Raag Saraswati

Swar Notations

Swaras Gandhar, Nishad Varjya in Aaroh, Gandhar Varjya in Avroh. Madhyam Teevra, Nishad Komal. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Audhav - Shadhav
Thaat Khamaj
Vadi/Samvadi Pancham/Rishabh
Time 2nd Prahar of the Night : Ratri ka Dwitiya Prahar
Vishranti Sthan R; P; S'; - D; P; R;
Mukhya-Ang R M P D n D ; P M D P ; M R M P ; D S' n D;
Aaroh-Avroh S R M P D S' - S' n D P M P M R S ,n ,D S;

Raag Description: This is a very sweet melody and has been imported from Carnatic Music. In this Raag Pancham-Rishabh Sangati is Raag Vachak. Madhyam Teevra is the vital note of this Raag. Komal Nishad is used as: R M P D S' n D ; M P n D ; R M P S' n D ; P M D P (M)R ,n ,D S. The following combinations clearly bring out the Raag mood.

R R M M P ; R M P D n D ; P ; D S' R' ; n n D P ; D P M P ; M R ; R M P ; M n D P ; M P M R ; S R ,n ,D S ; S R M P R M P ; D S' n D ; M P (M)R ; S R ,n ,D S;

Some musicians use Komal Nishad in Aaroh making the Jati of this Raag Shadhav-Shadhav.


Listen to Raag Saraswati: 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. All the following bandishen are sung by Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe.
 

1
Bada Khyal: Jage Mere Bhag Piya
Taal: Ektal Vilambit
Theme: Shringar Ras
2
Chota Khyal: Balma Jane Na Man Ki Bitha
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Roothna Manana
3
Chota Khyal: Devi Sharda Sangeet Kala
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Maa Saraswati
4
Chota Khyal: Jare Jare Kagwa Ja Re
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Virah Ras
5
Chota Khyal: Maa Saraswati Sharda Devi
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Maa Saraswati
6
Chota Khyal: Saghan Ban Me Murla Nache
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Rainy Season
7
Chota Khyal: Ulajh Gaye Nain Tanarang Son
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Shringar Ras
8
Sargam: Ni Dha Ni Dha Pa Ma
Taal: Ektal Drut