Raag Jaldhar-Kedar

Swar Notations

Swaras Gandhar and Nishad Varjya. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Audhav-Audhav
Thaat Bilawal
Vadi/Samvadi Madhyam/Shadj
Time (9PM - 12 AM) : 2nd Prahar of the night : Ratri ka Dwitiya Prahar
Vishranti Sthan m; S;
Mukhya-Ang S R S m ; m R P m ; m P D S' ; R' S' D P m ; P m R S ;
Aaroh-Avroh S R m P D S' - S' D P m R S ;

Raag Description: If the notes are compared, this Raag is similar to Raag Durga. But this Raag is sung with Kedar Ang and while performing one should make stop on Madhyam to make the Kedar Ang clear. For example: S R S m ; m R P m ; D P m ; S D P D P m ; m R P m ; S m R P ; D P m ; P m R S. In Raag Durga, m R P ; m R ,D S is rendered whereas in Jaldhar-Kedar m R P ; m R S ; S R S m is rendered and not m R ,D S.

To signify this Raag, one should use m R - R P Sangati (Malhar Ang). This Raag is sung in Madhya Saptak and Tar Saptak. This Raag is also sung anytime in Rainy season. Following are the illustrative combinations of Raag Jaldhar Kedar:

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