Category Archives: Aditi

Komal and Teevra Sur.

Out of these seven surs ,Re Ga Dh and Ni become “Komal”when their frequency is lower than their shudhha form.There place on the harmonium or keyboard is one note previous to their shudhha swar. Among the seven basic swars,only one,that … Continue reading

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Sur

Musical Naad used for singing is known as Sur.To Learn music it is necessary to have knowledge of sur.Sur is nothing but a musical note.There are seven standard notes in Indian classical music.They are Sa,Re,Ga,Ma,Pa,Dh,Ni.They are also called Shadja,Rishabh,Gandhar,Madhyam,Pancham,Dhaivat and … Continue reading

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Naad

The origin of music is “Naad”.It is a musical sound.It is a series of regular vibrations in a medium like air(as opposed to irregular vibrations,which would be heard as noise).

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Raaga

Raaga is a important artifact of Indian music

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Alhaiya Bilawal

Raag  Alhaiya Bilawal  is  famous raag of Hindustani classical music.All sur are shudh in this raag but in aarohan sometimes Dh Ni Dh Pa is sung to increase the beauty of raag.In Aarohan ‘Ma ‘ is not used. ‘Dh’ is … Continue reading

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Kafi

The Kafi is an important raag of Hindustani classical music.This raag corresponds to Kharaharapriya in Carnatic music .Kafi that is also famous among the ten Thats.It is not quite an ancient raag .According  to Pandit Bhatkhande ,the name of the … Continue reading

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Yaman

Raag  Yaman is also known as Emaan in West Asia  and Kalyan in Carnatic classical music.It is supposed to be one of the most fundamental raag in Hindustani classical music.It is usually one of the first raag taught to the … Continue reading

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