Raag Saraswati Kedar

Swar Notations

Swaras Both Madhyams and both Nishads. Gandhar and Dhaivat Varjya in Aaroh. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Audhav-Shadhav Vakra (very rare use of Gandhar in Avroh)
Time (9PM - 12 AM) : 2nd Prahar of the night : Ratri ka Dwitiya Prahar
Vishranti Sthan S M P D - S' P m R;
Mukhya-Ang R M P D P ; M P m R S ; M P D n D P D S'; S' n D P M m R ; S ,n ,D S;
Aaroh-Avroh S R M P D S' - S' n D P ; M P D P ; M m R S;

Raag Description: This raag is a mixture of two Raags - Raag Saraswati and Raag Kedar. The notations R R M M P ; MP Dn D P ; ,n ,D S of Raag Saraswati is blended with M P D N S' ; PD P m ; m G P ; S' R' S' ; m' m' R' S' of Raag Kedar to fully bring out the a new environment and mood. Gandhar in Avroh is very rarely used. Illustrative combinations are as follows:

S R M M M P ; PD P n n ; D P DP MP m ; S R M P ; D S' n DP ; D M P ; D P m ; m S R R S MP DP S' ; MP DN S' ; Dn D P ; DP MP m ; S R M P ; MP R M P D S' ; D n D P ; DS' R'S' ; n ; n D P ; PD P m ; M S' R' S' ; DS' R'S' ; nD PM ; Pm S R R S.

This beautiful combination of both Raags has been done first by Acharya Vishwanath Rao Ringe 'Tanarang'.