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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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Raag Kamod.

Raag Kamod comes from Kalyan that.It has shadows of  Malhar,Hameer,Kalyan with a glimpse of Kedar and Chhayanat.Both the Madhyams are used in this raag.Teevr Madhyam is used in glimpse with Pancham in Aarohan(upward series).Gandhar is Vakr(just touched ) in Avrohan … 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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Vakr Swar.

While singing Aarohan or Avrohan,we take diversion from a Swar to a previous swar and then come back to the old swar.The swar from which we take diversion is known as Vakr swar.For eg: Aarohan-Pa Dh Ni Dh Sa’.In this … Continue reading

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Raag Darbari Kanada

Raag Darbari Kanada is also known as Raag Darbari belongs to Kanada family ie it is originated from Carnatic music.It has been been brought into North India by Tansen.He used to sing this raag in the court of Akbar in … 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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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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