Tag Archives: Vadi

Gaud Sarang.

Gaud Sarang is a daytime raaga,but gives effect of night melodies.The overall impact is identical to that in Raag Kedar or Raag Bihaag (they both are night raagas).Gaud Sarang has a Vakr build.Shuddha Madhyam is a prominent note but not … Continue reading

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Praveshika Pratham.

Total Marks:75. Pass Marks:26. Practical:60,Theory:15.No written Exam. Raagas:Yaman,Kafi,Khamaaj,Bhimpalasi,Baageshri,Bhoop,Des,Durga. Students should well versed with Aarohan/Avrohan,Pakad,Prarambhik Aalap/Swar elaboration of all Raagas. One bandish of each raag should be known, One bandish with Aalap,Swar vistaar,Taan of any 6 raagas. One bandish/swar vistaar in … Continue reading

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Jai Jaivanti

Raag Jai Jaivanti comes from Khamaaj That.It is a Vakr Sampoorna Raag.This raag has Two Gandhar  and Two Nishad.In Aarohan the Ga and Ni  used are Shudh while in Avroh it is Komal.In Avroh phrase ‘ Re Ga(komal)Re Sa.This is … Continue reading

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Shudh Kalyan.

Shudh Kalyan raag is derived from Kalyan Thaat.According to Bhatkande school of classical music Ma and Ni are not taken in Aaroh but Avroh is Sampoorna (all swars taken) with Ma Teevr.But many school of music,don’t include Ma and Ni … Continue reading

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Raag Malkauns.

Raag Malkauns is a very popular Hindustani classical Raaga.In South it is known as Hindolam.The raag has a strong public appeal.Rishabh and Pancham swars are Varjit ie not included in this raag and thus make it a pentatonic raag.Ga ,Dh,Ni … Continue reading

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Grah,Ansh and Nyaas

In old books of hindustani classical music,in discription of raag -Grah,Ansh and Nyaas Swars played an important role.But nowadays,these swars have lost their importance and are replaced by Vadi and Samvadi Swars.The Swar from which a song starts is known … 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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