Raag Rageshree

Swar Notations

Swaras Rishabh and Pancham Varjya in Aaroh, Pancham Varjya in Avroh. Nishad Komal. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Audhav - Shadhav
Thaat Khamaj
Vadi/Samvadi Gandhar/Nishad
Time (9 pm to 12 am): 2nd Prahar of the Night : Ratri ka Dwitiya Prahar
Vishranti Sthan G; m; D;
Mukhya-Ang ,n ,D ,n S ; G m R S ; G m D n D m ; G m R S;
Aaroh-Avroh S G m D n S' - S' n D m G m R S;

Raag Description: This is a very melodious Raag. In music literature, Raag Rageshree is said to have both Shuddha and Komal Nishads. But these days artists choose to sing Rageshree mostly with Komal Nishad and use Shuddha Nishad rarely.

In Avroh, S' n D m G R S may also be taken. However, these days S' n D m G m R S seems to be more popular. Madhyam is strong and D-G Sangati is Raag Vachak like: m G ; m D G ; G m n D ; G m R S. Sometimes in Aaroh, Rishabh is used as a Kan swar for Gandhar like: S G (R)G m R S.

Sometimes a varient of this Raag is sung using Pancham and is known as Pancham-Rageshree, like: G m P m G m R S ; S' n D m G m P m G m R S. However, this is very rarely heard these days. These are the illustrative combinations of the Raag:

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


Listen to Raag Rageshree: These bandishen are composed by Acharya Vishwanath Rao Ringe 'Tanarang' and will be published in future volumes of the book 'Acharya Tanarang Ki Bandishen'. For more information, please contact us.


1 Bada Khyal - Dhan Dhan Ri Mori Aali
Taal - Trital Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
2 Bada Khyal - Mero Man Laago Charnan
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
3 Bada Khyal - Niranjan Ki Jai He Jagtrata
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
4 Bada Khyal - Rain Ke Jage Ho Piya
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
5 Bada Khyal - Sab Sukh Deenho He Kartar
Taal - Ektal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
6 Bada Khyal - Aadesh Gururaj Deeje
Taal - Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
7 Bada Khyal - Kaliyan Vividh Kunj
Taal - Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
8 Sadra - Shubh Ghari Aai Mori
Taal - Jhaptal Vilambit
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
9 Chota Khyal - Aaj Sajan Ghar Aaye
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
10 Chota Khyal - Ban Ban Bolat Koyaliya
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
11 Chota Khyal - Jhanan Jhanan Jhanan Baaje
Taal - Ektal Drut
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
12 Chota Khyal - Jin Rok Banwari Gail
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
13 Chota Khyal - Muraliya Baaji Re Baaji
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
14 Chota Khyal - Naahi Parat Meiko Chain Tum Bin
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
15 Chota Khyal - Nainwa Ulajh Gaye More
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
16 Chota Khyal - Rasiya Bahut Din Paache
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
17 Chota Khyal - Ratat Rasna Naahi Gopal
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
18 Chota Khyal - Sajanwa Kab Re Aan Milo Re
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
19 Chota Khyal - Sakhiyan Aai Ri Sab Hulsat
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
20 Chota Khyal - Sur Me Base Hain Shri Ram
Taal - Trital
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
21 Chota Khyal - Aaye Nahi Gharwa Piya
Taal - Ektal Drut
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
22 Desh Bhakti Geet - Tu Jaag Jaag Jaag Re (Raag - Mishra Rageshree)
Taal - Dadra
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe
23 Sargam - Ga Ma Re Sa Ni Sa
Taal - Roopak
Singer - Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe