Raag Devgiri Bilawal

Swar Notations

Swaras Both Nishads, Madhyam Varjya in Aaroh. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Shadhav - Sampurna Vakra
Thaat Bilawal
Vadi/Samvadi Shadj/Pancham
Time (6 AM - 9 AM): 1st Prahar of the Day : Din ka Pratham Prahar
Vishranti Sthan S; G; P; - P; G; S';
Mukhya-Ang S ; ,D ,N ,D S R G ; G R S ; ,D ,P G ; ,N R G m G ; G P m ; G R S ;
Aaroh-Avroh S R G P D N S' - S' N D P ; D n D P ; m G R S ; ,N S ; ,D ,P G R S ;

Raag Description: Raag Devgiri Bilawal is a combination of Shuddha Kalyan and Bilawal along with some traces of Kalyan. In this Raag, one should not use Teevra Madhyam, otherwise it will become Raag Yamani Bilawal. In Avroh, Nishad Komal is used like this: S' D n P or S' N D P D n D P m G R G R S ;

Shuddha Kalyan appears in: G R S ,D ,P G and Kalyan appears in S ,N ,D S ; ,N R G ; G R S. This Raag is mostly sung in Mandra and Madhya Saptaks. Following combinations are illustrative of Raag Devgiri Bilawal:

G R G ; G m G R S ; ,D ,P G R S ; S ,N R G m G ; G R G P ; P D N S' ; S' N D P ; D n D P ; m G R G R S ; ,N R G R S;


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1 Bada Khyal - Pat Rakho Murari
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
2 Chota Khyal - Hamsan Bolat Kahe Na Rasiya
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
3 Chota Khyal - Kablon Niharoon Baat Piya
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
4 Chota Khyal - Kablon Sahun Avhelna
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
5 Chota Khyal - Sumir Sumir Hari Naam Pyare
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
6 Sargam - Ga Ga Ma Ga Re Ga Re
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe