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 is  now no longer in use).

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 Ma is a prominent note but not a resting note.Resting note of the raaga are Ga and Dha. Teevr Ma is Vakr.Teevr Ma is used with Pancham like “Pa Ma(teevr)Pa”.The basic identity of the the raaga is known by “Ga Re Ma Ga”.




Time-3rd prahar of day. (12 PM – 3 PM).

Jati-Sampoorna–Sampoorna Vakr.

Aaroh-Sa Ga Re Ma Ga Pa Ma Dh Pa Ni Dh Sa’.

Avroh-Sa’Dh Ni Pa Ma(teevr)Pa Ga Re Ma Ga Pa Re Sa.

Pakad-Sa Ga Re Ma Ga,Pa Re Sa.

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