Raag Durga

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 ;  

Raag 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 Raag format. Though originally from South Indian Classical Music, this Raag 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 Raag creates a very soothing atmosphere which is neither very deep nor very playful. Following are the illustrative combinations of this Raag:

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;


Listen to Raag Durga: Following bandishen are taken from the book "Acharya Tanarang Ki Bandishen Vol I" written by Acharya Vishwanath Rao Ringe 'Tanarang'. The book contains 285 Bandishen from 31 Raags and an Audio CD. To buy the book, please contact us. All the following bandishen are sung by Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe.

 

1
Bada Khyal: Biti Sari Rain Tanarang Rasiya Ke Bin
Taal: Ektal Vilambit
Theme: Virah Ras
2
Bada Khyal: Deen Dayal Kar Do Beda Paar
Taal: Ektal Vilambit
Theme: Bhakti Ras
3
Bada Khyal: Beeti Sari Rain Tanarang Rasiya
Taal: Tilwada Vilambit
Theme: Virah Ras
4
Bada Khyal - Sadra: Atul Vardaani Ma Sharada
Taal: Jhaptal Vilambit
Theme: Maa Saraswati
5
Bada Khyal - Sadra: Bichur Gaye Shyam Jabson
Taal: Jhaptal Vilambit
Theme: Virah Ras
6
Chota Khyal: Parabramha Parmeshwar Aadi Dev Tu Anant
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Bhakti Ras
7
Chota Khyal: Baalamuva More Ghar Aaja Re
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Shringar Ras
8
Chota Khyal: Chaila Langarwa Shyam Salona
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Krishna - Gopiyon se Chedchad
9
Chota Khyal: Man Mohe Brij Balika Shyam
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Radha
10
Chota Khyal: Soudamini Kada Kada Ke Damke
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Rainy Season
11
Chota Khyal: Devi Bhajo Durge Bhawani
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Maa Durga
12
Chota Khyal: Muraliya Baaji Re Baaji
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Krishna - Murlidhar
13
Chota Khyal: Rok Na Dagriya Tanarang
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shri Krishna - Gopiyon se Chedchad
14
Chota Khyal: Sajanwa Tore Bina Chain Na
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Virah Ras
15
Tarana: Tanan Tanan Tan Deem Tadare Dani
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Suitable for Dance
16
Sargam: Dha Sa Dha Pa Ma Re Sa Re Pa
Taal: Trital Drut