Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bageshri

Raag Bageshri is a Hindustani Classical raag.It is a popular raag of late night,which is meant to depict the emotion of a woman waiting  for reunion with her lover.It is said to have been first sung by Mian Tansen,the celebrated … Continue reading

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Brindabani Sarang

In Indian Classical Music Sarang is also known as Vrindavani Sarang or Brindabani Sarang.It is a pentatonic (5 notes) scale raag.It is parent raag of Sarang Ragang Family ,get its name from folk origin in UttarPradesh’s Vrindavan or Lord Krishna’s … Continue reading

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Bihag

Raag Bihag is a popular  raag of Indian Classical Music.Its strong characteristic is the use of both Madhyams.ie Tivr and shudh ‘Ma’.Opinion differs as to which ‘Ma ‘should be given prominence.The orthodox approach is to give importance to shudh ‘Ma’.However,more … Continue reading

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Kedar

Raag  Kedar  is a Hindustani classical raag.This raag is placed on a high pedestal in the realms of Indian classical music.In this raag both Tivr  and shudh’Ma’ are used.Tivr ‘Ma’ is generally used in Aarohan.Still, sometimes in Avrohan Tivr ‘Ma’ … Continue reading

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Tilak Kamod

Tilak Kamod is a very melodious raag of Hindustani Classical Music.Light classical generes are popular in Tilak Kamod.This raag is very close to raag Desh,and hence requires a skilful rendition for the differences to be distinct  to the listener.Generally both … Continue reading

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Ahir Bhairav

Raag Ahir Bhairav is very ancient raag of Hindustan classical music.It is a mixture of Raag Bhairav and the ancient but now rare raag Abhiri or perhaps a mixture of Bhairav and Kafi.This Raag is also known as Uttarang raag(second … Continue reading

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