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What are Raga/Raag?

Raag or Raga is one of the most important concepts in Indian Classical Music. It is nothing but a collection of sur or swaras sung...

5 Ways to describe a raga or raag?

Raga or Raag is a framework created out of surs or swaras. Each raga is said to affect an emotion in the minds of listeners....

What are Thaat and Pakad of ragas

Thaat and Pakad help us understand the structure of raga and the way of singing respectively. In this tutorial, we will learn about them and...

What are Swaras (or Sur) ?

The word swara (meaning notes) is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Svar’, which means sound. There are different forms of sound.But the sound which is...

Raga – Gaud Sarang

Raga Gaud Sarang by Kishori Amonkar Gaud Sarang is a raga in Hindustani classical music that combines characteristics of Sarang raag and Gaud raga (Gaud...

Famous bhajan on Tilak Kamod.

Pakad of Tilak Kamod- Pa(lower octave) Ni Sa Re Ga Sa,Sa Re Ga Sa Ni,Re Ma Pa Dh Ma Pa Sa(higher octave). This Bhajan clearly...

Raag Hameer

Raag Hameer is derived from Kalyan Thaat. Both Teevra and Shudh Ma swaras are used in this raag. It is a Veer-Rasa (i.e. it gives...

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...

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...