Sahitya Sangeet

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Raga Durga



Raga Description

 

 This is a very popular nocturnal melody which is also very sweet to listen to. R R m R; ,D ,D S clarifies the Raga format. Though originally from South Indian Classical Music, this Raga is equally suitable for Hindustani Classical Music style. Khayals and Bandishen and very nicely composed and people practically sway and dance to the melodic compositions. Pancham should not be a resting note in Avroh.

This Raga creates a very soothing atmosphere which is neither very deep nor very playful. Following are the illustrative combinations of this Raga

R m P D ; P D m ; m P D D m ; D m P D S' ; D D S' S' D D m; m P D ; m R ,D S;

Swar Notations


Swaras Gandhar and Nishad Varjya. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.


Jati

Audhav - Audhav


Thaat

Bilawal


Vadi/Samvadi

Madhyam/Shadj


Time

2nd Prahar of the Night


Vishranti Sthan

S; R; P; D; - S'; D; m; R;


Mukhya-Ang

m P D ; m R ,D S ; R R P;


Aaroh-Avroh

S R m P D S' - S' D P D m R S ,D S ;

 

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