Sahitya Sangeet

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Musical Notations



Dear Music Lovers And Students,

In the table listed below it can be easily understood how each swar is written in the musical notation.

Thank you.

Rabindranath Banerjee(Ranjan)



Notes:

There are 12 notes in an octave (saptak) out of which swar सा (S) and प (P) are always shudha, and swar रे (R) ग (G) ध (D) and नि (N) can be shudha as well as komal where as swar म (M) can be shudha and tivra.


This can be better understood with the diagram below.


Tivra Swar मे (Mͥ)

Shudha Swar
सा (S) रे (R) ग (G) म (M) प (P) ध (D) नि (N)


Komal Swar
रे॒ (R) ग॒ (G) ध॒ (D) नी॒ (N)



In the table listed below it can be understood how to write swaras of


Mandra Saptak
(Lower Octave)


Madhya Saptak
(Middle Octave) and


Taar Saptak
(Higher Octave).


Hindi
सा̣ रे̱̣ रे̣ ग̱̣ ग̣ म̣ मे̣ प̣ ध̱̣ ध̣ नी̱̣ नि सा रे̱ रे ग̱ ग म मे प ध॒ ध नी॒ नि सां रें̱ रें गं̱ गं मं में पं धं̱ धं नीं॒ निं

English
Ṣ Ṟ̣ Ṛ G̱̣ G̣ Ṃ Ṃͥ P̣ D ̱̣ D ̣ Ṉ̣ Ṇ S Ṟ R G̱ G M Mͥ P D ̱ D Ṉ N Ṡ Ṟ̇ Ṙ Ġ̱ Ġ M M̱ͥ Ṗ D ̱̇ D ̇ Ṉ̇ Ṅ
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