What is a
Raaga - Raga?
occupy a very dominant position in Indian
Definitions of a Raaga
on the rules of Indian Classical Music, to
qualify as a Raga, the combination of notes must have the following
- Notes ( swaras)
- There must be atleast 5 notes or a maximum of 7 notes (swaras)
in a Raag.
- Aaroh & Avroh
- Every Raga must have an “Aaroh” - ascending notes & an “Avroh”
- descending movement of notes.
- Vadi & Samvadi
- Every raag must have “Vadi” - most prominent & dominating
notes and “Samvadi” notes - notes that complement the dominating notes.
- Melodious - A
raag must be pleasant sounding and must be able to enchant the listener
with its melody.
- Key Note - The
key not can never be missing in a Raag - ie, “C” note or “Shadaj”.
Classical Music, many different ragas are recognised
and played. Each ragas has its own mood and specific identity which
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