Raag Bhairav is a very common raag.According to mythology , it was the first raag .It is believed that it emanated directly from the face of Mahadev(Shiva).It is very well known raag but it is seldom heard because it is a morning raag and most performances are in the evening.Kalingada is similar raag to Bhairav.The use of Bhairav in film music is much more flexible.Bhairav has a very simple structure.Vadi sur in this raag is ‘Dh’ and Samwadi sur is ‘Re’.
Time of singing-Early Morning.
Aarohan– Sa Re (komal)Ga Ma Pa Dh(komal) Ni Sa’.
Avrohan-Sa’Ni Dh(komal) Pa Ma Ga Re(komal) Sa.
Pakad-Sa Ga Ma Pa Dh Pa Ga Ma Re Sa.
Sa Re Sa “Ni “Dh Sa.
Ma Ga Re Sa Ga Ma Pa Dh Pa Ga Ma Pa Ma Re Sa.
Ga Ma Pa Dh Ni Sa’ Re’Sa’ Ni Sa’ Dh Pa Ga Ma Re Sa.
Bandish-Jago Brij Raaj Kunwar.
Popular Songs Based on Bhairavi Raag.
1. Ai Dil Ab Kahin Na Ja (Hindi)
2.Ai Mere Dil Kahin Aur Chal (Hindi)
Singer: Talat Mahmood.
3.Awara Hoon Ya Gardish Main(Hindi)
4. April Fool Banaya(Hindi).
Music Director: Shanker-Jaikishen.