher must be and divine.”

English Workshop | Q 2. (b) | Page 108

Who said the following, to whom, and when?

“He dwells within a cave of Himalaya.”

English Workshop | Q 2. (c) | Page 108

Who said the following, to whom, and when?

“As you desire, Huzoor.”

English Workshop | Q 2. (d) | Page 108

Who said the following, to whom, and when?

“O Holy Master, bless us with thy song !”

English Workshop | Q 2. (e) | Page 108

Who said the following, to whom, and when?

"Ah no, to thee I sing: he sings to God.”

English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 108

Rearrange the following in their proper order as in the poem. Write the serial number against each line:-

(a) The Ostad sang the Malkous Raga enchantingly.

(b) Akbar followed Tansen, dressed miserably.

(c) I request you to sing such a song that will I experience unmatched joy.

(d) Ostad was nowhere to be seen.

(e) O Divine Teacher, please gift us the joy of your song.

(f) One day, the singer sang Deepak Raga in the court.

(g) Akbar expressed his wish to meet the Teacher.

(h) He experienced heavenly delight.

(i) Tansen sings to please the earthly king but Ostad devotes his songs to God.

(j) She sang Raga Malhar, which had a cooling effect.

English Workshop | Q 4. (a) | Page 108

Write the reason in your own words.

Akbar strongly desired to hear Ostad sing.

English Workshop | Q 4. (b) | Page 108

Write the reason in your own words.

Akbar had to dress like a slave.

English Workshop | Q 4. (c) | Page 108

Write the reason in your own words.

After the song, Ostad had vanished.

English Workshop | Q 4. (d) | Page 108

Write the reason in your own words.

Ostad’s song was more elating than Tansen’s songs.

English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 108

What message does the poet wish to convey through this narrative poem, ‘Tansen’?

English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 108

Summarise this poem in your own words in 8 to 10 lines, highlighting only the main points.

Chapter 5: Tansen

Warming Up!English Workshop
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