Raag Madhuvanti

Swar Notations

Swaras Rishabh and Dhaivat Varjya in Aaroh, Gandhar Komal, Madhyam Teevra. Rest All Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Audhav - Sampurna
Thaat Todi
Vadi/Samvadi Pancham/Shadj
Time 4th Prahar of the Day : Din ka Chaturth Prahar
Vishranti Sthan S; g; P; N; - S'; N; P; R;
Mukhya-Ang ,N S M g M P; M g S R S;
Aaroh-Avroh ,N S g M P N S' - S' N D P M g M g R S ,N S;

Raag Description: Raag Madhuvanti is a fairly recent melody. Earlier it was known as Raag Ambika. It is a sweet melodic combination with fair degree of freedom for development into an impressive mellifluous mood with wide public appeal. This is a playful Raag full of romantic, loving sentiments.

The nearest Raag is Raag Multani. Using Rishabh and Dhaivat Shuddha in Raag Multani, Raag Madhuvanti appears. While rendering Rishabh in Avroh, Shadj (Sa) is used as a Kan swar, particularly in Alaps like: M g SR S. The combinations illustrative of Raag format are:

,N S M ; M g R S ; N D P ; P D P ; M g ; M g R S; g M P N S' ; N S' D D P ; D P M g M g ; M g R S ; R ,N S ;


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1 Bada Khyal - Rain Ke Jage Ho Piya
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
2 Bada Khyal - Sab Sukh Dino He Kartaar
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
3 Sadra - Balma Tori Neha Bhari Nazariya
Taal - Jhaptal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
4 Sadra - Jiyra Mora Lage Na
Taal - Jhaptal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
5 Sadra - Mora Man Lago Re Piya Tumison
Taal - Jhaptal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
6 Sadra - Sajanwa Re Aaan Milo Re
Taal - Jhaptal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
7 Bada Khyal - Mori Suno Shyam
Taal - Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
8 Bada Khyal - Kaiso Hai Ye Sakhi Piya Chatur
Taal - Ektal Madhya Lay
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
9 Chota Khyal - Hamasan Batiyan Kahe Karat
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
10 Chota Khyal - Aaye Ri Meherban Mandirwa
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
11 Chota Khyal - Madhuban Me Bisar Gai
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
12 Chota Khyal - Malan Laao Chun Chun Kaliyan
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
13 Chota Khyal - Nain Nain Me Biraje Nandlaal Chabi Tihaari
Taal - Ektal Drut
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
14 Chota Khyal - Re Tu Ched Na Mohe Kuwar Kanhaiya
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
15 Chota Khyal - Sajan Bin Mora Jiya Akulaye
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
16 Chota Khyal - Begi Daras Dikha Ja Piya
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
17 Chota Khyal - Maanat Na Mori Baat
Taal - Ektal Drut
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
18 Chota Khyal - Nithur Balma More Piya
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
19 Chota Khyal - Meher Ki Najariyan Karo
Taal - Ektal Drut
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
20 Sargam - Ma Ga Re Sa Ni Sa Ma Ga Ma Pa
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe