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Raga Bilawal

 

 


Bilaval or Bilawal is a raga and the basis for the eponymous thaat in Hindustani classical music.

 

Raga Bilawal is named after Veraval, Gujarat. Bilawal had become the basic scale for North Indian music by the early part of the 19th century.

 

Its tonal relationships are comparable to the Western music C major scale. 

 


Thaat

 Bilaval


Vadi

 Dha


Equivalent

Dheerasankarabharanam

 


Pakad

 Ga Re, Ga Pa Dha Pa, ma Ga, ma Re Sa; Ga Re Ga Pa, Dha Ni Sa'; Sa' Ni Dha Pa, ma Ga Ma Re Sa


Arohana

Sa Re Ga ma, Ga Pa, Dha Ni Dha Ni Sa'


Avarohana

Sa' Ni Dha, Pa, ma Ga, Ma Re Sa

 

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