Tag Archives: Uttarang

Raag Hameer.

Raag Hameer is derived from Kalyan That.Both the Madhyams are used in this raag.It is a Veer-Rasa (ie it gives us feeling of enthusiasm and courage of warriors).In the Aarohan(ie ascending swars)all Shudh swars are used and Panchan is forbidden(Vajra).In … Continue reading

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Poorv Raag

In hindustani classical music,there is definate time to sing a particular raag.Raagas sung between afternoon 12 to midnight 12 are known as Poorv raag or Poorvaag Vadi raag.Same with raagas sung between midnight 12 to afternoon 12 are known as … Continue reading

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Raag Jaunpuri

Raag Jaunpuri belongs to Asavari That.Some experts,consider it indistinguishable from the Shudh Rishabh Asavari.Its attractive swars also make it popular raaga in carnatic circles.This is a Uttarang Pradhan Raag and can be expanded in Madhya and Tar Saptaks.The atmosphere created … Continue reading

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Raag Shankara.

Raag Shankara is a Veer-Rasa(Rudra Roop for Tandav of Lord Shankara).This is the best expression for this raag.It is developed from Bilawal That.All Swars used in the raag are Shudh.It is Uttarang Pradhan (surs of upper region of octave are … Continue reading

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