KATHAK QUIZ - JULY 2018

FILL IN THE BLANKS 

(1) Kathak ____________ are bells of metal tied on a cotton cord, and worn around the ankles

(2) _____ is a rhythmic time-cycle

(3) Teentāl is a ___ mātrā (beat) rhythmic time-cycle divided into ___ vibhāg-s of ____ beats each

(4) Laya means _________

(5) ________ means 'flag’ and is shown with all fingers straightened and held close to one another

(6) Before starting and at the end of any dance practice and/or presentation the dancer does a formal ________________ showing respect to Musicians, Stage, God, Guru and the Audience.

(7) The dance syllables that are produced from stomping are called _________

(8) Pt. Birju Maharaj-ji belongs to  _________ Gharānā of Kathak