Recently, renowned Dhrupad vocalist (Padma Shri awardee) Ramakant Gundecha passed away in Bhopal. Consider the following given statements about the Dhrupad:
- Dhrupad be a form of the Gandharva Veda, the Vedic science of music, which is a branch of Sama Veda.
- It is performed by a solo singer or a small number of singers in unison to the beat of the mridang rather than the tabla.
- Like all Indian classical music, dhrupad is modal and monophonic, with a single melodic line and no chord progression.
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:
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