Sahitya Sangeet

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Raga Malgunji



Notations
Swaras Pancham Varjya in Aaroh. Both Nishads, Both Gandhars. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.

Jati
Shadhav-Sampurna Vakra

Thaat
Kafi

Vadi/Samvadi
Madhyam/Shadj

Time
3rd Prahar of the Night

Vishranti Sthan
S; m; - m; S;

Mukhya-Ang
G m g R S ; ,n S ; ,D ,n S R G m ;

Aaroh-Avroh
S R G m D n S' - S' n D P m G R G m g R S ;

Raga Description
Raga Malgunji is a very melodious Raga. Malgunji also has some elements of Raga Khamaj. This Raga employs Shuddha Gandhar in Aaroh and Komal Gandhar in Avroh.

Raga Vachak notes of Raga Malgunji are S ,D ,N S R G m which are recurring. In Uttarang, Nishad Shuddha is occasionally rendered like m D N S. Shuddha Gandhar is a Prominent note. Vadi is Madhyam and Samvadi is Shadj. This Raga can be expanded in all the three octaves.

This Raga creates a heavy atmosphere.

Following are the illustrative combinations of the Raga Malgunji: S ,D ,n S R G m ; m D n S' ; S' n D P m G m ; m g R S ; S ,n ,D ,n S R G m ; m D N S' ; S' R' S' R' n S' ; R' R' S' n D P ; n n D P m G R G m ; m g R S ;
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